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Opengela as a reference for urban regeneration in the Basque Country

Opengela started in May 2019 to produce a model of replicable local offices which serve neighbourhoods during their urban (...)

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New research emerging from the EU project Sinfonia looks at the importance of considering context when designing behaviour-change interventions in line with retrofitting objectives

Photo by Jason Strull on Unsplash Preliminary evidence on the effects of a behaviourally informed intervention integrated (...)

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LowUP project develops and demonstrates three energy-efficient solutions

The LowUP (LOW valued energy sources UPgrading for buildings and industry uses) project received funding from the European (...)

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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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Horizon 2020 - European Green Deal call factsheet

€1 BILLION for research & innovation to boost the EU´s green recovery. The European Commission tables €1 billion under Horiz (...)

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Energy Charter Treaty: reform will only happen when energy ministers get involved

Negotiations are underway for the reform of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), an international trade agreement under fire (...)

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A guidebook to European building policy – key legislation and initiatives

European building policy has been under development since the 1990s. Under the leadership of the European Commission buildin (...)

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The European City Facility’s application process

Do you want to apply for the European City Facility (EUCF) but you don’t know how? EUCF has prepared a short video to show (...)

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9th European Conference on sustainable cities and towns

Hosted by the City of Mannheim, and ICLEI Europe, the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns will open its (...)

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Commission launches competition to find Europe’s greenest cities

The European Commission launched the competition for 2023 European Green Capital (EGCA 2023) and the 2022 European Green (...)

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The European Green Deal is Going Local

The European Committee of the Regions launches a new working group to ensure that cities and regions can bring the European (...)

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Why national building renovation plans are key for the recovery

The European Commission has proposed a €1.85 trillion recovery plan to help the European Union exit the economic crisis (...)

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[Save the Date] The European Energy Efficiency Conference

Boosting economic recovery with energy efficiency – this is the focus of the next European Energy Efficiency Conference from (...)

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What will be the future of the Covenant of Mayors? Have your say!

2020 stands out as a peculiar year for Europe. It is indeed a key moment as the EU should evaluate whether we are on track (...)

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Heatwaves can kill – research uncovers the homes most vulnerable to overheating

Around 19% of EU households get uncomfortably warm during the summer and in some countries, the figure is close to 50%. It (...)