New near zero energy buildings are increasingly springing up around Europe, though their impact on reducing the region’s energy consumption will remain a drop in the ocean without a drive to take new technologies to existing building stock
Post date: 4 Dec 2015
ISOBIO project uses low carbon materials for better energy performance in building envelopes to capture the imagination of homebuilders and owners
Post date: 24 Noi 2015
CITy Voices: Councillor Ramsey Milne
Interview with Councillor Ramsey Milne, Aberdeen, Scotland
Why did Aberdeen choose to participate in the CITyFiED project, and how does it fit in with your energy and environment strategy?
Post date: 20 Noi 2015
The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA) in their joint press release of 20 October 2015, state that the European Union is on track towards meeting and overachieving its 2020 target for reducing greenhouse emissions by 20%.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
This report is the 2015 'Trends and projections' version from the European Environment Agency (EEA), providing an updated assessment of progress made by the European Union (EU) and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy objectives. It also presents some analysis of the progress made at EU level in meeting longer-term policy objectives, where relevant data are available.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
Post date: 15 Oct 2015
According to Accelerating Low-Carbon Development in the World's Cities, the new report from the New Climate Economy, investing in public and low emission transport, building efficiency, and waste management in cities could generate savings with a current value of USD 17 trillion by 2050.
Post date: 30 Sep 2015
The Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on ongoing and planned research projects, features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities. The EBC news Issue 60, November 2014 contains the following articles:
Post date: 15 Iun 2015
Following the success of the first social landlord competition under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme last year, DECC has launched a bigger and better second round. The amount of money available has increased from £3 million to £10 million, with more time for social landlords to apply.Registered providers for social housing such as local authorities and social housing associations will be able to bid for up to around £175,000 each.
Post date: 4 Iun 2012
Post date: 17 Feb 2012