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Cyprus edging toward zero-energy buildings

Cyprus has incorporated into its national law an EU Directive (2010/31/EU) which aims to improve the energy performance of buildings while taking into account the external climatic conditions and indoor climate requirements.   A series of...
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COGEN Europe

Concept   COGEN Europe, the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration, is the cross-sectoral voice of the cogeneration industry.   Its mission is to work with EU institutions and stakeholders to shape better...
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The IEA (International Energy Agency)

History   The history of the IEA began with the 1973-1974 Middle East War crisis and its immediate aftermath.   While oil producing countries appeared relatively well organized to utilize their new oil based economic and...
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The PACE Project

PACE is a major EU project unlocking the large scale European deployment of the latest smart energy solution for private homes, Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration.

Concept   PACE, which stands for “Pathway to a Competitive European Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration market”, is a flagship EU and industry funded project that will deploy more than 2,800 of the next generation Fuel Cell micro...
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The QUEST Project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Framework Programme for research and innovation Horizon 2020 under grant agreement number 846739.

Concept and Objectives   The main goal of QUEST is to promote investments in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency by identifying and empirically risk-grading factors that influence performance.   QUEST will develop a...
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EU BIM Task Group

 

A pan-European approach to best practice in BIM (building information modelling). Bringing together national efforts into a common and aligned European approach to develop a world-class digital construction sector.

Our Vision   Europe’s public procurers, policy makers and public estate owners recognize the positive and transformative effect that digitisation brings to both public works and the construction sector. The Task Group...
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Passivhaus residential case: #29Soto (Navarra/Spain)

This is the first block of housing certified in Spain built in 2017 under the Passivhaus standard, and therefore has a demand for heating below 15kWh / m2a, and a heating load of 10W / m2.   This implies that a floor of 75m2 will have a...
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RESTORE Newsletter #20 (June 2019)

The RESTORE Action aims at a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings, promoting forward thinking and multidisciplinary knowledge, leading to solutions that celebrate the richness...

This month in RESTORE:    -Call for industry participation to Rethink Technology   -STSM Funding goes into its third round   -Regenerative Design lecture in Salzburg, Austria   -How to declare products: RESTORE at Foster+Partner in London...