refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

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Ventilation in historic buildings is very important to foster health and comfort of the occupants as well as for the conservation of the building structure. Moreover, energy-efficient ventilation (e.g. demand controlled ventilation DCV and heat recovery ventilation HRV) can significantly reduce energy consumption.  
Post date: 17 May 2021
Type: Publication

Energy experts that advocate heating homes with hydrogen rather than turning to deep renovation and building insulation as their first port of call will make the energy transition more expensive for everyone, says Jan Rosenow from the Regulatory Assistance Project.  
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: News

Evidence points out that most vulnerable households face major challenges in the renovation of their homes. Lowest-income families live in most energy-inefficient homes, according to research by the Vlaams Steunpunt Wonen. This means that the cost of reaching renovation energy efficiency standards ends to be highest for those with the least.
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: Publication

The energy renovation of buildings until 2050 envisages a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 70% in the next ten years, and of CO2 emissions by 75% through 2050 from the 2005 levels.  
Post date: 6 May 2021
Type: News

May 26th, June 2nd & June 9th- This summit will showcase the results of the EuroPACE project, and present cutting-edge programs which are helping to shape the European home renovation market.
Post date: 5 May 2021
Type: Event

ZERO POLLUTION for healthier people and planet  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: Event

Consumers are willing and ready to play their part in the green housing transition, but they will need guidance and support along the way, writes Monique Goyens. Goyens is director general of BEUC, the European consumer organisation.   Europe’s building stock currently accounts for 36% of European greenhouse gas emissions. Addressing this will mean future-proofing our homes by thoroughly renovating them. But the complexity and expense of doing so is holding many people back.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: News

mar., 11 mai 2021 09:00 – 12:00 CEST Ajouter au calendrier   Le Plan de relance permettra-t-il à la France de rattraper son retard sur l’efficacité énergétique des bâtiments publics ?  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Event

The historic residential building is located in the city center of Bolzano. It was built in 1926, near the old town, and it has hardly been changed on the outside, thanks to well thought-out renovation measures from the inside which ensure a new level of comfort and a minimization of the energy demand of the building.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Case

UIPI conducted an online survey to assess European property owners’ capacity and willingness to renovate their homes. By approaching how the sector and households are adapting and making their properties more climate friendly, and how the Covid-19 has affected their objectives, we can now draw a more accurate picture of where property owners stand regarding renovation.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Publication