Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

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  The ICARO team is delighted to invite you to its Closing Event which will take place online on Friday 12 March from 10am to 1pm CET.   The event is organised in relation to our Erasmus+ project ICARO, which aims to develop a new European qualification of ‘Construction Site Technician’.  
Post date: 3 mrt 2021
Type: Evenement

The Renovation Wave aims to accelerate improvements in the energy performance of 35 million buildings across Europe by 2030.   Much emphasis is on advancing technology integration by developing integrated and compatible technology packages for building renovations.  
Post date: 1 mrt 2021
Type: Nieuws

Concept:   Old buildings in seismic-prone areas are increasingly vulnerable to earthquakes.   They are also high energy consumers due to their outdated energy designs. Existing retrofitting methods for old buildings treat structural and energy issues separately, disregarding a holistic approach.  
Post date: 1 mrt 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:  
Post date: 1 mrt 2021
Type: Link

The reduction of energy demand in buildings through the adoption of energy efficiency policy is a key pillar of the European Union (EU) climate and energy strategy. Energy Efficiency first emerged in the EU energy policy agenda in the 1970s and was progressively transformed with shifting global and EU energy and climate policies and priorities.  
Post date: 26 feb 2021
Type: Publication

With a staggering 97%[1]  of the housing stock estimated as being energy inefficient, the building sector represents a tremendous potential for energy savings, that still needs to be unlocked.  
Post date: 26 feb 2021
Type: Nieuws

This webinar will feature high-level presentations on the EU and Canada’s overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, as part of their sustainable economic recovery strategies.   Session one will look at the Government of Canada’s overarching plan to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings towards its net-zero by 2050 goal and how it supports sustainable economic recovery.   
Post date: 25 feb 2021
Type: Evenement

Delivering the vision of climate-neutrality by 2050 as defined in the Paris Agreement is only achievable if the whole building stock, including retail real estate portfolios, is thoroughly renovated and sustainable design of new buildings is adopted.  
Post date: 25 feb 2021
Type: Publication

Topic   When investing in energy efficient building projects, the actual energy performance of the buildings regularly turns out to be worse than what was predicted pre-construction.   This puts investments at risk as the return on investment is lower due to higher energy costs.  
Post date: 24 feb 2021
Type: Evenement

  Concept:   The steel industry has long held a strategic place in the EU economy, fostering innovation and growth and providing employment opportunities.   To keep up with the increasing demand for steel, it is important to reduce the environmental impact of steel production.  
Post date: 24 feb 2021
Type: Link