Campaigning and awareness raising

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Understanding end-user perspectives is crucial for the development and roll-out of new features for energy performance certificates (EPCs).   Without a full insight into what end- users want and need for the next generation of EPCs it will be difficult to make effective use of these new features.  
Post date: 23 oct 2020
Type: Publication

The Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings.   The results will contribute to defining circular economy policies that could be implemented as part of the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan.  
Post date: 22 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in order to understand the level of knowledge of these instruments from public administrations (e.g. owners) and from practitioners.
Post date: 20 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

Green Homes going Mainstream SMARTER Finance for Families - H2020 Project   Webinar  
Post date: 16 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

FACE (Façade Architecture, Construction and Engineering) course provides insights into the contemporary market and value chain of the façade industry, enabling technical designers and consultants to manage complex projects both at organizational and technical level. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OPENING EVENT:   • Outstanding case studies  
Post date: 16 oct 2020
Type: Évènement

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.   This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.   The course’s first edition in Spain is organised by everis Group, which was officially approved by the USGBC to offer this programme with support from the Green Building Factory.  
Post date: 12 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

Concept:   The building renovation sector is challenged by an investment gap due to the high degree of investment risk and long payback times. Since models based on the linear economy principle are not suitable to meet the energy emergency of existing buildings, circular economy models emerge as an adequate alternative.  
Post date: 12 oct 2020
Type: Lien

Concept:   One of the principal challenges to increasing energy efficiency investments (EEI) is the lack of statistical data on the actual energy and costs savings achieved with them. Data is still hard to access because it is decentralized and in different formats.   Consequently, only a small part of this can be used to produce reliable empirical evidence on the performance of the EEI.
Post date: 9 oct 2020
Type: Lien

Concept:   The ultimate goal of the REFINE-project is to contribute to the supply of sufficient and attractive financing sources for investments into energy savings and related measures.   This will be achieved through enhancement and mainstreaming of refinancing schemes for energy efficiency services (EES) which are understood as important amplifier of market growth.  
Post date: 9 oct 2020
Type: Lien