Please don’t let climate targets be (deliberately) misunderstood [Promoted content]

By |oktober 9th, 2018|Energy performance of buildings, News|

The agreements on the various parts of the EU clean energy package were hard fought, but their signing marks the beginning of the battle to implement them, as much as it does the end of the struggle to agree them, argues Adrian Joyce.

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Healthy buildings expert: ‘Homes cause hurricanes’

By |oktober 4th, 2018|Energy performance of buildings, News|

At the Healthy Buildings Day (HBD) in Brussels last week (26 September), academic experts painted a vivid picture of how the edifices we spend our days in shape our lives and the planet itself.

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Office space: The health and productivity nexus

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|Energy performance of buildings, News|

Humans have been labelled an “indoor species” because of the amount of time we spend indoors. That is why there is a fresh drive to increase the healthy environment of the buildings where we spend the second biggest portion of our time: our places of work.

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A holistic approach to smart building systems

By |julij 20th, 2018|Buildings Directive, Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, green buildings, intelligent buildings, Internet of Things, IoT, News, smart homes|

While a coordinated operation of all building systems can achieve significant energy savings, those systems are too often installed in siloes hindering to unlock the full potential, writes Tom Machinchick.

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UK set to ‘dramatically’ miss 2030 energy efficiency targets for homes

By |julij 4th, 2018|building renovation, Buildings Directive, Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, insulation, News|

The UK will not meet its 2030 goals to boost energy efficiency in its housing stock until the end of the century, new research from think tank IPPR has concluded. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.

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EU Parliament’s energetic day in Strasbourg

By |april 18th, 2018|Effort-Sharing Regulation, Emissions trading scheme, Emmanuel Macron, Energy performance of buildings, Energy transition, European Parliament, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Günther Oettinger, News, Paris Agreement|

In the shadow of French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech in Strasbourg on Tuesday (17 April), MEPs signed off on a number of important energy laws, as the EU took a small step towards the finalisation of the Clean Energy Package.

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EU deal sets off race to renovate Europe’s building stock

By |december 20th, 2017|Bendt BENDTSEN, Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, Estonian Presidency, European Parliament, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

After a third round of talks, EU lawmakers reached an agreement on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), firing the starting gun to renovate Europe’s entire building stock by 2050 so that it becomes “nearly zero emissions”.

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Estonia calls off ‘trench war’ talks on EU building law

By |december 6th, 2017|Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

EU Presidency holder Estonia called off negotiations over the recast energy performance of buildings directive on Tuesday (5 December) after a late night session described as a “trench war” by one official.

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Lighting for well-being [Sponsored]

By |oktober 11th, 2017|Energy efficiency, Energy performance of buildings, lighting, News|

Until recently the lighting industry has focused on creating a lighting environment that facilitates the visual task, is integrated with the building architecture and fulfils requirements on sustainability and energy efficiency. However, recent research demonstrates the impact that the quantity and quality of light can have on human health and well-being. One key impact is […]

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Stars are (almost) aligned for energy efficiency projects in Europe

By |september 26th, 2017|Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

Eurostat last week revised its accounting rules, allowing local authorities to stop counting as public debt the building refurbishment work they undertake as part of energy performance contracts, writes Quentin Genard.

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