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We hope this newsletter finds you healthy and well during these unprecedented times.    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, TightVent continues to operate and adjust its communication, networking and awareness raising activities in the field of building & ductwork airtightness.   As usually, this edition rounds up our latest work & achievements followed by our partners product news.   
Post date: 19 Nov 2020
Type: News

The 23rd webinar on the Low Carbon Economy   Every day, more than 22,000,000 m³ of hot water are consumed by European homes alone. It is a major source of energy consumption for new housing, and yet 80 percent of this heat ends up in sewers and is wasted.   Considering hot water is mostly used in showers, recovering waste heat from shower drains could be a simple way to save up to 70 percent wasted energy and related CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 17 Nov 2020
Type: Event

EUKI Academy has started a series of web seminars and is cordially inviting to a EUKI Academy Web Seminar on:   The Renovation Wave under the European Green Deal: New policy windows for accelerating and financing building renovation at the municipal level   When? 26th November 2020 – 11:00-12:00 CET   What?
Post date: 17 Nov 2020
Type: Event

What has been the overall trend in final energy consumption of buildings in the EU since 2010?   What are the main drivers of the energy consumption variation, and in particular energy savings, for residential and service buildings?   These are the key questions answered during this (11th) webinar in the Odyssee-Mure on Energy Efficiency Academy.
Post date: 17 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Around 50 million households in the European Union are estimated to be living in energy poverty – or energy vulnerability, unable to afford the energy needed to adequately heat or cool their homes. This is caused by a combination of factors including high energy costs, low household incomes and energy inefficient buildings, and can have severe impacts on health and wellbeing.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2020
Type: News

The Efficient Buildings Community has just developed a new set of recommendations for European and National decision-makers.   The eight recommendations are grounded in the experience of the Mediterranean local authorities and they aim to bring the lessons learned in the discussion about the next generation of energy policies: the European Green Deal, issued by the Commission last December, and the recovery plans in response to Covid-19, currently underway in each Member State.   
Post date: 16 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

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Post date: 13 Nov 2020
Type: Event

CLICK, SCROLL DOWN AND READ ABOUT CEN-CE ONLINE PILOT TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION POZVÁNKA NA ONLINE ŠKOLENIE REHVA JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE CEN-CE PROJECT CEN-CE PITCH VIDEOS - FRESH FROM THE 'OVEN'! CEN-CE SHOWCASED IN EHPA WEBINAR 12TH BUILD UP SKILLS EUROPEAN EXCHANGE (ONLINE) MEETING
Post date: 13 Nov 2020
Type: News

iBRoad project final conference   Step by step, measure by measure   Building Renovation Passports – delivering the renovation wave for our buildings   24 November 2020, 9:30-13:00 CET, online   Click here to register.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: Event

In the past weeks, WBCSD has participated in several events centered around how the building sector is key to reviving the global economy and the importance of reinforcing sustainability going forward.   During the 11th annual World Green Building Week and Climate Week New York, there was an unequivocal consensus among all participating organizations that we need to build our way out of the social and financial crisis provoked by COVID-19, without losing sight of our net-zero targets.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: News