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CINEA leaflet

The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency plays a key role in supporting the EU Green Deal through the efficient and effective implementation of its delegated programmes.   CINEA's vision   The European...

Late payment in the construction sector

The report provides an analysis of the state of play and impact of late payment on the European construction sector, by analysing in detail the situation with late payment in five countries: France, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The...

A systematic intervention approach for the integration of energy-efficient ventilation system in historic buildings

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...

Revision of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive – EEB feedback

Greening our homes and public buildings is crucial to achieving the EU’s  medium and long-term climate goals. For this reason, we welcome the revision of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). We call...

Targeting energy efficiency renovation to improve housing conditions of the most vulnerable

Avoiding social risks and ensuring the benefits.
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...

ACE - 2020 Annual report & 2021 outlook

Founded in Treviso, Italy, in May 1990, the ARCHITECTS’ COUNCIL OF EUROPE (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. ACE’s mission is:   To influence, through advocacy, EU legislation...

Position About importance of integration of two state initiatives: “Affordable Mortgage” and “Green Deal”

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...

Towards a healthy, affordable and sustainable Built Environment

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...

UIPI survey: European Property Owners' readiness and capacity to renovate

UIPI conducted an online survey to assess European property owners’ capacity and willingness to renovate their homes. By approaching how the sector and households are adapting and making their properties more climate friendly, and how the...

Whole life carbon assesment of 60 buildings

BUILD REPORT 2021:12
Possibilities to develope benchmark values for LCA buildings ​Whole life carbon assessment of 60 buildings - Possibilities to develop benchmark values for LCA of buildings assesses the hitherto largest number of building cases collected in...