‘In 2011, for the first time, European investments in renewable energies were higher than for conventional fuels. Europe already produces over 3.8 GW from wind power alone!’ said Oettinger, adding that there would be ‘no sustainable economic growth without sustainable energy’. The Commissioner promised ‘more jobs in renewable energy, on top of the million we have already created’.
Post date: 30 Ian 2013
One might ask why certify at all? The reasons vary from stronger branding with an environmental profile and ensuring a good indoor environment, to energy efficiency and “guaranteed” building quality leading to more tenants and higher occupancy rates which ultimately can give increased financial value of a building. All this leads to an important message which is to understand the certification systems and to be able to compare them on a good level.
Post date: 26 Ian 2013
For the German version, visit: http://www.bauforumstahl.de/publikationen-cds-dvds-filme
Post date: 14 Ian 2013
Energy Community Energy Efficiency Task Force is an expert group which supports various aspects of implementation of energy efficiency directives (including EPBD) in the Contracting Parties of the Energy Community (Western Balkan countries, Moldova and Ukraine).
Post date: 9 Noi 2012
It is anticipated that these projects will help the housing administration and local authorities improve their capacity to address climate change and ensure energy efficiency. The three projects installed 33 energy-saving windows in addition to energy efficient solar collectors for electricity generation and water heating. These changes are estimated to reduce GHG emissions by 80,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. The awareness raising component of the project includes ecological seminars, presentations, trainings and workshops on methods to reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 6 Noi 2012
The jury for the 2012 Energy Efficiency Innovator Awards has selected the International Energy Agency’s Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) database as the winner in its “Projects” category. The prize will be bestowed to Dr Yamina SAHEB at the Energy Efficiency Innovator Awards Ceremony in Monaco on November 9th, 2012 .
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The present report has been prepared in accordance with requirements set forth in the Terms of References for Consultancy Contract No: C22341/GEF2-2011-07-04 of July 18, 2011 concluded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Institute for Urban Economics under the Russian Urban Housing Energy Efficiency Programme – Model and Regulatory Framework Development.
Post date: 5 Iul 2012