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The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum was first launched in 2014. In February 2019 a two-day event was held in which significant achievements and challenges in the evolution of this initiative were reviewed. Over 700 participants gathered for the event and alongside networking spaces, keynote speeches, and panel discussions, 30 research and implementation projects concerning sustainable energy and climate adaptation were presented.
Post date: 5 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

Various studies have shown that ductwork leakage has a major impact on energy use (i.e. increased fan energy use, heating & cooling losses etc.). However, in most European countries, it is not common to perform ductwork airtightness tests, which is probably due to the lack of awareness on the consequences of ductwork leakage. As follows, ductwork airtightness is not properly taken into account in most Energy Performance Regulations and Calculations.  
Post date: 2 Apr 2019
Type: Event

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
Type: News

BIM4REN is a European funded research project involving 23 European partners. Its general objective is to help improving the low productivity rate of the European construction sector in the market segment of energy renovation. By innovating and allowing every kind of construction actor to easily use novel and adequate BIM based digital tools, the project aims to overcome current barriers in culture, knowledge, tradition, affordability and opportunity that hinder the access to the digital revolution.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
Type: Link

Every year the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and EASME) organises the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) – one of the biggest events dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. The 2018 edition attracted more than 2500 participants. The theme for 2019 is “Shaping Europe’s energy future” and it will cover a series of activities with an EU-wide scope. EUSEW will take place during the third week of June and include the EUSEW Policy Conference in Brussels from 18 to 20 June.  
Post date: 21 Jan 2019
Type: News

The webinar aims at answering the following questions :””How AdoRES can trigger – at a Financial standpoint – the Deep Renovation of Buildings towards NZEBs?”.   During the webinar, the Financial tools developed in the framework of ABRACADABRA project and the feasibility of case studies all over Europe will be presented in order to demonstrate that the “ABRACADABRA way” can be a pillar of the EU to support energy transition.  
Post date: 17 Jan 2019
Type: News

"Effective and trustworthy delivery and distribution systems will be central to ramping up energy efficiency investment and meeting increasingly urgent climate targets. Time to mainstream energy efficiency: it’s a seat belt, not a GPS system" writes Peter Sweatman (@ClimateSt).
Post date: 17 Jan 2019
Type: News

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: Event

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: News

Why not plan ahead and get informed on Energy Efficiency funding opportunities for 2019? With €112M available in the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call 2019, with deadline in September 2019, there are opportunities to fund market uptake and coordination & support projects.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
Type: News