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Energy Efficient Mortgage Initiative (EEMI) Webinar

The EeDaPP outcomes will be presented during an EEMI Webinar on Friday, 25 September, at 10 am CEST.

Email contact for participation: <lbertalot@hypo.org>

 

 

The end of August 2020 marks the conclusion of the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficient Data Protocol & Portal (EeDaPP) Project which has delivered – after 30 months of  intense work, data collection, market analysis and...
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X-tendo responds to the EPC harmonisation challenge by exploring indicators for its innovative features – first developments are presented in a new report

European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards...
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X-tendo publishes a guidance note introducing framework principles for next-generation energy performance certificates

This report is a guidance document outlining the common requirements for developing and assessing the features for next generation of energy performance certificate (EPC) on new indicators and innovative handling of data brought forward by...
Actualité

DG Energy August Newsletter

August 2020 newsletter is out!   Contents are the following: News A new generation of EU energy labels Review of renewables and energy efficiency directives - Commission launches first steps in process ITER ceremony marks...
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How to grow a “living” building

Andreas Gyr remembers his first car fondly: a 1982 Ford Escort, which had the gas parts ripped out and replaced with 17 golf cart batteries and an electric motor. “It had about a 15-mile range and it topped out at like 58 miles per hour,”...
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Gas boilers deserve an ‘F’, not an ‘A’

Fossil gas boilers may continue to be labelled ‘green’ for another decade or so if EU leaders fail to review energy labelling rules for heating appliances within a year. This would be very bad news for an overheating world, write Davide Sabbadin...

Europe’s heating and cooling is a climate time bomb, with the sector responsible for almost half of the EU’s energy consumption and a third of its CO2 emissions. Ageing buildings bear much of the blame, with a large part of the energy...
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Konferencia: udržateľnosť v architektúre a vo výstavbe 2020 Slovakian Sustainable Buildings - Living Future Europe

 

This unique international conference will bring you not only inspiration from renowned speakers, but above all concrete ideas for your own practice. It will focus on the specifics of the construction design and management process, which...

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Living Future Europe   The building and construction industries determine, by and large, how...
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Green Homes and Green Mortgages

As we all spend more time in our homes than planned and desire, it is worth looking towards new models of doing things better from the building industry, the finance industry, and all of the other participants involved in building our...