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Thermal comfort, indoor air quality and daylight are key factors in the comfort of building occupants. Despite the interconnection of these aspects and the related requirements, the way to achieve indoor air quality and thermal comfort are not clear enough in some EU countries.
Post date: 5 aug 2020
Type: Nieuws

This year marks the 15thEuropean Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW.  Under the circumstances with Covid-19 the event was adapted to provide a dynamic, interactive and carefully organised online format. This effort has proved successful with more than 6300 registered participants and 4600 active online participants and some sessions of the policy conference gathering over 1500 registrations from people around the world.
Post date: 29 jul 2020
Type: Nieuws

The MOBISTYLE Game is a mobile application that uses “nudges”, complemented by “tips”, to change user behaviour based on the sensors available in the residence. Residential users are the key target users as they have most control of their environment.  
Post date: 17 jul 2020
Type: Tool

Remote area Energy supply with Multiple Options for integrated hydrogen-based TEchnologies REMOTE has the objective to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of two fuel cells-based H2 energy storage solutions (one integrated P2P system, one nonintegrated P2G+G2P system). 4 DEMOs supplied by renewable electricity will installed in either isolated micro-grids or off-grid remote areas.  
Post date: 17 jul 2020
Type: Link

All EU countries must establish a long-term renovation strategy to support the renovation of their national building stock into a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050.    The requirement for EU countries to adopt a long-term renovation strategy is set out in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU), which was revised in 2018 (2018/844/EU). These strategies will form part of EU countries’ integrated national energy and climate plans (NECPs).
Post date: 17 jul 2020
Type: Link

Last year the main focus was on improving the energy performance of buildings. Reducing the use of fossil fuels and the direct and indirect CO₂ emission of buildings caused by heating, cooling and ventilating and at the same time improving or safeguarding the indoor environmental quality.  
Post date: 16 jul 2020
Type: Nieuws

Let's shape the future together   European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. With our societies gradually lifting their lockdowns and recovery plans taking shape, we must now ensure that the transition to a post-corona society is sustainable, inclusive and resilient.
Post date: 16 jul 2020
Type: Evenement

A refurbished and improved building stock in the EU will help pave the way for a decarbonised and clean energy system, as the building sector is one of the largest energy consumers in Europe, responsible for more than one third of the EU's emissions.   Renovation of both public and private buildings is an essential measure in this context, and has been singled out in the European Green Deal as a key initiative to drive energy efficiency in the sector and deliver on objectives. 
Post date: 15 jul 2020
Type: Link

The European Demolition Association, EDA, was founded in 1978 and is the leading platform for national demolition associations, demolition contractors and suppliers.   The EDA has a strong focus on developments in Europe, which are of interest to the demolition industry.   Further, the EDA has amongst others the following objectives:  
Post date: 15 jul 2020
Type: Link

The new changes in the European Green Deal are expected to bring many benefits to people and businesses.   Thanks to energy labels idea that help consumers to buy more eco-friendly products and save energy, or the new European Union (EU) rules that reduce the use of plastics, keeping keep public spaces, by 2018 the EU had achieved a 23% reduction greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 while growing its economy by 61%.  
Post date: 13 jul 2020
Type: Nieuws