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ePANACEA has successfully launched Regional Exploitation Board activities. The five Regional Exploitation Boards (REBs) aim to cover all EU27+UK+Norway, consisting of important European stakeholders related to national EPC activities.   During the last weeks, the ePANACEA REB leaders consolidated their boards and organised their first virtual meetings as follows:  
Post date: 14 déc 2020
Type: Actualité

EXPERT TALKS is an initiative from the BUILD UP portal which has started in February 2020. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives share their views, experiences and expertise with BUILD UP audience.   During this year, BUILD UP has invited and interviewed ten experts, addressing relevant topics linked to the Topic of the Month.  
Post date: 10 déc 2020
Type: Lien

“Efficiency First” (E1st) is a fundamental principle applied to policymaking, planning and investment in the energy sector, gaining visibility in European energy and climate policy.   The H2020 project enefirst will help making the E1st principle more concrete and operational, better understand its relevance for energy demand and supply and its broader impacts across sectors and markets, focusing on the buildings sector.  
Post date: 7 déc 2020
Type: Publication

Although cutting emissions to net-zero by 2050 will destroy jobs and push up the costs of doing business in some sectors, it will bring gains elsewhere that will make up for the difference, according to a new study by McKinsey & company.   “Net-zero emissions by 2050 should be achievable at a net-zero cost without compromising overall economic growth or prosperity,” says the study by the global consulting firm, published on Thursday (3 December).   
Post date: 6 déc 2020
Type: Actualité

The transition to a forward-looking climate neutral economy, announced in the European Green Deal, demands an action plan where public and private sector investments are channeled towards climate-friendly technologies and business models.  
Post date: 6 déc 2020
Type: Publication

Turning the boring into the interesting is a key aspect of public-sector initiatives that energizes people, be it public employees or residents! Gamification can accomplish that! Games are fun — they are not always about winning or losing, but about engaging people in an idea and a process.   Playing can spark new ideas, collaboration, and learning.   The Energy Transition Game is designed by the TripleA-reno team (together with DWA), does just that.
Post date: 3 déc 2020
Type: Tool

According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 1 déc 2020
Type: Actualité

TOn 26th November 2020, in normal times, FEDARENE members, Roger Leron Award finalists and stakeholders of the sustainable energy field would have gathered in Brussels for the annual Roger Leron Award Ceremony.  
Post date: 29 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

The Joint Task Force on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings of the Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency was established in 2015 by the Committee on Sustainable Energy and the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management for 2016–2017 with a possibility of extension. Its mandate was extended for the period of 2018–2019, and further for the period of 2020–2021 with a possibility of extension.  
Post date: 29 nov 2020
Type: Publication

In its recent Renovation Wave, the European Commission outlined its vision on making Europe’s current building stock more energy efficient and sustainable by at least doubling the annual energy renovation rate of buildings by 2030.   Without any doubt, Europe has a unique opportunity to rethink, redesign and modernise our buildings to make them fit for a greener, more digital society, that generates a sustained economic recovery and creates better and healthier homes.
Post date: 27 nov 2020
Type: Publication