Romania

The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case studies were identified and analysed – 77 from the REQUEST partner countries and 18 from non-participating countries (EU and beyond). 29 of these were considered best practice. (http://www.building-request.eu/info/review-and-research)
Post date: 15 Nov 2011
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Post date: 20 Oct 2011
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Post date: 20 Oct 2011
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Post date: 20 Oct 2011
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Thermal rehabilitation of the old apartment block may contribute to a 50% reduction of heating costs A long summer followed by a mild autumn offered more time to the owners of old apartments (20-39 yrs) for improving their thermal insulation. Most of the owners were thrilled by the potential elimination of the district heating subventions, as the government and the mayors announced recently.   Therefore, a lot of owners decided to improve the insulation of their apartments for securing the energy bill for the coming winter.
Post date: 20 Oct 2011
Type: News

On  the 21st of September, in Brussels, 15 Green Building Councils from different European countries celebrated World Green Building Week together with officials from the European Parliament and the European Commission. Among the key speakers, Romanian MEP Adriana Ticau addressed the audience highlighting the importance that recently adopted legislation such as EPBD 2 and the new measures included in the Roadmap for a Resource Efficient Europe have on strengthening the construction standards.
Post date: 20 Oct 2011
Type: News

This new platform will offer various useful topics to building practitioners such as;  news, thematic communities and a database of the most innovative building or refurbishment projects. A prototype website is already running in French. Join us!
Post date: 13 Oct 2011
Type: Link

CONCERTO is co-funded by the European Commission. To see the relevant BUILD UP publication on this brochure, please click here.
Post date: 11 Oct 2011
Type: News

In December, Romanian Environment Minister Laszlo Borbely said the country hoped to earn some 1.5 billion euros ($2.2 billion) from selling carbon offsets. But the committee that monitors Kyoto Protocol compliance decided to suspend Romania from the programme due to "irregularities observed" in Bucharest's 2010 greenhouse gas emissions data, the environment ministry statement said.
Post date: 30 Aug 2011
Type: News