Estonia

The challenges to implement Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEBs) and achieving minimum shares of Renewable Energy are tremendous. There are various indications raising concerns regarding the reliability of Energy Performance Certificate declarations and the quality of the works. Achieving a significant improvement requires strong commitment from authorities and other major players, as well as sufficiently broad societal support.   QUALICHeCK responds to these challenges by:
Post date: 13 Jun 2014
Type: Link

QUALICHeCK, a new EU IEE co-funded project under the 2013 call for proposals, started on 1 March 2014, announces the launch of its website. QUALICHeCK aims at determining best cases and tackling bottlenecks to increase the reliability of Energy Performance Certification input data, to influence quality of construction and to support compliance with building Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regulations, in the transition phase towards Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings. 
Post date: 13 Jun 2014
Type: News

The EU Sustainable Energy Week High Level Policy Conference will take place from 24 to 26 of June in Brussels, and includes some 30 sessions on renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean transport. Participation is free of charge.Register now to get a seat at the sessions of your choice! 
Post date: 30 May 2014
Type: News

Barcelona-based innovation consultancy Bax & Willems recently completed a first-of-its-kind study into Europe's market for energy efficiency renovations in social, public and cooperative (SPC) housing.  
Post date: 26 Mar 2014
Type: News

Is your city, private company or association investing in energy efficiency, renewable energy or clean transport? Are you keen to gain EU recognition and visibility for your sustainable energy achievements?Share your contribution to the EU 2020 energy targets by submitting a project to the EU’s most important sustainable energy awards competition. 
Post date: 14 Mar 2014
Type: News

The Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative gives a voice to all those who believe that rural energy needs are important issues both for those who live in the countryside and for European society as a whole. We want to make sure that policy makers acknowledge that the following is true and plan accordingly.
Post date: 12 Feb 2014
Type: Link

The CONCERTO Conference (Brussels, 22-23/10/2013): Energy solutions for Smart Cities and Communities has summed up many outcomes of the CONCERTO initiative.Overall OBJECTIVES of the CONCERTO initiative:In order to substantially improve the overall performance of energy systems in new and/or existing communities, CONCERTO projects should involve integrated demonstration actions, which are economically attractive for replication.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Publication

CONCERTO cities and communities have shown that existing buildings can cut their CO2 emissions, at acceptable costs, by up to 50%. CONCERTO does this by implementing renewable energy sources, innovative technologies and an integrated approach.CONCERTO projects and sites demonstrate energy solutions for smart cities and communities.CONCERTO projects and sites are role models for energy efficiency in buildings and communities. Their functional, sustainable solutions act as source of inspiration for innovative replication in other continents.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Link

The CONCERTO APP Experience the impact of sustainable construction and renewable energy sources.
Post date: 21 Nov 2013
Type: News