Overview of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) compliance, and quality issues on the ground – Summary of all collected data
In this report, QUALICHeCK gives an overview of the building energy performance related quality and compliance situation in 9 focus countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Romania, Spain and Sweden.
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
People spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, so it is perhaps not surprising that the quality of the environment created has a significant impact on their health and well-being. What is perhaps even more surprising is that the indoor air quality of some buildings, including modern low energy buildings, has been shown to be poorer than urban outdoor air quality.
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
A range of breakthrough eco-building solutions which tackle the emerging problem of indoor air quality have been presented by the ECO-SEE project at the Ecobuild construction fair in London.
The solutions include novel insulation, coating and panel products which improve air quality by passively regulating humidity, capturing VOCs, and removing indoor organic pollutants through photocatalysis. External and internal wall panels have also been developed, in addition to design tools to support end users.
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Taotlusvoor on avatud!
Meede on avatud alates 14. november 2016 ja toetust eraldatakse jooksvalt kuni meetme eelarveliste vahendite ammendumiseni.
Toetuse määr on kuni 30% toetatavate tegevustega seotud abikõlblikest kuludest. Maksimaalne võimalik toetussumma on 15 000 eurot väikeelamu kohta. Ülejäänud maksumuse peab tagama taotleja omafinantseeringuna.
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Small residential buildings make up 1/3 of Estonia’s housing stock. Average energy consumption per square metre in buildings in Estonia is higher compared to the other EU Member States, and a cold climate is not the only reason for it.
From 14 November 2016, reconstruction grants for increasing the energy efficiency of small residential buildings can be sought from KredEx until the funds are exhausted.
Post date: 1 Feb 2017
Member of EU H2020 MORE-CONNECT consortium, Tallinn University of Technology has prepared scale prototypes of prefabricated panels.
This video gives a brief demonstration of the construction of the panels.
In reference to the panels, The Influence of Moisture Dry-out on Hygrothermal Performance of Prefabricated Modular Renovation Elements
is presented in the following article:
Post date: 9 Jan 2017
This aim of this report is to showcase the Environmental Good Practice of applicant cities from the European Green Capital Award 2018, and to benchmark their environmental performances in order to provide quantitative data for sharing best practice examples in Europe and beyond.
Post date: 25 Nov 2016
MORE-CONNECT consortium held a very successful international workshop in the framework of international conference SBE 2016 Build Green and Renovate Deep on October 6th. This was the 4th MORE-CONNECT international workshop. More than 20 participants attended this workshop.
Post date: 3 Nov 2016
The European Commission is organizing a public conference on Financing Energy Efficiency in the Baltic States, in partnership with the Latvian government, on 11 November 2016 in Riga (Latvia) from 9.00 to 15.30.
The event aims to share best practices from the region on how energy efficiency can be financed through private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. Speakers will focus on practical experiences in developing and structuring investment programmes, which will then be discussed with the different stakeholders.
Post date: 28 Oct 2016
A method presenting economic rationales for major reduction of energy use in non-residential buildings
Total Concept, an Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project, offers a method and a financial tool that can provide the information required by establishing an informed platform for decisions about investments in energy-saving measures.
Post date: 27 Oct 2016