Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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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 the Business Development Fund will compensate the interest rate to 7% per annum on mortgage loans provided to borrowers to purchase housing, in order to reduce its value.  
Post date: 6 mai 2021
Type: Publication

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 strategy for energy and resource efficiency while also ensuring that sustainable homes become an affordable solution for all citizens.  
Post date: 4 mai 2021
Type: Publication

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 mai 2021
Type: Actualité

The Bota Solar project reinvents the building facing Rogier square in the European city of Brussels.
Post date: 3 mai 2021
Type: Cas

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 avr 2021
Type: Cas

The growth of Europe’s solar photovoltaic (PV) sector has been robust thanks to dramatic reductions in the generation costs of electricity. It is important to extend the lifetime and improve the reliability, performance and profitability of PV generation, and allow utility-friendly high-penetration of the PV.
Post date: 29 avr 2021
Type: Lien

The European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) is a key stepping-stone to boost the transition towards a climate neutral energy system through the development of low-carbon technologies in a fast and cost-competitive way.   By improving new technologies and bringing down costs through coordinated national research efforts, the SET Plan helps promote cooperation among EU countries, companies and research institutions, and in so doing also deliver on the key objectives of the energy union.  
Post date: 29 avr 2021
Type: Lien

ISH China & CIHE – China’s leading international trade fair for Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Sanitation & Home Comfort Systems has confirmed the dates and venue for its 2021 edition as 12 – 14 May at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. The show will once again present fairgoers with trend setting HVAC, plumbing, smart heating and home comfort technologies and products in the Chinese and wider Asian markets.  
Post date: 29 avr 2021
Type: Évènement

Which specific policies are needed to achieve the goals set by the Renovation Wave and the Long-Term Renovation Strategies?  
Post date: 28 avr 2021
Type: Évènement

The first in a series of webinars entitled “Future-proof EPBD: let’s deliver beyond the Renovation Wave!”  
Post date: 28 avr 2021
Type: Évènement