Post date: 6 Oct 2015
Take part in the ongoing call for contributions to unlock the potential of energy efficiency in buildings as a global asset. Open until 2 October 2015. Note that the most recent ICP Europe Technical Forum web meeting took place on Thursday 24th September.
Post date: 23 Sep 2015
LuxBuild2020 is the Luxembourg project of the European BUILD UP Skills initiative to train and qualify the blue collar workers of the construction sector in order to guarantee the execution of the 2020 goals in energy efficiency and renewable energies.
The actions of LuxBuild have been developed in the national roadmap developed under pillar I. These actions consist of two types:
Post date: 15 Sep 2015
The Neobuild Innovation Centre (NIC) is a ground-breaking, showcase building. This building incorporates a number of innovative processes and materials in its construction. In addition, it is a Living Lab where a variety of different materials, products and installations can be tested and monitored. Manufacturers can also introduce their state of art solutions in order to test them under real-world operating conditions and receive feedback from users.
Post date: 9 Sep 2015
Post date: 9 Sep 2015
This report from the ZEBRA2020 project aims to set up a clear methodology for the definition of nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEBs) in the context of market tracking, both in new constructions and in (deep) renovations.
Post date: 4 Sep 2015
Under the European Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, EU countries should set up an energy efficiency obligation scheme. This scheme requires energy companies to achieve yearly energy savings of 1.5% of annual sales to final consumers.In order to reach this target, companies have to carry out measures which help final consumers improve energy efficiency. This may include improving the heating system in consumers' homes, installing double glazed windows, or better insulating roofs to reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 13 Aug 2015
Post date: 15 Jul 2015
New analysis by the Coalition for Energy Savings of national reports on the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) reveals that central governments have not shown leadership in ending the waste of energy in their own buildings.
Post date: 22 May 2015
Individual EU Member States are to follow distinctive paths in meeting their obligations under the Renewable Energy Directive (including their legally binding 2020 targets) in accordance with their different available resources and their own unique energy markets. Their national renewable energy (RES) action plans map out these distinctive paths, covering:
Post date: 3 May 2015