Public authorities can serve as examples regarding environmentally friendly procurements. But this topic also raises some issues:
What role do have environmental aspects currently in public procurement in Europe and how can the aim of environmentally friendly procurement be implemented in practice? What kind of initiatives, experiences and criteria do already exist?
Post date: 4 Aug 2020
Buildings are one of the main causes of the emission of greenhouse gases in the world; in Europe, for example, they are responsible for more than 30% of emissions, or about 900 million tons of CO2 per year. Heating and air conditioning are mainly responsible for greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
WEBINAR - BIM for manufacturers: alternative ways to promote products in BIM
As a manufacturer, you probably ask yourself questions, how to attract designers' attention, how to increase their interest and thus the use of your products in many projects, and how to increase sales, or positively influence marketing activities.
Post date: 19 Noi 2019
The mission of EuroWindoor (EW) is to represent the interest of the European window, door and facade manufacturers through close dialogue with EU and other relevant institutions. Thereby contributing to the EU’s commitment regarding better regulation as well as job creation, energy security, resource efficiency and carbon emission reductions without imposing unnecessary burdens on the sector.
Post date: 18 Noi 2019
EPATEE, The evaluation of energy efficiency policies in Europe
June 13 2019, 09:00 to 16:00, Fraunhofer EU Office Brussels, 94, Rue Royale, 1000 Brussels
The aim of EPATEE’s European Peer-Learning Workshops is to provide a platform for stakeholders to exchange knowledge and discuss existing practices of the evaluation of energy efficiency policies.
Post date: 14 Mai 2019
Moving the frontiers
The summer study moves the frontiers of energy policy and established practices, and looks at what is needed to break the curves of increasing energy demand and rising temperatures. These are five days that shape tomorrow’s European energy efficiency policy.
Post date: 8 Apr 2019
The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
A workshop on validation of preliminary results of mapping of existing technologies to enhance energy efficiency buildings has been held under the auspices of the Joint Task Force on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings as the third meeting of the Joint Task Force.
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
The consolidated version of revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive has been published in 23 languages on EURLex.
Consolidation consists of the integration in a legal act of its successive amendments and corrigenda. Consolidated texts are intended for use as documentation tools and have no legal value. For legal purposes please refer to the texts published in the Official Journal of the European Union
Post date: 28 Sep 2018
The Energy Community Secretariat, an international organization run by the EU and the governments of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Ukraine – and which is responsible for transferring the good practices of the EU internal energy market to these eastern European countries – has issued New policy guidelines for the grid integration of prosumers.
Post date: 27 Sep 2018