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On October 10th, the MED - Mediterranean Energy Debate took place in Brussels, in the premises of Brussels-Capital Region during the European Week of Regions and Cities. Members of the Efficient Buildings Community, public authorities and research institutions gathered to discuss the main outcomes of the Community from the last three years of project.  
Post date: 29 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

Mohammad Asfour, Head MENA Regional Network was in Barcelona to receive an award on behalf of WorldGBC at the newly launched Mediterranean Real Estate Forum international conference. The focus of the conference was the importance of the real estate and urban industry as being fundamental for economic development of the Mediterranean region. The themes discussed included social housing programmes, the need to introduce sustainability in housing construction or the promotion of
Post date: 29 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

Climate change is a global threat and demands global action: the more countries join forces, the bigger the chances we can master this major challenge of our generation. The European Union, Iceland and Norway today agreed to extend their cooperation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

Procredit Bank Macedonia will on-lend funds to local households, housing associations and service providers planning to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, the EBRD said on its website.   Possible investments will include green technologies such as boilers, windows and lighting. The building stock in North Macedonia is in urgent need of refurbishment, and the introduction of insulation, for example, is expected to lower costs and improve comfort.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

Smart grid is triggering the transformation of traditional electricity consumers into electricity prosumers. This paper reports a case study of transforming an existing residential cluster in Sweden into electricity prosumers.   The main energy concepts include:  
Post date: 24 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

The valorization and sustainable management of historic centers is a topic relevant to the cultural identity and heritage of European cities. A rational strategy to preserve the centers must consider both energy and environmental retrofitting, even if this is a complex issue requiring interdisciplinary approaches, dedicated diagnostic procedures, and specific tools. Within this context, this paper proposes an integrated method for energy and environmental analysis specifically devoted to historical building retrofit.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

BE-Smart: Innovative Building Envelope for Sustainable, Modular, Aesthetic, Reliable and efficient construction Integrating solar panels into building façades and roofs enable the substitution of traditional building materials with high quality architectural designs contributing to reduce CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 23 Oct 2019
Type: Legătură

This technical report accompanies the 'Net Zero' advice report which is the Committee's recommendation to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK and revised long-term targets in Scotland and Wales. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland each have an important role to play in delivering a UK net-zero emissions target.
Post date: 23 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

ENERFUND is a tool that rates and scores deep renovation opportunities. The tool is based on a set of parameters such as the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) rating, year of construction of the building, cost of retrofitting in the said area, and others. During this workshop, the step by step process of how a user can filter and select buildings within the ENERFUND database will be shown.  
Post date: 22 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

The project is restoring what was once known as one of the most magnificent Writer’s Palaces in Europe, a unique example of national romanticism in Latvia. A total budget of over EUR 5 million has been made available for the work, of which the ERDF is contributing more than EUR 1.3 million.  
Post date: 22 Oct 2019
Type: Știri