energy efficiency

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 1 Mär 2019
Type: News

2nd newsletter " Effective Financing Tools for Implementing Energy Efficiency in Buildings" with the main focus on Technologies. EFFECT4buildings tool leaders are still working with the development of financial tools and instruments.    You will find information about: - Building managers met companies with the smartest solutions for energy efficiency - Greentech companies
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
Type: Link

Recent studies show that market potential for energy efficiency across Europe continues to grow; most countries have a market potential of at least a few billion euro annually.  In Ireland, for example, it is estimated that to reach their 2020 energy efficiency targets, an investment of €3 billion will deliver a Net Present Value (NPV) of €8 billion in savings.  More broadly, the EU Commission estimates that “the mobilisation of an extra €177 billion from public and private investment sources is needed annually from 2021 to 2030 to reach the 2030 climate and energ
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: News

The BIMcert project will develop a blended, fully supported suite of Building Information Modelling learning tools, which will allow geographically dispersed construction project teams to use technology to enhance information exchange and collaboration. The project will have a particular focus on testing the BIM approaches to green and passive building design to contribute to the improvement of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: Link

The “One-stop-shops for energy renovations of buildings” report is the exploratory review of case studies of past and current one-stop-shops (OSS) with a primary focus on the EU Member States. One-stop-shops are transparent and accessible advisory tools from the client perspective and new, innovative business models from the supplier perspective.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: Publication

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
Type: News

This article presents a method to generate Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) data sets for use in calculations of the energy performance of buildings, based on satellite derived solar radiation data and other meteorological parameters obtained from reanalysis products.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Type: Publication

In recent years energy efficiency of the building stock has been recognised as a significant route to contribute towards meeting the European Union’s energy targets, by reducing energy demand and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Furthermore, improvements in energy efficiency across the built stock can provide energy security by lessening the reliance on external suppliers and increases energy affordability, which has numerous social benefits.
Post date: 7 Feb 2019
Type: News

Join us on Monday, 11th February 2019, 14.00h (UTC+0) / 15.00h (CET) to find out how innovation in Community Heating can alleviate Fuel Poverty.   Adequate warmth is essential to guarantee a decent standard of living and health. Fuel poverty is defined as the condition of being unable to afford to keep one’s home sufficiently heated.  
Post date: 31 Jan 2019
Type: Ereignis

Energy-saving devices and ‘smart speakers’ are selling in record-breaking numbers, and driving hi-tech market development. However, obstacles remain due to a lack of digital skills among consumers and inconsistent service levels   Door locks that open with fingerprints, networked security cameras, smart light bulbs, smart washing machines: technology is transforming our homes, turning the tech dreams of yesterday into the reality of today.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2019
Type: News