energy efficiency

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Energy efficiency is now a fundamental part of doing business in real estate and property management. If companies miss out, they risk falling behind in terms of market competitiveness. This City Energy Project resource provides a multidimensional, in-depth look at the business case for energy efficiency in buildings. It provides an overview of the basic financial arithmetic of energy savings, avoided operating costs, net income, and value, as well as a summary of case study data on what this arithmetic has meant to real projects and companies.
Post date: 21 sie 2020
Type: Publication

The case is one of the demonstration sites where the technologies developed within the H2020 project BUILDHEAT have been installed. The building is a large multifamily house in a small quarter in the outskirts of Zaragoza. It has 53 dwellings of two main sizes (i.e. 85 m² and 55 m²) distributed in 5 staircases on 4 floors. The building was constructed in 1988, is owned by Zaragoza Vivienda, the social housing Agency of Zaragoza, and is used for sheltered housing.  
Post date: 20 sie 2020
Type: Sprawa

According to the recently published Energy Transition Tracker, the energy-saving measures could lead to additional investments worth EUR 2.5 billion in the Western Balkans.   Under the Energy Efficiency Directive, Energy Community contracting parties need to improve energy efficiency by 20% by 2020, with new targets for 2030 to soon be adopted.  
Post date: 20 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności

The idea is to introduce energy saving measures in 60,000 households per year until 2030, local media reported. The government will subsidize up to 85% of each investment while the maximum amount per household will be EUR 50,000, according to the Institute of Energy for South-East Europe.   The start of the program is planned for this fall, while similar measures could be introduced for public buildings, tourism, and industry in the next phase.  
Post date: 20 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności

The Concrete Initiative welcomes the New Circular Economy Action Plan and the ambitious vision of the European Green Deal. We are pleased to see that the Action Plan contains coherent, long-term measures to enhance the life span of construction works (through durability, maintenance, repair and reuse) and to increase the recycling and reuse of construction waste. The whole concrete value chain is fully committed to achieving a circular economy in construction.  
Post date: 20 sie 2020
Type: Publication

The process is beginning with a review of the Renewable Energy Directive (2018/2001/EU) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU and 2018/2002/EU). The review will be essential to identify how energy policies on renewables and energy efficiency will contribute in achieving the climate and environmental targets of the European Green Deal, the commission said.
Post date: 20 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności

The July 2020 RESTORE newsletter is out!   The contents addressed are the following:
Post date: 18 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności

Could you describe the project and its objectives?    The objectives of the NEWCOM project are twofold. First, we are supporting the development of training schemes for enabling construction workers and building professionals to build according to the nearly zero-energy building standard and second, we are preparing a basis for the mutual recognition of the developed training schemes.  
Post date: 18 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności

The EU economy is forecasted to shrink by 7.4% this year with an uneven economic impact across the EU and the different economic sectors. The HVAC sector, which stared 2020 over expectations according to many industry representatives, was not among the most hit sectors during the crisis, although the impact of recession in the construction sector is yet to be seen. Still, as a key sector providing key equipment and services for crucial facilities, the HVAC and building sectors shall remain a strategic player in the post-covid economy and society.  
Post date: 18 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) and the Polish Association of Developers (PZFD) signed a cooperation agreement to promote the first Polish Green Certification for residential buildings, Zielony Dom, developed by PLGBC within the SMARTER Finance for Families project.
Post date: 11 sie 2020
Type: Aktualności