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ZeroCO2 Final Conference Shaping the Buildings Low Carbon Future

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Buildings are responsible for approximately 40 % of energy consumption and are producing 36 % of all CO2 emissions in the EU. How will we modify these figures? How will we meet the objectives of the energy performance of buildings and the Energy efficiency directives?


The Interreg Europe ZeroCO2 project has provided some answers by analysing good practices, identifying financial solutions and proposing some actions.


Conference Registration is free but mandatory, please click Register link at bottom of the page.


Conference Agenda to view below in English and French.




9.00 – 9.30   Registration 


9.30 – 9.40   Introduction by the moderator (Chris Ashe) 


9.40 – 9.50   Welcome by director of AVITEM, Bernard Valero 


9.50 – 10.10   ZEROCO2 project, results (Roman Kekec - LEA Spodnje Podravje, Slovenia) 


10.10 – 10.30   ZEROCO2 best practice from the partnership (Lea Hämäläinen - Thermopolis, Finland) 


10.30 – 11.00   Coffee break 


11.00 – 11.30   ZEROCO2 – Certification of ZEROCO2 buildings (Ioannis Vourdoubas - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece) 


11.30 – 12.00   ZeroCO2 Buildings in the Light of the New 2018 Energy Performance Buildings Directive (Charles Yousif – University of Malta) 




12.00 – 13.30   Lunch 



13.30 – 14.00   Cost-optimal Energy Performance Rating Levels for the Building Sector in Malta (Carmelo Barbara, Malta) 


14.00 – 14.30   Joint Action Plan towards a common framework for integrated strategies for the Energy Renovation of Public Buildings (ERPB) in the Mediterranean – SHERPA project (Emmanuel Maniscalco – Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe) 


14.30 – 15.00   Bank support for energy renovation of buildings in Greece (Michelioudakis Ioannis, Former Fund Manager in Piraeus Bank of Greece) 


15.00 – 15.20   Interreg Europe – state of play (Alexis Francois – Interreg Europe)  


15.20 – 15.50   Plenary Session with expert panel 


15.50 – 16.00   Final words and closing the Conference 



Simultaneous translation will be provided for French and English! 


Registration is free but mandatory

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