The national/regional reports from the recently released Concerted Action EPBD Book "2016 – Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country Reports" are now available as individual files, accessible from the updated Country Facts section of BUILD UP, as well the CA EPBD website.
Post date: 25 May 2016
This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Finland, as updated at the end of 2014.
The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:
Post date: 17 May 2016
On 3 May 2016, the European Commission announced the shortlisted cities that will advance to the final stage of the European Green Capital 2018 and European Green Leaf 2017 award competitions. These cities are:
For European Green Capital:
Post date: 9 May 2016
IEE NeZeR project promotes implementation and smart integration of Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation (NZEBR) measures and deployment of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the European renovation market. Successful business models are necessary for facilitating and accelerating NZEBR and the deployment of RES.
This report has collected and analysed relevant business models for NZEBR from several business models developed and assessed in other EU-funded research projects. This information will support companies planning to develop NZEBR concepts.
Post date: 5 May 2016
Proposal of relevant fiscal incentives and other control instruments for supporting nearly zero-energy renovation
The IEE NeZeR project promotes the implementation and smart integration of Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation (NZEBR) measures and the deployment of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the European renovation market.
Post date: 4 May 2016
SBE16 Tallinn and Helsinki Conference
The SBE16 Conference will take place on 5-7 October 2016 in Tallinn (Estonia) and Helsinki (Finland), focusing on building green and deep renovation.
The conference themes include the following:
Investing in high performance
How to measure green?
Nearly zero-energy buildings
Deep, integrated renovation
Energy aspects in land use planning
Post date: 12 Feb 2016
Seraing gets mobile, raising the ranks of smart cities in Belgium
Last December 2, Agoria, the Belgian federation of technology & industry, organized the 4th edition of its smart cities forum. The day brought together a large audience of municipalities, public agencies and private actors to share the very best initiatives in the country and beyond.
Post date: 4 Feb 2016
Post date: 10 Nov 2015
The IDEAS project ("Intelligent NeighbourhooD Energy Allocation & Supervision") has developed a complete Energy Management System enabling energy tradings and optimisation that supports the development and conception of Energy Positive Neighbourhoods (EPNs).
Discover how communities, public authorities & utility companies can be engaged in the development of energy positive neighbourhoods through:
Post date: 4 Nov 2015
Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is developing a suite of building energy renovation roadmaps - Energy Performance Protocols - that aim to reduce transaction costs by assembling existing standards and practices into a consistent and transparent process. These tools then enable a marketplace for building owners, project developers, utilities, public programmes and investors to trade in standardised energy efficiency projects.
Post date: 27 Oct 2015