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Newsletter #8 from Interreg MED Energy Efficient Buildings is out!   Here are the contents you can find in the new issue:   The road so far  
Post date: 22 Dec 2020
Type: Vijesti

Funding is a crucial element for implementing energy efficiency activities. Different funding sources exist in all EFFECT4buildings project countries.   Based on the results of interviews 70% of the respondents inform that they have received external funding to implement energy efficiency measures. Within this tool we present different external funding sources for EE investments available for public building owners and managers.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

Convincing decision makers tool is about how to convince decission makers to invest in energy efficiency. The main message is that convincing decision makers needs really strong arguments and facts.   This means clear numbers and visual charts (like pay-back time), which are simple and easy to understand. Beautiful words are not enough alone, but of course verbal arguments are needed to reach positive decision for energy efficiency investment.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 10:00-11:15 CET   Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality. Therefore, in the last 10 years many countries have introduced requirements for building airtightness in their EP-regulation.   Those requirements often prescribe that a test is performed by a qualified tester and that every test performed is recorded in a database.   
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Događanje

Reaching energy and climate goals requires involving building users, to let them understand what energy savings can be achieved thanks to changes in their behavior.   Green lease contracts (GLCs) offer a model providing a structural platform for cooperation between building owners and tenants.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

With its new factsheets, the Horizon 2020 project RenOnBill provides key insights on the residential building sector of its four focus countries: Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

Improving energy efficiency in public buildings is at the core of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD).   The eCentral project aims to support key stakeholders in the energy renovation of public buildings, to promote the benefits of nZEBs – nearly zero energy buildings, and to deploy innovative financing schemes.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

Call for Papers - Submissioin Deadline -  25/12/2020   2021 7th International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy (ICERE 2021) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied Environment and Renewable Energy.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2020
Type: Vijesti

What are the World Sustainable Energy Days   In 2021, the conference - which attracts over 600 participants from over 60 countries each year - shows how we can make a green recovery happen in practice and how the energy transition can contribute as an investment engine to this deep transformation Europe has the ambitious goal of becoming the first climate neutral continent by 2050.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2020
Type: Događanje

The European Banking Federation (EBF) and  UNEP FI are co-organizing an online event to launch a report: Testing the application of the EU Taxonomy to core banking products: High level recommendations on 26 – 27 January 2021.   This report is the result of 25 major banks, seven banking associations and five observing organisations working together to test, pilot and assess the complexities of applying the EU Taxonomy to core banking products.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2020
Type: Događanje