Several countries and local authorities have introduced innovative policies and programmes to stimulate deep renovation and reduce the CO2 emissions of the building sector, yet a broad dissemination and application of these policies are not taking place. The exchange of information and experiences across regions is much lower than what would be desirable.
Post date: 21 Jan 2019
ABRACADABRA is a coordination and support action that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 696126.
Post date: 16 Jan 2019
The report “The iBRoad concept in practice” gives an overview of the potential services to be provided by the relevant software itself, as well as of the potential links with other tools or services available on the market, and present the ones that are to be actually implemented and tested under the iBRoad project.
Post date: 18 Dec 2018
SAVE THE DATE!
New technologies and open data, levers to achieve climate and energy goals
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
With a low rate of new building construction and an insufficient rate of existing building renovation, there is the need to step up the pace of building renovation with ambitious performance targets to achieve European Union (EU) climate change policies for 2050.
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
To know more about it, join its closing events in Brussels on 6-7 February 2019.
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
The Club of Rome’s first report and early whistle-blowers’ calls from the late 1960s on the Earth’s environmental stress, are today backed by concrete facts and data on the need for change. A significant 40 % of energy use relates to construction and buildings, a key element of the equation. The current energy demand of existing building stock needs to be drastically reduced.
Post date: 23 Nov 2018
Ninety percent of the existing building stock in Europe was built before 1990. These buildings are in urgent need for a significant improvement of energy-efficiency through renovation.
State-of-the-art renovation solutions are available, but costly and lengthy renovation processes and incomprehensible technical complexities hinder the achievement of a wide impact at a European scale.
Post date: 31 Oct 2018
This report is an introduction to the issue of effective government policy with respect to energy efficient retrofit in the private rental secto, and to some of the evidence that relates to the topic.
It is intended to be relevant to both the development of energy retrofit policy in the private rental sector in Scotland, and to anyone with a general interest in the topic.
Post date: 26 Oct 2018