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Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular the large-scale rollout of smart devices and sensors, and the use of big data collection and analysis. In the context of meeting the energy savings targets of the European Union and improving the energy efficiency of its buildings, this Joint Research Centre Technical Report looks at the technologies, opportunities and challenges presented by digitalisation for heating and cooling.  
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: Publication

The Commission adopted today a draft mandate to engage -- on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) -- a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to which the EU is part. These negotiations aim to revise the provisions of the Treaty in a way to reflect the EU’s reformed approach on investment protection and achieve greater legal certainty and clarity of the rules applicable to the protection of investments.   
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: News

The session will address the role and contribution of energy efficient building renovation in Europe’s energy future, with different time perspectives: - Implementation of the amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive after 2020; - Opportunities to invest more and industrialise the sector in order to accelerate actions by 2030;
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: Ereignis

Enabling local authorities to deliver on their ambitions
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: Publication

BERTIM project achieves its end. Now, going beyond the last month of project duration, some of very tangible BERTIM results are presented. In this final project newsletter, some photos taken during BERTIM modules installation in Charite sur Loire (France), one of its pilot sites, are presented.
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: News

Europe’s industrial strategy must combine decarbonisation and circularity while acknowledging the principles of economic development and maintain a level playing field. Construction is the backbone of the EU economy and will play an important role in this transition if, together, we:  
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: Publication

Held concurrently with Thailand Lighting Fair (THLF) 2019 and Secutech Thailand 2019, the three fairs will hold hands and bring out a new direction “Smart + Energy” to industry players. Overall, the fairs are segmented into six main sections, including Applications – Digital Living, Technology – Smart Tech, Management – Smart Governance, Energy Source, Power Generation and Energy Management, aiming at easing the impact of rapid urbanisation in Thailand and ASEAN regions by moving forward to achieving smart living in smart cities.  
Post date: 16 Mai 2019
Type: Ereignis

BERTIM develops a prefabricated solution which provides the opportunity to renovate improving energy performance, air quality, aesthetics, comfort, and property value at the same time, while ensuring low intrusiveness during renovation works.   The manufacturing of the solution is included in a holistic methodology for the renovation project process, from data collecting to installation.  
Post date: 15 Mai 2019
Type: Link

The project uses comprehensive Green Homes certifications to assess and recognize top performing residential projects incorporating sustainable construction principles.    Evidence from financial and technical modeling have proven that investing in energy efficiency and other green building attributes for homes:
Post date: 15 Mai 2019
Type: Link

The Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) organised a “TECH TALK” event on March 7, 2019 in Brussels.   Phillipe Jacques, EMIRI Managing Director, launched the workshop by presenting the objectives of the association. He stressed the importance of targeting "clean energy and clean mobility where advanced materials are key enablers".  
Post date: 15 Mai 2019
Type: News