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CINEA leaflet

The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency plays a key role in supporting the EU Green Deal through the efficient and effective implementation of its delegated programmes.   CINEA's vision   The European...

Late payment in the construction sector

The report provides an analysis of the state of play and impact of late payment on the European construction sector, by analysing in detail the situation with late payment in five countries: France, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The...

Position About importance of integration of two state initiatives: “Affordable Mortgage” and “Green Deal”

On January 27th , the Government of Ukraine approved a resolution on "Affordable Mortgages": the interest rate on loans was set at 7% per annum, which will operate under the program "Affordable Loans 5-7-9%".   The mechanism provides that...

Towards a healthy, affordable and sustainable Built Environment

Greening Europe’s homes and public spaces is a crucial element of the EU’s strategy towards climate neutrality, and one of the pillars of the European Green Deal. But to achieve its goals, the EU will need to come up with a comprehensive...

UIPI survey: European Property Owners' readiness and capacity to renovate

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...

Whole life carbon assesment of 60 buildings

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Possibilities to develope benchmark values for LCA buildings ​Whole life carbon assessment of 60 buildings - Possibilities to develop benchmark values for LCA of buildings assesses the hitherto largest number of building cases collected in...

Brochure 'Smart Building EU-funded Innovations'

This brochure developed by the SmartBuilt4EU project provides a portfolio of synthetic factsheets on EU-funded projects, which have been identified and selected for their particular relevance with the Smart Building topic.   They include...

On-bill schemes to deliver the Renovation Wave and economic recovery: RenOnBill policy briefing

Accessible, easy and sufficient funding is key to speed up renovations in the EU. The EU Renovation Wave strategy, published in 2020, estimates the additional investment to double current renovation rates at around €90 billion per year....

Better energy performance certificates through innovation: X-tendo presents the first implementation steps of its 10 features

To fully unlock the potential and benefits of EPCs, the existing certification regimes at Member State level have to be properly implemented and endorsed, supported by well-functioning management, control and monitoring mechanisms.   In...

Carbon Neutrality or Climate Neutrality: What is the difference?

Carbon Neutrality and Climate Neutrality are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. In this article, we explain the difference between them and how to get a Neutral Carbon certification for your company. Click on “...