11.10.2017  |  Commissioner Cañete says Paris objectives could be threatened by efficiency 'flexibilities'

The EU's Energy and Climate Commissioner has said that “flexibilities” in the European Parliament's revised energy efficiency laws could threaten the roll-out of building renovations, which will be key to delivering the EU's...[more]

06.10.2017  |  Report on the cPPP mid-term review published

Contractual Public Private Partnerships (cPPPs) are an important instrument under the current European Research and Innovation Programme, Horizon 2020. Interested industry and the European Union work together in such a...[more]

05.10.2017  |  BUILD UP Skills Videos

Energy efficient buildings will play a key role in helping Europe meet its ambitious climate and energy targets. However, installing the technologies needed to make Europe's building stock greener requires a skillset that the...[more]

04.10.2017  |  Energy Renovation Benefits Communities, not Speculators

Over 1.8m refurbished households in Europe received an average €724 a year cut in their energy bills over the first half of this decade, but more impressive is the growing body of evidence that their communities blossomed as a...[more]

29.09.2017  |  Co-creating smart and sustainable cities in Europe: new flagship project announced

CSTB – the French Scientific and Technical Centre for Buildings - is involved in IRIS, the newest addition to the European Commission Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) lighthouse projects.Set to begin in October 2017, the...[more]