Building professionals

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018 edition presents 110 projects co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 58 projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme between 2014 and 2017. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The sustainable energy transition is the key for an EU energy sector carbon neutral and a competitive, flexible, integrated market, responsive to consumer demands.
Post date: 17 Jun 2018
Type: News

The experts of the Concerted Actions (CA) worked from 2015-2018 to provide a comprehensive overview of the EPBD implementation among the Member States (MSs).   Among all, the CA released a thematic report with an analysis of the new constructions and NZEBs requirements across Europe. Challenges and experiences with the early implementation of NZEBs in the MSs are analysed by collecting case studies and discussing how to integrate renewable energy systems (RES) and other innovative technologies, as well as the indoor climate issue, into the energy performance assessment.
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The European Commission is organising a regional conference on financing energy efficiency in Bulgaria and other countries from Central and South-Eastern Europe, in partnership with the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy and the UN Environment Finance Initiative.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2018
Type: Event

There are many considerations when installing LED light systems and this can be daunting for procurers. Selecting quality products, a competent installer, using daylight to your advantage and optimal design are just some of the considerations.   Premium Light Pro has produced a comprehensive guide for installation of indoor lighting in the non-domestic sector.  At the heart of this lies the project's Procurement Criteria, which serves as a benchmark of high quality.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces   If you happen to swing by Liverpool in the future, you will probably see a tree urban drainage system in Bold Street, where people frequently shop.   Surface water flooding is a problem in many cities. Rainwater cannot penetrate cemented soil, and storms often overwhelm available sewage systems affecting properties and livelihoods.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: News

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Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: Case

// Description The Docks de Ris district is located in the town of Ris-Orangis in Essonne, about 20 km south of Paris. Ris-Orangis has a population of 27,535 and belongs to the Évry Center Essonne (CAECE) agglomeration community, which comprises six municipalities and 116,676 inhabitants (INSEE 2011).   Located at the edge of natural and urban areas, Ris-Orangis is predominantly urban but has large green areas . Ris-Orangis is at the heart of one of the priority sites to boost the regional development strategy.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: Case

// Description In Paris, 100 schools have been renovated in two years to improve their energy performance! This challenge, Optimal Solutions, subsidiary Dalkia (EDF Group) noted. The program is a major component of the energy and climate plan launched by the City of Paris in 2007. The aim is to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% and achieve 30% energy savings by 2020. Why schools? Because they represent 25% of the City of Paris real estate.
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: Case

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Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: Case