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Clean Energy EU: European Commission sets energy targets for the next decade

12 Dec 2016 - The European Commission has released the long-awaited Energy package, gathering legal proposals on energy policies.Towards an Energy Union based on former 2030 targets and Paris AgreementThe package intends to create an Energy Union based on the principles enounced in February 2015.  It is grounded on the targets and commitment announced during the Energy Council in October 2014 ahead of the COP21 Paris Agreement.The European Union had agreed on EU-wide 2030 targets and ... read more

Going sustainable to rejuvenate the suburbs

29 Aug 2016 - Peripheral areas often face poverty, crime, waste, pollution and decay. A new trend, however, considers suburbs the best places to develop green initiatives and energy efficiency interventions. Now a social housing building in Zaragoza, Spain, is piloting the regeneration of a suburbSuburbs are often spaces of poverty, unemployment and urban decay. But now many peripheral areas are becoming laboratories of innovation, hosting initiatives for a sustainable future.This new trend ... read more

Quarter party at Colli Aniene in Rome – Demo Case of BUILDHEAT project

16 Jun 2016 - The recurring quarter party at Colli Aniene in Rome (BuildHeat Italian Demo Case) has been the occasion for RI.GE.N.E.R.A. to introduce the BuildHeat project to citizens."Future Living" is the theme proposed by RI.GE.N.E.R.A. to involve citizens and residents and to raise awareness on sustainability and energy efficiency issues. Residents of the building demo case were invited to apply to become "energy conservation ambassadors".

First BuildHeat newsletter – May 2016

30 May 2016 - Through the retrofit of multifamily houses with the best available technologies, BuildHeat favours residential wellbeing bringing high-energy performance, comfort and healthiness.Making construction more efficient is key to maintain European’s competitiveness, as well as globally benefitting the environment in which we live. Our ambition is to provide models and methodologies to decrease energy and resources consumption, but also to provide a change in the energy consumption ... read more

In the spotlight: MIG

13 May 2016 - Please, introduce yourself, your technology and explain why you decided to be part of the BuildHeat project.My name is Wolfgang Bonder, from company MIG in Germany. MIG stands for “Material Innovative Gesellschaft”. I am a concrete engineer by trade with a background of designing construction chemicals for various concrete applications.I funded the company in 2001 together with my partner Burkhard Brandt who is a chemical engineer and an Electronic engineer with experience ... read more
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