energy efficiency

By the end of 2019, Member States are required to notify their policies and measures and explain how they add up to meeting the energy savings requirement set out by Article 7, as part of their integrated national energy and climate plans (NECPs). Over the period from 2021 to 2030, the total amount of energy to be saved in the EU under Article 7 equates to more than three times the annual energy consumption of France, meaning that it will be a key contribution to meeting the EU 32.5% energy efficiency target and to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  
Post date: 15 Mar 2019
Type: Publication

European Industrial Energy Efficiency good Practices platform: the platform dedicated to energy efficiency "Good Practices" in the main industrial sectors.   EU-MERCI project, aimed at fostering and facilitating the implementation of energy efficiency projects in the manufacturing industry sectors by selecting and disseminating technological and policy best practices.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Type: Tool

EU-MERCI stands for EU coordinated MEthods and procedures based on Real Cases for the effective implementation of policies and measures supporting energy efficiency in the Industry. Its main aim has been to provide industrial enterprises and policy makers with best practices and tools to increase the competiveness of the EU industry by improving the efficient use of energy.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Type: Link

In the EU, the main use of energy by households is for heating their homes, and is therefore highly contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. District heating has proven to be a convenient and sustainable way to recover energy  
Post date: 9 Mar 2019
Type: News

The building façade not only provides the aesthetic signature of a building, but also important functions, such as daylight provision, glare protection, solar gain management and visual contact with the outside, which make the building usable and energy efficient. These functions often oppose each other, so the selection and design of façade systems and their control for a certain building application should depend on those functions that the designer wants to promote to the detriment of the other functions.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
Type: Publication

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 1 Mar 2019
Type: Evento

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 1 Mar 2019
Type: News

2nd newsletter " Effective Financing Tools for Implementing Energy Efficiency in Buildings" with the main focus on Technologies. EFFECT4buildings tool leaders are still working with the development of financial tools and instruments.    You will find information about: - Building managers met companies with the smartest solutions for energy efficiency - Greentech companies
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
Type: Link

Recent studies show that market potential for energy efficiency across Europe continues to grow; most countries have a market potential of at least a few billion euro annually.  In Ireland, for example, it is estimated that to reach their 2020 energy efficiency targets, an investment of €3 billion will deliver a Net Present Value (NPV) of €8 billion in savings.  More broadly, the EU Commission estimates that “the mobilisation of an extra €177 billion from public and private investment sources is needed annually from 2021 to 2030 to reach the 2030 climate and energ
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: News

The BIMcert project will develop a blended, fully supported suite of Building Information Modelling learning tools, which will allow geographically dispersed construction project teams to use technology to enhance information exchange and collaboration. The project will have a particular focus on testing the BIM approaches to green and passive building design to contribute to the improvement of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: Link