Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

SSPCR 2019 aims to answer the question on how can we maximize the impact of academic research, the scaling-up and replicability opportunities of pilot projects, and the added value of local bottom-up initiatives, in relation to complex challenges posed by the smart city/region approach?   Therefore, building projects that wish to put their work in a larger (urban or regional scale) will find in this conference the right audience.  
Post date: 16 Jul 2019
Type: News

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile trends in teleworking, co-working, and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.   Finally, global expectations for comfort are increasing, while a variety of new technologies may or may not succeed in meeting this demand.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: Ereignis

Many people are working on the ground to advance the Energy Transition, whether they are a part of a local or regional energy agency, a public authority, a non-profit organisation or a private company.   All of these people show the same creativity, motivation, leadership and strategic vision to scale up energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources. The Roger Léron Award was established to reward their work and recognize their achievements.  
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
Type: Ereignis

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts on the 8th of May.   The Guide explains in detail how these contracts work and gives a clear overview of the potential impact on government finances.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: Ereignis

In integrative building design, interaction among all building disciplines and stakeholders is sought from the earliest development phases, aiming to achieve optimal solutions through iterative and lean approaches.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: News

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.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: News

RESTORE is an knowledge transfer project that is composed by 40 countries and 150 working members. The project is divided into 5 workgroups and it is coordinated by the Core Group and the Members' Committee representing each of the participant countries.    Concept and Objectives   Sustainable buildings and facilities are critical to a future that is socially just, ecologically restorative, culturally rich and economically viable within the climate change context  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

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 policies and eliminate administrative, regulatory and market barriers to the wider use of cogeneration in Europe.   Mision and Methodology  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

Key challenge for sustainable energy future is the path towards 2050: buildings are responsible for 40% of the energy consumption, and 80% goes for heating and cooling.   Moreover, the intermittent availability of renewable energy sources and the increase of the electrical energy demand would put strain on the grid.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: News

The EIP-SCC has launched a guidance package to help towns and cities move towards a sustainable future. The toolbox is the fruit of many European projects, including REMOURBAN.   In early May the Committee of Regions held a high-level event to launch the Smart city Guidance Package, a roadmap for integrated planning and implementation for Smart City projects.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: News