refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

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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 Maj 2021
Type: Aktualności

mar., 11 mai 2021 09:00 – 12:00 CEST Ajouter au calendrier   Le Plan de relance permettra-t-il à la France de rattraper son retard sur l’efficacité énergétique des bâtiments publics ?  
Post date: 29 kwi 2021
Type: Termin

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 kwi 2021
Type: Sprawa

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 Covid-19 has affected their objectives, we can now draw a more accurate picture of where property owners stand regarding renovation.  
Post date: 29 kwi 2021
Type: Publication

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

Västerås’ old industrial harbour is being transformed into a new neighbourhood with nature at its heart. It is therefore fitting that Sweden’s tallest wooden-framed building (as of 2018), Kajstaden, sits in the entrance to the new development. All load-bearing elements of Kajstaden – its walls, floors, beams, and roof – are constructed from locally-sourced CLT, using 3m tall panels that reduce the need for cutting on site, and allow for all nine storeys to have high ceilings, creating spacious and light-filled living spaces.
Post date: 26 kwi 2021
Type: Sprawa

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 kwi 2021
Type: Termin

In the aftermath of the 2007 global financial crisis and rampant global warming –and perhaps the demise of “starchitecture” as a default procedure to build urban identity–, the Palazzo del Cinema Locarno project is guided by principles of economy, trying to capitalise in the existing structure and the public affection for the Palazzo Scolastico –which used to host the local schools and now hosts a variety of NGOs and community associations, to provide an architectural identity for the new cinema complex in Piazza Remo Rossi in Locarno, in the shores of Maggiore
Post date: 15 kwi 2021
Type: Sprawa

4RinEU launches an online game to teach young students the benefits of deep energy renovation.   This educational game has been designed to engage with citizens and, ultimately, drive behavioural change in their communities. What does deep energy renovation mean? How can I manage the budget to renovate my home? What are the most suitable technologies? Play with us and find out!  
Post date: 6 kwi 2021
Type: Tool

procuRE tackles the common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply (RES) in existing stock. The Buyers Group compromises six cities operating a stock of 21,000 buildings. Procurers invest €7.68 million in R&D services to develop innovative solutions. The pre-commercial procurement has three phases.  
Post date: 1 kwi 2021
Type: Termin