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Advanced paper on EPC assessment, certification, and use

The White Paper on good practice in EPC assessment, certification, and use, is the advanced version of the Green Paper on (...)

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Plus Energy Homes and Neighbourghoods: moving beyond the traditional building energy assessment.

The COVID-19 crisis has brought sharper focus on our buildings, our neighbourhoods and their importance for our health, work (...)

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QualDeEPC participated in 3rd stakeholder workshop on the revision of the EPBD

In October 2020, as part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission published its “Renovation Wave Strategy”, which (...)

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European Commission should intensify political action in 2021 to align Renovation Wave with EU Climate Targets, says BPIE.

In its new analysis published May 3rd, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensi (...)

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4RinEU Deep Renovation Game

4RinEU launches an online game to teach young students the benefits of deep energy renovation This educational game has been (...)

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Review of 50 years of EU Energy Efficiency Policies for Buildings

The reduction of energy demand in buildings through the adoption of energy efficiency policy is a key pillar of the European (...)

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Overview | H2020 projects on Smart buildings

Credits: Lina Kivaka from Pexels Smartness of buildings: a key enabler towards a climate-neutral EU. The European Green Deal (...)

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ePANACEA Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies

The ePANACEA report "Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies" describes the (...)

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ePANACEA Implementation of innovative certification schemes

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes (...)

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Ambience H2020 prepares to launch a platform that will help ESCOs include demand side flexibility in their energy services offering

The H2020 project AmBIENCe has introduced the novel concept of Active Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC), which looks (...)

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Q&A: ‘We need to reduce the ‘embodied energy’ of buildings

Only about 1% of demolished buildings are reused. To green the construction industry, buildings need to be made recyclable (...)

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The UK has some of the least energy-efficient housing in Europe – here's how to fix this

Samot/Shutterstock Poorly constructed housing can seriously affect people’s health and wellbeing. And with the UK having (...)

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BauZ! Vienna Congress on Sustainable Building

BauZ! 2021, the 18th Vienna Congress for Sustainable Building, is accompanying the industry’s fresh start in 2021. Subsequent (...)

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Next-generation Energy Performance Certificates and Deep Renovation

Join the project QualDeEPC on 25 January 2021 from 12:00 to 14:00 CET to discuss with the expert panellist the question of (...)

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[Webinar] The Renovation Wave seen by national energy agencies

The Interreg MED Efficient Buildings Community is organizing the webinar "Efficient Buildings Strategies: The Renovation (...)