Pan European

The project EFFECT4buildings develops in collaboration with public building managers a comprehensive decision-making support toolbox with a set of financial instruments to unlock the investments and lower the risks of implementing energy efficiency measures (retrofitting, upgrading and deep renovation) in buildings owned by public stakeholders.   About the project
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
Type: Link

REEEM aims to gain a clear and comprehensive understanding of the system-wide implications of energy strategies in support of transitions to a competitive low-carbon EU energy society, given the objectives and framework outlined in the Strategic Energy Technology Plan. The provisions of the energy services in this society will be defined by their sustainability, affordability, efficiency, energy security and reliability.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
Type: Link

Recent studies show that market potential for energy efficiency across Europe continues to grow; most countries have a market potential of at least a few billion euro annually.  In Ireland, for example, it is estimated that to reach their 2020 energy efficiency targets, an investment of €3 billion will deliver a Net Present Value (NPV) of €8 billion in savings.  More broadly, the EU Commission estimates that “the mobilisation of an extra €177 billion from public and private investment sources is needed annually from 2021 to 2030 to reach the 2030 climate and energ
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: News

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

"The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears", says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stokes. He's spent years studying the defenses we use to avoid thinking about the demise of our planet -- and figuring out a new way of talking about global warming that keeps us from shutting down. Step away from the doomsday narratives and learn how to make caring for the earth feel personable, do-able and empowering with this fun, informative talk.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2019
Type: Event

Renovating a building can be complex and time consuming. For building owners, the lack of knowledge about what to do, and in which order to implement renovation measures, is one of the main obstacles to improving the energy performance of their building.
Post date: 11 Feb 2019
Type: News

Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the QualitEE project aims to increase investment in energy efficiency services in the building sector within the EU and improve trust in service providers. This will be achieved by developing quality assessment criteria and implementing quality assurance schemes.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2019
Type: Link

EIT InnoEnergy: pioneering change in sustainable energy EIT Inno Energy was designated as a Knowledge and Innovation Community (Innovation Community) by the EIT's Governing Board on 16 December 2009 in Budapest. The priority area which this Innovation Community addresses is sustainable energy.   Mission
Post date: 23 Jan 2019
Type: Link

"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