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The International Energy Agency's Energy Efficiency Market Report 2017 shows that German citizens have had the highest benefit from realised measures for increased energy efficiency. The average expenditures per household were USD 580 (around €500) lower in 2016 compared to 2015. Without energy efficiency measures since 2000 the energy related costs per household would have been 27% higher in 2016.
Post date: 20 Oct 2017
Type: News

You can contribute to identify barriers to nZEB via the AZEB project   The AZEB project aims to show how Zero Energy Buildings can be made affordable in the whole life cycle of buildings, from design to construction and maintenance. Optimizing construction processes to fully integrate available solutions in the areas of process, technology and contracting is seen as the largest potential in lifecycle cost reduction.
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Type: News

The benefits of the analysis at the settlement level arise not only from the larger scale compared to single buildings, but also, importantly, from looking at a system of houses with their interactions. This means, for instance, cost reduction through the deployment of renewable energy technologies at the settlement level instead of individually in each building.  
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

The EU funded Cheap-GSHPs project (Cheap and efficient application of reliable Ground Source Heat exchangers and Pumps ) aims to reduce capital and operating costs of shallow geothermal installation for heating and cooling, as well as improve their safety during installation and operation.  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Link

Am 16.01.2017 gehen Bundesbauministerin Dr. Barbara Hendricks und Staatssekretär Gunther Adler gemeinsam mit hochkarätigen Bauexpertinnen und -experten den aktuellen Fragen des kostenbewussten und nachhaltigen Planens und Bauens aus der Wohnungsbauoffensive nach. Veranstaltet wird der Kongress vom Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit (BMUB) und der Forschungsinitiative Zukunft Bau. Er findet im ICM München statt.  
Post date: 3 Jan 2017
Type: Event

On 19 November 2016, the Industry, Research and Energy Committee of the European Parliament (EP ITRE) organises an event for the official launch of the study Unhealthy homes in Europe: Overview, Health Impacts and Costs.     The study demonstrates the impact of energy inefficient homes on health and economy:  
Post date: 3 Nov 2016
Type: Event

The Gordian Group in partnership with Sightlines and the National Institute of Building Sciences is organising a webinar to be held on Wednesday 22 June 2016, 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST/ 8:00pm CET. The event will address funding challenges faced in primary and secondary and higher education in the U.S.   Attendees will learn:  
Post date: 7 Jun 2016
Type: News

Wednesday 22 June 2016, 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST/ 8:00pm (CET)   This webinar will address funding challenges faced in primary and secondary, and higher education in the U.S. Presenters will share resources, case studies and insights on how best to plan, design, prioritise and manage building repairs and updates to maintain high-performing education facilities.   Attendees will learn:  
Post date: 7 Jun 2016
Type: Event

RESIDENTS SAY “YES” TO NEXT WAVE OF RETROFITTING IN LUND, SWEDEN   Good communication and meaningful engagement with residents is key to ensuring support for retrofitting works at the Linero demonstration site of CITyFiED.   
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Type: News

Integrating processes and teams – a key for achieving sustainable buildings   This insight and many others were given during the DIRECTION final event which brought together experts from the field of sustainable buildings to share the outcomes of the four years of work.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Type: News