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European Energy Service Award 2019: Submit your sustainable energy project!

Are you an innovative and highly qualified energy service provider or promoter? Have you implemented a successful and pioneering sustainable energy project? Then apply to the European Energy Service Award (EESA) 2019!   The ...
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The iBRoad project publishes a new report on the concept and benefits of the Individual Building Renovation Roadmap

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...
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Energy efficiency: the value of buildings and the payment default risk

Energy efficiency is "an energy source in its own right". By 2030 more energy will be saved than the amount of oil-based energy then, thus energy efficiency is expected to actually become the “first fuel”.   To realise the sustainable...
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Make homes healthier for people and planet

In conjunction with the World Climate Summit at COP24, the World Green Building Council launches Healthier Homes, Healthier Planet guide.

On 12th December the World Green Building Council launched a new guide to creating healthier homes that in turn, are healthier for the planet. The guide takes a combination of the latest research into air quality, thermal and...
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COP24: EU plays instrumental role in making the Paris Agreement operational

The UN climate conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, concluded with the adoption of a clear rulebook to make the Paris Agreement on climate change work in practice across the world. The completion of the rulebook was the EU's top objective...

The Paris rulebook will enable the Parties to the Paris Agreement to implement, track and progressively enhance their contributions to tackling climate change, in order to meet the Agreement's long-term goals.   EU action...
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ISOBIO: Building a climate-neutral Europe with natural bio-based construction materials

A new generation of innovators are revolutionising natural bio-based building by developing high performance products ready made for the mass market. To debate policies and initiatives to promote the use of these innovative...
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Energy efficiency in property valuation - what the future looks like

After sharing the research conclusions, the REVALUE project partners took the opportunity to talk with some key stakeholders about the role of energy efficiency in the European housing sector, both now and moving forward.   1. An...
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The human dimension of building energy performance

The conference will gather researchers, professionals and practitioners from across the world to present and discuss the latest research on this topic.

The human factor affects significantly the actual energy performance over the building life cycle. The incorporation of behavioral insights into the building design and operation is starting to be recognized as a key topic. Research...