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Rješenje problema energetske učinkovitosti u stambenim kućama  U Utorak, 8. Ožujka 2016   Pri tome se 43% europljana koji žive u stanovima, povećanje energetske učinkovitosti tih svojstava od presudne je važnosti za...

Energy Renovation Trump Card

The Trump Card for the New Start for Europe   On 20 May 2015, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) hosted a webinar to disseminate the learnings and main conclusions of its most recent report on...

Start at home

Housing Europe presents the contribution of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing providers to mitigate climate change.   30 November 2015   On the day that the UNFCCC COP21 kicked off in Paris, Housing Europe and BUILD...

ICT solutions for Energy Positive Neighbourhoods

The IDEAS project ("Intelligent NeighbourhooD Energy Allocation & Supervision") has developed a complete Energy Management System enabling energy tradings and optimisation that supports the development and conception of Energy Positive...

"Horizont 2020" poziv EE05 na duboku obnovu i preuzimanje tržišta: izazovi i očekivanja

Horizont 2020 nazvati EE05 sredstva duboke rekonstrukcije projekte, prevladaju tržišnih barijera i dati poticaj građevinarstvu za sudjelovanje u dubok popravak. Do sada, takve barijere, kao što su...

Ventilative cooling - Keep cool and lower peak energy demand

Ventilative cooling is the use of natural or mechanical ventilation strategies to cool indoor spaces. It can significantly reduce the cooling energy demand in summer or mid-season conditions. Therefore, ventilative cooling is increasingly...

ICT enabling energy efficiency in buildings - News from two social housing projects

E3SoHo and SHOWE-IT have demonstrated the potential of ICT solutions to significantly reduce energy consumption in social housing in different climates across Europe. The European Commission funded both projects under the ICT-Policy...

CEN standards for the energy performance of buildings - Results and revision overviews

This BUILD UP Web Seminar addresses the following: Results, time schedule and work programme of CEN/TC 371 Program Committee on EPBD (Energy Performance of Building Directive) A new model for CEN/TC 89 Thermal performance of buildings and...

Cool roofing can reduce loads on air-conditioning systems - A simple and effective technology

The global drive to reduce energy consumption and cool down our urban environments has provided the opportunity for the construction industry and academia to work together to provide innovative solutions for consumers. Cool roof technology...

IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities - Achieving near-zero energy use through open innovation

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA EBC) Programme carries out world class international collaborative research and development (R&D) through open innovation. The Programme's R&D activities...

Funding energy efficiency in buildings under Horizon 2020: Knowledge, research & innovation

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more...

Statistics on Europe's building stock: A guide to collecting, harmonising and sharing data

Better data is required to develop more energy efficient buildings. As the strategies for improving the energy performance of buildings become more complex, policy-makers need more and better data to design and evaluate policies and...

Indoor air quality and thermal comfort: Conserving energy, maintaining health

Looked at as a group, buildings form one of the largest consumers of energy in the world. Environmental concerns indicate that a reduction in the energy consumption of buildings is urgently needed. However, in this push for change the...

Superinsulating materials: State of the art applications and long term performance

The term ‘superinsulation’ refers to materials and technologies providing dramatically reduced heat transfer across the building envelope. This BUILD UP Web Seminar covers the main principles of superinsulation, reviews current materials...

Energy-efficient retrofitting of residential buildings: A holistic approach is required

Building new homes to meet the demanding energy efficiency regulations in Europe is essential, but the benefits will accrue slowly as it will take several decades before such houses form a significant proportion of the stock. The major...

Building and ductwork airtightness: Legislative drivers, new concerns and new approaches

The implementation of the EPBD recast puts increasing pressure on the market to achieve better building and ductwork airtightness: for most European climates and countries, good airtightness levels are necessary to achieve nearly zero-...