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ePANACEA Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies

The ePANACEA report "Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies" describes the process followed for the development of an inventory of smart and novel technologies which have an impact on the...

ePANACEA Implementation of innovative certification schemes

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.  ...

AIVC February 2021 Newsletter Special Issue on COVID-19

As already announced in the November issue of the AIVC newsletter, the AIVC board decided to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID‐19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was...

Policy Recommendations

For the current program period EU has dedicated a significant part of the European Regional Development Fund to achieve a low carbon economy. In Sweden these funds are partly managed by regional programs and partly by a national regional...

Energy Efficiency 2020 - Buildings chapter from IEA

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short...

Buildings and climate change adaptation: A call to action

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members...

New booklets of the Efficient Building Community

The Efficient Buildings Community has released new materials with the portfolio of digital tools developed by the Modular Projects of the community and with the synthesis of the main policy recommendations arisen from the ground experience...

Best of BREEAM 2020 - Exceptional sustainable places and project teams

This special BREEAM Awards publication proudly presents the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.   The projects shortlisted...

Level(s) - The European framework for sustainable buildings

Level(s) is a new European approach to assess and report on the sustainability performance of buildings, throughout the full life cycle of buildings.   Using existing standards, the Level(s) framework with its indicators provides a common...

Ambience H2020 prepares to launch a platform that will help ESCOs include demand side flexibility in their energy services offering

The H2020 project AmBIENCe has introduced the novel concept of Active Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC), which looks to harness a building’s energy performance potential by incorporating flexibility and demand response in addition to...

ECSO Policy Fact Sheet - Netherlands

Circular Construction Economy Knowledge and Innovation Programme  
The concept of the circular economy promotes a more efficient use of resources and the reduction of waste.   The construction sector is one of the most resource and waste intensive economic activities, generating 30% of all waste in the EU...

Position Paper: Towards a Quantification of the Demand-side Flexibility of Buildings

SmartEn brought out this paper with the aim to set out its position on the need to quantify the Demand Side Flexibility of a building as a component of the local energy system’s carbon footprint.   In this paper, smartEn outlines the...

Magyarország Nemzeti Energia- és Klímatervének értékelése a fenntartható energiagazdálkodás nézőpontjából

Copyright © 2021 ENERGIAKLUB | Original source here | Original author: Dr. Munkácsy Béla, Csontos Csaba, Magyar László, Győri Kata, Dr. Sáfián Fanni
Noha Magyarország nem tartozik a legnagyobb üvegházgáz-kibocsátó országok közé, azonban jelentős – és 2013 óta sajnálatosan növekvő – szén-dioxid-kibocsátásunkat mindenképpen csökkenteni kell.   Nemcsak az EU-s és...

Zapobieganie przenoszeniu wirusa w systemach grzewczych, wentylacyjnych i klimatyzacyjnych

Copyright © 2021 FLÄKTGROUP POLAND Sp. z o.o. | Original source here | Original author: FLÄKTGROUP POLAND Sp. z o.o.
  Zapobieganie przenoszeniu wirusa w systemach grzewczych, wentylacyjnych i klimatyzacyjnych   Zapraszamy do lektury informacji przygotowanych przez FLÄKTGROUP POLAND Sp. z o.o.:   Zapobieganie przenoszeniu wirusa w systemach grzewczych,...

EFFECT4buildings International Magazine for Building Managers

This is EFFECT4buildings magazine   EFFECT4buildings project is providing building owners and managers with a set of financial tools and instruments to support the implementation of more energy efficiency measures,...

European Construction Sector Observatory: Czech Republic

Over the 2010-2019 period, Czech Republic’s GDP increased by 22.6%, totalling CZK5,182.8 billion (EUR 198.2 billion) in 2019.   This is an annual growth of 2.4% compared to the 2018 levels...

New solutions for funding Europe’s energy transition

This CORDIS Results Pack specifically introduces you to 10 EU-funded projects that have been working to develop tools and solutions that will help to accelerate the financing of energy efficiency investments, as well as offering concrete...

Promoting energy efficiency standards and technologies to enhance energy efficiency in buildings

An important goal of public policy to stimulate transition to a sustainable energy system is to improve energy efficiency –a target clearly set out in Sustainable Development Goal 7.   Indeed, improving energy efficiency is one of the most...

Study on the development of a European Union framework for digital building logbooks

This study provides the basis for the development of an EU framework for Digital Building Logbooks.   The definition of Digital Building Logbook has been created as part of this study, based on a thorough stakeholder consultation,...

2020 Global Status Report of buildings and construction

The fifth edition of this annual report provides a snapshot of the progress of the buildings and construction sector globally towards the achievement of the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change; particularly on the drivers of CO2...