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The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.   The document first summarises the state-of-the-art regarding European and international certification schemes.  
Post date: 18 fév 2021
Type: Publication

In view of the ambitious 2050 full decarbonisation target and the need to reduce the initial and operational costs of buildings, the revival of the ‘neighbourhood’ concept is greatly endorsed in recent years.   The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a method and accompanying tools to provide an overarching solution to the barriers for the successful construction of new residential Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES).
Post date: 11 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

re-MODULEES is a project funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, having as an overall aim the creation of the EU-wide retrofit market activation framework in the residential building sector, supported by digital and physical Renovation Hubs at the member state and EU level.   The re-MODULEES project officially started on 1 November 2020, and its kick-off meeting took place on 4 & 5 November.  
Post date: 10 fév 2021
Type: Actualité

re-MODULEES is a project funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, having as an overall aim the creation of the EU-wide retrofit market activation framework in the residential building sector, supported by digital and physical Renovation Hubs at the member state and EU level.  
Post date: 10 fév 2021
Type: Lien

  Overview   Integrating the Energy Efficiency First principle in policymaking is a key requirement to meeting EU climate objectives and implementing the EU Green Deal.   Some Member States have taken the Efficiency First principle on as a guiding principle, such as Germany.  
Post date: 9 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

This part of the SHERPA Capitalization Platform serves as a “hub” of useful information, available for Regions, Municipalities and other stakeholders interested in buildings’ energy renovation (ERB).   It is divided into 4 thematic categories corresponding to the principle value-chain Axes for planning, implementing and monitoring energy renovation projects mainly for public buildings, namely:  
Post date: 8 fév 2021
Type: Tool

The Efficient Buildings Community has released new materials with the portfolio of digital tools developed by the Modular Projects of the community and with the synthesis of the main policy recommendations arisen from the ground experience of the projects.  
Post date: 8 fév 2021
Type: Publication

The Horizon 2020 Green Deal Call, with the aim to support research and innovation projects on the European Green Deal, has closed.   Published last September, the call is structured in eight thematic areas reflecting the key work streams of the European Green Deal and two horizontal areas on strengthening knowledge and empowering citizens.   We received 115 proposals for the Call Topic 4: Building and Renovating in an Energy and Resource Efficient Way.
Post date: 3 fév 2021
Type: Actualité

Level(s) is a new European approach to assess and report on the sustainability performance of buildings, throughout the full life cycle of buildings.   Using existing standards, the Level(s) framework with its indicators provides a common language for building sustainability, which can be used directly on building projects and portfolios, or as a basis for other initiatives, policies, schemes and actions, to include life cycle thinking and circularity.  
Post date: 3 fév 2021
Type: Publication

42 projects will receive €70M of funding to support the clean energy transition under the final H2020 Energy Efficiency Call.   The final H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for proposals closed last September and a record–number of 352 project proposals were submitted in the 10 different topics targeting the buildings, finance, consumer and public authorities sectors.  
Post date: 29 jan 2021
Type: Actualité