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Maria Kapsalaki

Consultant, INIVE EEIG (Non-profit)
Greece

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Where can I find information about best practices on innovative financing for energy efficiency?

Previous experience of the Member States has shown that conventional financing is not enough for meeting their energy and environmental targets and access to attractive and adequate financing products from the market is needed.   Public and...
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What kind of innovative financing mechanisms have been invented so far?

For many years now Member States have engaged in energy transition. This long experience has shown that conventional financing is not enough and financing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge. For this reason, access to attractive...
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What is the Juncker Plan?

The Juncker Plan is also known as The Investment Plan for Europe.   It was proposed by the European Commission in November 2014, following the European Council's call in June 2014 for the low levels of investment in the EU to be addressed in order...
News

OVERVIEW | Increasing the real estate value of existing buildings to counterbalance an energy retrofit

by Dimitra Papadaki (NKUA)   Retrofitting the existing building stock plays a key role in the reduction of energy consumption, fossil fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Currently, in Europe about 35% of the buildings are over 50 years old...
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Leitlinien für nachhaltiges Facility Management in der Betriebs- und Nutzungsphase

Das Facility Management ist eine anspruchsvolle Managementaufgabe, die meist nicht mehr von Gebäudeeigentümerorganisation sondern von speziellen Dienstleistern ausgeübt wird. Dabei werden alle drei Dimensionen der Nachhaltigkeit berührt: Ökonomie (z...
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Ventilation, Air Flow and Health Symposium

This one day symposium aims to bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners from different aspects of indoor air quality, to share different perspectives on the issues of poor air quality in buildings, the current research activities...
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IEA- Energy Efficiency Indicators database

The Energy Efficiency Indicators database contains annual data from 2000 to 2015, covering end use energy consumption for 8 energy products, end use energy efficiency indicators, and carbon intensity indicators for 4 sectors (residential, services,...
Publication

IEA: Energy Efficiency Indicators Highlights 2017

This statistical report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), is designed to help understand what drives final energy use in IEA member countries in order to improve and track national energy efficiency policies. It is the second edition of a...
News

OVERVIEW | Innovative technologies for deep renovation of buildings

by Konstantina Vasilakopoulou (NKUA) and Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)   Acknowledging the significance of energy efficiency in the building sector, and more in particular of the need for energy...
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Commissioning-processen

Commissioning i byggeriet er en proaktiv dialog- og kvalitetsstyringsproces, der fokuserer på totaløkonomi og installationernes samspil. Commissioning-processen sikrer det lavest mulige energiforbrug, et godt indeklima og velfungerende rammer for...