This infographic, released by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, demonstrates the importance of improving the energy efficiency of buildings in the European Union, and provides information about concrete achievements from EU funded projects in relation to this target. The infographic illustrates: Innovative technologies for a modern construction sector. The EU Research & Innovation funding (budget: EUR 600 million) provided
Date: Monday, June 19, 2017 – 09:00 – Sunday, June 25, 2017 – 17:00 EUSEW 2017 will be held between 19 and 25 June 2017 at the European Commission in Brussels. European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is a month-long series of activities to build a secure energy future for Europe. It brings together public authorities, private companies, NGOs and consumers to
Original article published on BUILDUp (The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings) website The Energy Information Days will take place from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, presenting the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by Horizon 2020’s Work Programme 2018-2020. Applying for funding is a competitive process, and only the best project proposals
The European Commision has a series of infographics which highlight key facts about the energy sector. Last month, they released an infographic entitled 10 things you didn’t know about European Energy.
Original article published on 17 February 2017 on BUILDUp (The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings) website Smart Buildings: Using Smart Technology to Save Energy in Existing Buildings Smart buildings use information and communication technologies (ICT) to enable automated building operations and control. They enhance occupants’ comfort and productivity while consuming less energy than conventional buildings. This report, released
With heating and cooling being responsible for 51% of Europe’s total final energy, residential heating covering 50% of this and industrial heating another 25%, decarbonising heating and cooling as well as energy demand in industry is essential for the energy system to move to zero carbon. A decarbonisation of Europe’s energy system without a decarbonisation of the heating sector is
Original article published on BUILDUp (The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings) Horizon 2020, Framework Programme 7 and Intelligent Energy Europe programmes of the European Union This document by the European Commission provides an overview of the EU-funded projects in the area of heating and cooling. It focuses on a number of activities and projects funded by EU programmes