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Concept:   The EU’s building stock is relatively old. Half of all homes in most EU countries were built pre-1970 and before the first thermal regulations.   This is why upgrading the energy efficiency of the building envelope – the physical barrier between indoor and unconditioned environment – is important.  
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Link

2021 RESNET Building Performance Conference is Going Virtual! FEBRUARY 22-24, 2021   We had a blast at #RESNET2020 and hope you did too! And while we hoped to make RESNET 2021 bigger and better than ever, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business and interact with our peers and colleagues.  
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Event

The 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference will take place in a convenient, online format February 9-11. Attendees can join live discussions with top experts, learn the latest updates relating to COVID-19, and have access to 90+ technical sessions for 18 months. Group rates are available, and members register for just $249.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Event

How does the building certification process work? Why should buildings be certified? These are just some of the questions that the new series “iPHA Q&A with PHI” answered. Once a month, the iPHA Team sits together with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Eugenio Quintieri is the Secretary-General of the European Builders Confederation (EBC) since June 2017.   In addition to managing EBC secretariat, Eugenio represents EBC in the European Social dialogue committee, supervises several legislative fields, including the digitalisation of the construction sector, and acts as EBC leading spokesperson.  
Post date: 14 Dec 2020
Type: Link

This course guides participants through the principles and economics of the Passive House Standard highlighting case studies in California.   About this Event   To enroll for this course, please go to PG&E's website link Here  
Post date: 11 Dec 2020
Type: Event

Concept:   Smart energy management is currently one of the most important research areas in Europe. With this in mind, the EU-funded SINERGY project aims to unlock the innovation potential of the Institute Mihajlo Pupin (IMP) in Serbia.   It will therefore strive to strengthen the IMP’s current research capacity and enhance its research competitiveness so as to make it a regional point of reference in smart energy management technologies.
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   TThe EU-funded LEAP4SME project aims to support member states and specifically their small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in carrying out energy audits and implementing cost-effective energy-saving measures.   To reach those objectives, LEAP4SME will conduct a mapping of policies and programmes that currently exist to identify their strengths and weaknesses.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Buildings account for around 40% of total energy use and 36% of CO2 emissions in Europe .   According to the recast Directive on the energy performance of buildings (EPBD) all new buildings after 2020 should reach nearly zero energy levels, meaning that they should demonstrate very low energy needs mainly covered by renewable energy sources.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Europe is experiencing an increasing number of disasters due to severe and extreme weather and climate events.   The more vulnerable a community is to such natural hazards, the greater the risk of human and material losses.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
Type: Link