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Maria Kapsalaki

Consultant, INIVE EEIG (Non-profit)

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Deutschland: Öffnung der Programme für qualifizierte Gebäudeenergieberater aus allen Branchen

Die Energieberatung des Bundes für Wohneigentümer („Energieberatung für Wohngebäude“) und für mittelständische Unternehmen („Energieberatung Mittelstand“) wird ausgeweitet. Für Verbraucher steht künftig ein größerer Kreis an qualifizierten...

Green light from Brussels for landlord-to-tenant electricity supply

Germany’s funding programme for landlord-to-tenant electricity supply obtained approval under state aid rules from the European Commission. This means that funding can be granted under this programme which has already been approved by the Bundestag...

OVERVIEW | Successful renovations through innovative financing

by Marina Laskari (NKUA)   The big majority of the EU building stock needs to be upgraded. It is well recognised that in order to achieve a decarbonised building stock by 2050...

Social Innovation to Tackle Fuel Poverty (2017-2018 Edition)

The Social Innovation to Tackle Fuel Poverty programme is an initiative co-created by Ashoka and the Schneider Electric Foundation. It aimed to identify and engage 15-20 innovative organisations working in the field of fuel poverty and energy...

OVERVIEW | Energy poverty in Europe: Policies and recent initiatives

by Vasileios Ntouros (NKUA)   Energy poverty is an increasing socio-economic problem with severe health impacts and significant environmental implications. It is related to poor building quality and the occupants’ socio-economic status, and affects...

Towards higher-performing buildings: The role of airtightness and ventilation

AIVC Workshop | Towards higher-performing buildings: The role of airtightness and ventilation   The objective of this workshop is to discuss and identify ways to improve the quality of our homes with respect to airtightness and...

AIVC 2018 Conference "Smart Ventilation for Buildings"

The 39th AIVC conference: "Smart ventilation for buildings" will be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Juan-les-Pins, France. It will also be the 7th TightVent conference and the 5th venticool conference.   Conference Scope  ...

TightVent Europe newsletter issue #13 - November 2017

In the current edition of the TightVent Europe newsletter, Professor Arnold Janssens presents the highlights of the airtightness track at the 38th AIVC-6th TightVent-4th venticool joint conference held in Nottingham, UK on 13-14 September, 2017....

Abstract submission deadline for PLEA 2018 extended to 15 December

The abstract submission deadline for the 34th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference 2018 to be held in Hong Kong, China on 10-12 December 2018, has been extended.   The extended deadline for abstract submission is now ...

Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2018

With the theme “Smart and Healthy within the 2-degree Limit” and four tracks on “Science & Technology”, “People & Community”, “Design & Practice” and “Education & Training”, the 34th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA...