Residential buildings

OptEEmAL Platform for design of energy efficient retrofitting projects at building and district level

The OptEEmAL Platform is a great tool to design any energy efficient retrofitting project at building and district level. It provides the user with a holistic tool that reduces time and costs in the design phase, and improves the whole process in...

Examining Building Renovation Passports

by Marine Faber (BPIE)   Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a strong, long-time advocate for bringing building performance data to the market and using it alongside other tools such as audits, to help building...

OptEEmAL Platform for design of energy efficient retrofitting projects at building and district level

The OptEEmAL Platform is a great tool to design any energy efficient retrofitting project at building and district level. It provides the user with a holistic tool that reduces time and costs in the design phase, and improves the whole...

Examining Building Renovation Passports

by Marine Faber (BPIE)   Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a strong, long-time advocate for bringing building performance data to the market and using it alongside other tools such as audits, to help...

Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest...

Rekonstrukcja Europy: ubóstwo Energetyczne – nikt nie musi wybierać między ogrzewaniem i jedzeniem

16 marca 2017, zaktualizować Europy wydała biuletyn poświęcony ubóstwa energetycznego w Unii Europejskiej: jej przyczyny, skutki i możliwe rozwiązania. %Odprawa 00The wyróżnia następujące:     Ubóstwa energetycznego jest tak...

Does policy work?

For more than 20 years, the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) has gathered world experts at a conference in upper Austria to raise awareness of new measures aiding the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency.   With...

Warm Homes page for Bosnia homeowners is launched

Two dominant and closely related problems the world faces today are the lack of uncertainty in energy supply on the one hand, and environmental pollution and climate change as a result of excessive energy consumption on the other hand. One...

Improved local energy efficiency financing but far from Paris commitments, concludes Climate Alliance

The European Commission published its 1.000-page “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package featuring new legislative proposals for the energy future of the EU, supposed to lead the bloc to the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  ...

UIPI’s Initial Reaction to the Clean Energy Package

European private landlords and homeowners welcome the holistic approach of the Clean Energy Package, but stress the need to balance the efforts to be done in the building sector with the necessity to provide affordable housing.     The...