As Europe contends with the Covid-19 pandemic, exposure to indoor air has been rising, with people spending up to 90% of time indoors. Indoor air quality is a crucial element of resilience against respiratory disease. Insufficiently burned fuel in old stoves and mold often pollute the air making buildings unhealthy to live in. These households are often the most vulnerable to price increases and decreasing job opportunities during the pandemic.
Post date: 12 Mag 2021
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 Mag 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy's next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with their fellow industry peers and experts.
Register and check out the latest agenda and session details below.
Post date: 30 Apr 2021
Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore the vital role that financing will play in cutting-edge initiatives and major opportunities to finance projects that save energy, reduce costs, and create jobs.
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Date(s) - 28/04/2021 - 26/05/20211:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Discover innovative building materials and systems for creating quality, healthy, efficient buildings. This series showcases a range of solutions from IGBC members that can contribute to building a greener future. Covering areas including wood solutions, envelopes, interiors, renovation and circularity, this webinar series explores the carbon and energy saving potential of a range of solutions.
SOLUTIONS FROM TIMBER – Wednesday 1pm – 28/04/21
Post date: 22 Apr 2021
April 29, 2021 15:00-16:30 CET
This webinar is the first in the 'Achieving the 2030 Climate Goals' series, and will explore innovative business models of European one-stop-shops as a means of increasing renovation uptake in the residential sector, and decreasing carbon emissions related to buildings.
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
REN21’s Renewables in Cities Global Status Report (REC) series provides an overview of the status, trends and developments of renewable energy in cities, using the most up-to-date information and data available.
The REC’s neutral, fact-based approach documents in detail the annual developments in policies, markets, investments and citizen action, with a particular focus on renewables in public, residential and commercial buildings as well as public and private urban transport.
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) has launched a new green loan product offering a discount of up to 0.5% on loans to homebuilders for developments certified with Irish Green Building Council’s Home Performance Index certification.
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
12 February 2021 10:00 - 12:30
In its role as the Coordinator of the Energy Efficient Mortgage Initiative (EEMI), the European Mortgage Federation – European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC) is proud to host the Official Launch Event for the Energy Efficient Mortgage Label (EEML).
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
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 Feb 2021