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Buildings account for more than 70% of U.S. electricity use, and a comparable share of power sector CO2 emissions. Improving the way electricity is consumed and reducing the overall amount of electricity consumed in buildings would significantly reduce energy costs to consumers and facilitate the transition to a decarbonized economy.   Overview of the roadmap:
Post date: 18 Iun 2021
Type: Publication

In 2019, New York State lawmakers passed the most ambitious state-level climate legislation in the country—and among the most ambitious in the world. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) mandates that New York’s electricity sector become greenhouse gas emission free by 2040 and achieve an 85% reduction in all emissions by 2050.  
Post date: 8 Iun 2021
Type: Publication

Kicking off a new series of high-level exchange between the US and the EU on climate and buildings, this session will give an overview of the EU and US overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, to achieve their climate goals and support a sustainable economic recovery.   
Post date: 8 Iun 2021
Type: Event

The fourth webinar of the Canada-EU exchange, hosted on June 15th, 2021, will focus on business and finance models that enable smart use of public and private funds and deliver energy efficiency renovations for both public and commercially owned buildings.   Key questions this webinar will address include:  
Post date: 3 Iun 2021
Type: Event

The ASME Energy Sustainability Conference is focused on identifying innovative technologies, research and design advances, and solutions toward a path of renewable and sustainable energy, including utility-level systems integration.   High-quality conference papers will be selected in a special issue dedicated to Energy Sustainability by the ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology (JERT) and ASME Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Buildings and Cities.  
Post date: 31 Mai 2021
Type: Event

Ventilation in historic buildings is very important to foster health and comfort of the occupants as well as for the conservation of the building structure. Moreover, energy-efficient ventilation (e.g. demand controlled ventilation DCV and heat recovery ventilation HRV) can significantly reduce energy consumption.  
Post date: 17 Mai 2021
Type: Publication

What are the available tools providing technical and financial support for local action in building renovations? What can we learn from leading European and Canadian cities' experience and what do they need to reach their climate goals?Join the European Commission, Natural Resources Canada, representatives from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the EIB and the Covenant of Mayors and many representatives of cities and local authorities across Europe and Canada on May 18th, 2021 – 16:00-18:00 CET | 10:00-12:00 EST.  
Post date: 11 Mai 2021
Type: Event

The U.S. Department of Energy's next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with their fellow industry peers and experts.   Register and check out the latest agenda and session details below.  
Post date: 30 Apr 2021
Type: Event

In its new analysis of the Renovation Wave, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensify political coordination and coherence in the implementation phase of the Renovation Wave strategy, to ensure full decarbonisation of the EU building stock in line with EU climate goals.  
Post date: 30 Apr 2021
Type: Știri

Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore the vital role that financing will play in cutting-edge initiatives and major opportunities to finance projects that save energy, reduce costs, and create jobs.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Event