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IEA report: Cooling, more efforts needed

Energy demand for space cooling has more than tripled since 1990, making it the fastest-growing end use in buildings. Space cooling was responsible for emissions of about 1 GtCO2 and nearly 8.5% of total final electricity consumption in...

Energy poverty in Greece. Policy developments and recommendations to tackle the phenomenon

The Institute of Zero Energy Buildings published an enlightening report about energy poverty.   This report analyses energy poverty, unravels its strong link with energy transition and provides recommendations to tackle this issue.   In...

Poradnik POBE Zielony Ład

Copyright © 2020 Poradnik POBE Zielony Ład | Original source here | Original author: Poradnik POBE Zielony Ład  
Boom dla „zielonych” i cyfrowych technologii w budownictwie – nowe cele polityki klimatycznej UE do 2030 r.   Tematy:   Integracja systemu energetycznego Fala renowacji budynków Nowe szanse dla branży instalacji Pobierz: Poradnik POBE...

A szélenergia a modern energiarendszerek elengedhetetlen része - Magyarországon is

Copyright © 2020 Energiaklub | Original source here | Original author: Dr. Munkácsy Béla et al. | Published Date: 17/11/2020
  Az Energiaklub átfogó elemzést készített a szélenergiában rejlő lehetőségekről    A szélenergia a napjainkban elérhető technológiák közül a legkisebb környezeti terhelés mellett képes nagy mennyiségű villamos energia...

Epuletgepesz Magazine - december 2020

The December 2020  issue of the  "Epuletgepesz" Magazine published by the Hungarian Mechanical Engieneering Society. Featured content: Hungarian summary article about the REHVA COVID-19 guidance document. Report about the...

The new factsheets by RenOnBill give an overview on the residential building sector in Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain

With its new factsheets, the Horizon 2020 project RenOnBill provides key insights on the residential building sector of its four focus countries: Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain.   Each factsheet, available also in the respective...

New report by RenOnBill gives ten business model frameworks to implement on-bill schemes (OBS) in the EU

  On-bill schemes are between the most flexible and innovative solutions to facilitate the uptake of energy efficiency upgrades in residential buildings, according to new report by H2020 project RenOnBill: they can be easily adapted to...

Active building Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) models towards smart flexible buildings

Delivering services to buildings based on an Active building Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) model provides a new opportunity to Energy Service Companies (ESCOs and grid operators) aiming to generate new business or improve existing...

The Step by Step Guide for public authorities to reach the nZEB standards of public buildings

Improving energy efficiency in public buildings is at the core of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD).   The eCentral project aims to support key stakeholders in the energy renovation...

Mapa drogowa dla wdrożenia metodyki BIM w zamówieniach publicznych

Copyright © 2020 Service of the Republic of Poland | Original source here | Original author: Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology | Published Date: 22/07/2020
W ramach realizacji projektu” Cyfryzacja procesu budowlanego w Polsce” realizowanego przez Ministerstwo Rozwoju we współpracy z PWC i wspierany przez Komisję Europejską opracowana została „Mapa drogowa dla wdrożenia metodyki BIM w...

Uusia esimerkkejä Talotekniikkainfossa

Copyright © 2019 The Building Technology Industry and Trade Association (Talteka) | Original source here | Original author: A-insinöörit Oy 
Two draft guides have been published by TALTEKA and are open for comments until 8 January 2021. The guides relate to residential ventilation solutions that can affect pressure and heat recovery in the cold. All building...

Poradnik „Dom bez Rachunków”

Copyright © 2019 PORT PC | Original source here  | Original author: PORT PC | Published Date: 05/03/2019
  Zadaniem niniejszego poradnika jest pomoc projektantom, architektom i instalatorom w zakresie doboru i projektowania systemu składającego się z instalacji fotowoltaicznej, pompy ciepła oraz zasobników ciepła i ciepłej wody w domach jedno...

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. In parts of the world lacking modern energy...

2020 Getting to Zero Buildings List

NBI's 2020 list of pioneering zero energy (ZE) projects represents the latest growth in a rapidly expanding market. ZE buildings are extremely energy efficient, with a median site EUI of only 23 kBtu/sf/yr*, and consume only as much energy...

ePANACEA Stakeholder map

The objective of the ePANACEA stakeholder analysis is to understand who the EPC end users are, what they know about the EPC, how they use it and what interests they have regarding the EPC.   In addition, the objective is to consider other...

Compendium of ePANACEAs Testing and Demonstration Board Meetings

ePANACEA’s methodology aims to contribute to the harmonisation of energy performance assessment and certification of buildings across the European Union, enhancing market trust and user friendliness in terms of clarity and accuracy of the...

The economic benefits of a clean recovery - The case of energy-efficient cooling

A short report by The Economist Intelligence Unit
Economic crises present an opportunity for governments to take action on climate change.   The lockdown responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a fall in emissions—global CO2 emissions are expected to be about 8% lower in 2020 than...

Utility energy efficiency program performance from a climate change perspective

States and utilities increasingly rely on energy efficiency programs to address climate change mitigation goals.   This report assesses two types of such energy efficiency programs: behavioral programs that offer savings for a relatively...

Transferring global experience of “efficiency first” to the EU: New Enefirst report

“Efficiency First” (E1st) is a fundamental principle applied to policymaking, planning and investment in the energy sector, gaining visibility in European energy and climate policy.   The H2020 project enefirst will help making the E1st...

Seven Horizon2020 projects advise EU leaders how to prepare buildings for the energy transition

The transition to a forward-looking climate neutral economy, announced in the European Green Deal, demands an action plan where public and private sector investments are channeled towards climate-friendly technologies and business models...