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Qualibat

Since 1949, the Qualibat association is a qualification and certification body for construction companies. Qualibat is accredited by Cofrac. More than 70 000 workers are qualified or certified by Qualibat.   In 2011, Qualibat launched...
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Syneole

Since 2010, Syneole (Professional trade union for airtightness testing) brings together companies performing airtightness tests in France.   Mission:   to represent, promote and defend the interests of airtightness testers; to be...
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Effinergie+

In 2007, the Effinergie association launched its first label “BBC-Effinergie” for new buildings, requiring a primary energy use of 50kWh/m² per year. The label was very successful and became mandatory for all new buildings under the 2012...
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The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS)

The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS) is a scheme created for companies (including sole traders and partnerships) that carry out air tightness testing activities and to provide reassurance to clients that the work is carried...
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RESNET - The Residential Energy Services Network

The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).   RESNET is a recognised national standards-making body for building energy...
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Dämmmaßnahmen an Gebäudefassaden

Dämmstoffe sind aus dem Baualltag nicht mehr wegzudenken. Ihre Einsatzgebiete reichen von der Fassadendämmung bis zu Spezialanwendungen in der Versorgungstechnik. Nichts desto trotz wird gegenüber Dämmmaßnahmen vermehrt öffentliche Kritik...
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PROF/TRAC Training: nZEB design and construction for certified trainers

PROF/TRAC project offers a free online course to develop and certify trainers’ skills on nZEB design and construction. The participation is free of charge, but the registration is compulsory. The Train-the-Trainers (TtT) registration page...
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SOLACE HOUSING project

System of production and delivery self-assembly, carbon neutral, energy positive and income generating house which reduces housing overburden declining inequality gap.     According to the “State of Housing in the EU 2015” there are not...
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FOSTEr in MED project

FOSTEr in MED  project aims to promote the adoption of innovative solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies in the Mediterranean area. The project adopts a multi-layer strategic approach, with the involvement of the local stakeholders, in order...
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ALTERPAVE project

Use of end-of-life materials, waste and alternative binders as useful raw materials for pavements construction and rehabilitation     Alterpave project aims to demonstrate an innovative and integrated approach for the sustainable...
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MLEI SOLANOVA project

Panel buildings built by industrialised technology are an illustrative problem of Hungary and Eastern Europe. These multi-family buildings do not meet current standards because they have huge maintenance cost, out-of-date heating-system,...
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MF-Retrofit project

Multifunctional facades of reduced thickness for fast and cost-effective retrofitting     MF-Retrofit project aimed to deal with the numerous requirements of facade panel retrofitting by developing a light-weight, durable, cost...
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SESBE project

Smart elements for sustainable building envelopes     SESBE project, funder under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Union (FP7), aimed to provide new solutions for lightweight,...
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SMARTCIM project

Smart interoperable electronic active valve, control eco-system and service to achieve superior building efficiency and user awareness     The business project relates to the development of an innovative product-service offer that...
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Co2olBricks project

Co2olBricks project focused on the important contents in the field of heritage conservation: How to reduce the energy consumption of historical buildings without destroying their cultural value and identity. Every country in the Baltic Sea...
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FIESTA project

Though achieving the largest energy efficiency improvement in recent years, the household sector is still responsible for a considerable share of energy consumption in Europe:  29% of final energy consumption takes place in the household...
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R4E - Roadmaps for Energy

Roadmaps for Energy (R4E) is an EU funded project under the Horizon 2020 programme, aiming to develop a new type of energy strategy through visions and roadmaps for the 8 partner cities, in co-creation with relevant local stakeholders. The...
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EMPOWERING project

EMPOWERING is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme which contributes to the shift of seven EU regions toward low-carbon society by enhancing the capacities of municipalities and regional representatives to shape...
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InDeWaG project

Although Nearly Zero Energy Buildings will become a “must” for new buildings in Europe by the end of 2020 – no particular building concept exists, which would enable maximum use of daylight by a transparent glass façade and at the same...
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Odysseus project

Open Dynamic System for Holistic energy Management of the dynamics of energy supply, demand and storage in urban areas     Odysseus, a EU funded project under FP7, developed a decision support system (Open Dynamic System or ODYS) to...