Post date: 12 Apr 2012
Post date: 16 Mar 2012
In the field of energy efficiency in buildings, the European Gypsum Industry has developed innovative, technological, energy-efficient solutions for building interiors, with a complete offering for walls, floors and ceilings. Internal insulation is very effective in case of renovation and refurbishment. However, we should not forget that substantial energy savings can also be achieved with new buildings.
Post date: 16 Mar 2012
If this is the case, the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are made for you. Launched by the European Commission in 2005, they provide an invaluable opportunity to highlight the successes of the most outstanding and innovative projects in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy.As a stakeholder directly involved in the buildings sector, we invite you to participate in the “LIVING” category which gathers projects that aim to make buildings more energy-efficient or that incorporate the on-site generation of renewable energy.
Post date: 31 Jan 2012
Post date: 9 Dec 2011
Why use this wiki > Find out what has been already done by/in other cities, regions and countries > Share your experience Is your City already playing a role in this field? Either the answer is yes or no, we hope it is willing to know more and learn from the others' achievements and mistakes. And if your City has already something to show, the wiki is there for the appropriate visibility. Register NOW and join the CommunityBe part of the community!
Post date: 17 Nov 2011
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
Post date: 28 Oct 2011
ESTEC 2011 is setting new trends for solar thermal! For the first time, the biennial European Solar Thermal Energy Conference is being held outside Germany, the largest European market by far. In selecting France as the host country, ESTIF and ENERPLAN - the co-organizer of ESTEC 2011 - wanted to stress that the solar thermal market growth is increasingly coming from other large European countries, and in choosing Marseille, the gateway to the Mediterranean, highlight this region’s huge potential both from the northern and southern shores.
Post date: 25 Oct 2011
Speaking at the event, Head of the Covenant of Mayors Office Kristina Dely offered some perspectives on how the transition to integrated, sustainable energy planning can constitute a job and wealth creator for local economies. In Turkey, adopting such energy efficiency standards could indeed lead to much-needed savings, as the country’s energy consumption could be reduced by a third of its present level, which is way above the world average. As of today, 5 October 2011, four of the country’s municipalities, have already decided to take the leap by joining the Covenant of Mayors.
Post date: 18 Oct 2011