Campaigning and awareness raising

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Contents are the following:   Focus on: EU building policy   A Guidebook to European Building Policy: Key legislation and initiatives Highlights  
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Type: News

SBE21 Heritage warmly welcomes contributions from different research fields.   We are looking forward to receiving submissions covering best practices of energy retrofit in the built heritage sector, conservation-compatible solutions, methodologies for a multidisciplinary design process with a focus on regional development and the Alpine Space in particular, and policy and decision–making tools and guidelines.   Topics:
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Type: News

The H2020 project BIMplement has published its final brochure, illustrating the results of the project.   The brochure gives an overview of the project, its results and more detailed information.  
Post date: 25 Ago 2020
Type: Publication

The purpose of this roadmap is to support a common language and vision for the complete decarbonisation of the buildings across their life cycle and to support the development of national or subnational strategies and policies, including for example, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). It outlines the range of actions that stakeholders can take in the short, medium and long term to achieve a built environment that is zero-emission, efficient and resilient.
Post date: 24 Ago 2020
Type: Publication

August 2020 newsletter is out!   Contents are the following: News
Post date: 24 Ago 2020
Type: News

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,” Andreas remembers. “I’d carry an extension cord around and plug it into friends’ wall outlets to make it home.” It might have been inconvenient, but it made him excited about the future. “It was different, it was hopeful, we charged it with solar panels!” he says.
Post date: 21 Ago 2020
Type: News

The European Green Deal is considered an essential element of an inclusive and sustainable growth strategy for Europe. EU Member States are currently developing recovery plans as part of their existing strategies to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Sustainable energy investments are an important pillar of such strategies, which require significant public financing as a lever for private investment.   
Post date: 20 Ago 2020
Type: News

The hardworking summer months within the LIFE Level(s) project brought forward a vital step in moving the project forward.  
Post date: 20 Ago 2020
Type: News

The MOBISTYLE dashboard is a tool that allows different kind of users to receive information about the buildings they interact with, through specific authentication. The buildings connected to MOBISTYLE are sensorized as groups of sensors had been installed according to the parameters that the experts suggested to monitor and analyse.  
Post date: 19 Ago 2020
Type: Tool

FEDARENE member regions and energy agencies are dedicated to helping municipalities in fighting climate change and preventing its unintended consequences. Read this new publication and find out about some of our best practices’ examples in the field!  
Post date: 19 Ago 2020
Type: Publication