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
On Thursday 22 October 2015, the European Commission, in its monthly package of infringement decisions, requested eleven Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, and Spain) to ensure the full transposition of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU).
Post date: 26 Oct 2015
These slide shows, released by BUILD UP Skills Finland, present best practices of energy efficient construction. The detailed training material is split into ten different PowerPoint presentations available in Finnish, English and Russian. It is aimed at those already knowing something about construction. It can be used in classroom teaching or self-study. The slide shows can be used as a whole, or suitable sections of the material can be used according to need. The training material includes:
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
This guide/instruction manual, released by BUILD UP Skills Finland, summarises key practical instructions for energy efficient building methods for construction sites, featuring also illustrative drawings. The guide is primarily intended for purposes of further education for professional employees, but it is also useful for all operators in the construction industry. It can be used in introductory meetings for workers and sub-contractors.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015