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ETICS are amazing: EAE Awards 2021

For the first time ever the EAE Award 2021 ceremony will be included in the program of the 5th European ETICS Forum, scheduled for 16th September 2021 in Prague/CZ.   The new award aims to honour amazing examples of energy-efficient projects from...

New President Leads EAE in Future-Oriented EU Projects

The European Association of ETICS (EAE) has consistently expanded the scope, spectrum and intensity of activities in Brussels and among European member associations in 2020. In the year just begun, this course will continue under the newly...

ETICS are amazing: EAE Awards 2021

For the first time ever the EAE Award 2021 ceremony will be included in the program of the 5th European ETICS Forum, scheduled for 16th September 2021 in Prague/CZ.   The new award aims to honour amazing examples of energy-efficient...

New President Leads EAE in Future-Oriented EU Projects

The European Association of ETICS (EAE) has consistently expanded the scope, spectrum and intensity of activities in Brussels and among European member associations in 2020. In the year just begun, this course will continue under...

COP26 climate summit to examine role of buildings

The COP26 climate summit hosted by the UK in November will include a focus on architecture and construction after its president Alok Sharma announced plans to include a ‘built environment day’   Sharma, who last week quit as business...

frESCO: Innovative business models for novel energy service bundles for residential consumers

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a form of ‘creative financing’ for capital improvement which allows funding energy upgrades from cost reductions.   Do you know that despite the large economic energy saving potential in the EU,...

Surface synergies and conflicts in smart cities

Surface area is an important but limited resource in cities that aim to become climate neutral. It can be used to, for example, generate heat or electricity via active solar systems, improve air quality via greening, or provide cooling...

Building sector emissions hit record high, but low-carbon pandemic recovery can help transform sector – UN report

CO2 emissions increased to 9.95 GtCO2 in 2019. The sector accounts for 38% of all energy-related CO2 emissions when adding building construction industry emissions. Direct building CO2 emissions need to halve by 2030 to get on track for...

EEnvest newsletter #3

The 3rd newsletter of EEnvest project is out!   The contents included in the issue are the following: Interview with Miguel Casas, Energinvest Interview with Dimitris Ntimos, IES Workshop on De-risking energy efficiency...

Home delivery: energy-efficient buildings for a brighter future

Buildings account for 40% of the EU’s energy consumption and 36% of its greenhouse gas emissions. The EU knows that improving their energy efficiency is vital for achieving its 2050 climate targets under the European Green Deal.    And its...