decarbonisation

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The role of flexibility in photovoltaic and battery optimal sizing towards a decarbonized residential sector

The residential sector can contribute to achieving the targets set by the 2030 Climate Target Plan through its flexibility (...)

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Nearly Zero: A review of EU Member State implementation of new build requirements

Since the beginning of 2021, all new buildings constructed within the EU must be nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEBs), accord (...)

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The Renovation Wave Strategy and Action Plan: Designed for success or doomed to fail? A review and gap analysis of the Renovation Wave

Is the Renovation Wave action plan leading to adequate measures, putting the EU on track to achieve its 2030 climate objectiv (...)

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Carbon performance a necessary complement to energy performance: EU buildings’ policy should address the carbon footprint of construction, says BPIE

BRUSSELS, 17 May 2021 – The EU’s forthcoming revision of legislation for buildings and construction is a critical opportunity (...)

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Whole-life Carbon: Challenges and solutions for highly efficient and climate-neutral buildings

The European Union aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, requiring a fundamental transformation of the construction and buildin (...)

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Introducing Whole-life Carbon metrics: Recommendations for highly efficient and climate-neutral buildings

With the drive towards reducing in-use energy to “nearly zero”, sources of carbon emissions from buildings, beyond in-use (...)

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[Webinar] International week on the theme "Net Zero Carbon Strategy, in Real Estate and Buildings, around the World by 2050".

Dominique Naert, Director of the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech's Executive Master in Sustainable Real Estate and Building, Energy (...)

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[WEBINAR] - Towards greener and more durable concrete

Recording of the joint webinar co-hosted with the ReSHEALience project on 7th of October 2020. EnDurCrete project. Concrete (...)

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Advancing net zero status report 2020

The Advancing Net Zero (ANZ) Status Report 2020 highlights leadership action from GBCs and the building and construction (...)

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Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

The Global Renewables Outlook shows the path to create a sustainable future energy system. This flagship report highlights (...)

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EIT Climate-KIC is restructuring to deliver systems transformation for climate change

EIT Climate-KIC is restructuring to provide “systems transformation as a service” for Europe to deliver on its decarbonisatio (...)

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[Call for experts!] Survey: Help identify barriers to implementation of "efficiency first" principle

The enefirst project consortium is looking to identify barriers (ex: technical, regulatory or capacity-related) to implementa (...)

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2050 Vision for 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe published

The European Technology and innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling  has prepared a draft of the strategic docum (...)

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Bringing embodied carbon upfront

The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildin (...)

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Study launched on decarbonising Europe’s heavy industries by 2050

Industry representatives, regional experts, academics and EU officials held the first public meeting of the research study (...)