Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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Ventilation in historic buildings is very important to foster health and comfort of the occupants as well as for the conservation of the building structure. Moreover, energy-efficient ventilation (e.g. demand controlled ventilation DCV and heat recovery ventilation HRV) can significantly reduce energy consumption.  
Post date: 17 Mag 2021
Type: Publication

Having professionals who are experts in their field is one of the secrets to obtaining the best results in any of your company’s strategies. In the case of efficient energy consumption management, the same happens, and to achieve the objectives that were set, you must have: a well-planned energy strategy, and specialised professionals such as the Energy Manager.
Post date: 10 Mag 2021
Type: News

In the most comprehensive global study yet, IEA shows need for government action to ensure reliable, sustainable supplies of elements vital for EVs, power grids, wind turbines and other key technologies.  
Post date: 10 Mag 2021
Type: News

In December 2020, a 'Buyers Group' of six cities and regions launched a Request for Tenders, inviting suppliers to submit innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the fields of energy and mobility, which will help cities and regions to reach carbon neutrality.  
Post date: 10 Mag 2021
Type: News

Energy experts that advocate heating homes with hydrogen rather than turning to deep renovation and building insulation as their first port of call will make the energy transition more expensive for everyone, says Jan Rosenow from the Regulatory Assistance Project.  
Post date: 10 Mag 2021
Type: News

Evidence points out that most vulnerable households face major challenges in the renovation of their homes. Lowest-income families live in most energy-inefficient homes, according to research by the Vlaams Steunpunt Wonen. This means that the cost of reaching renovation energy efficiency standards ends to be highest for those with the least.
Post date: 10 Mag 2021
Type: Publication

Residencial Mentha is made up of 3 buildings with independent envelopes, making a total of 93 VPPL dwellings. The homes are distributed in 3 bedrooms with an average surface area of 84 m2 per home and different orientations. It is located in the eastern area of Madrid, El Cañaveral, of recent construction. The homes have terraces, garage, storage room and communal area with swimming pool.  
Post date: 7 Mag 2021
Type: Caso

The energy renovation of buildings until 2050 envisages a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 70% in the next ten years, and of CO2 emissions by 75% through 2050 from the 2005 levels.  
Post date: 6 Mag 2021
Type: News

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
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 Mag 2021
Type: Publication