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Save-the-date for Second European Vocational Skills Week in November!

The second European Vocational Skills week will take place Brussels (Belgium) and various other locations, 20-24 November 2017.   Mid-March, Commissioner Marianne Thyssen announced that there will be a Second European Vocational…

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Clean Energy Ministerial: Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Campaign

This brochure, released by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), provides an overview of the Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEB) campaign.   The NZEB campaign promotes commitments by national…

Søreide primary school: Norway

The school was built in 2012/13 as a public private partnership. The main energy related targets were to achieve passive house standard, to use prefabricated timber facades and renewable energy…

Making Europe’s buildings energy-efficient, attractive, sustainable – DG Research & Innovation infographic

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…

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What are the keys to decarbonising Europe’s heating and cooling ?

5 factors are holding back the energy transition to a zero emissions Europe by 2050, writes Thomas Nowak.   The way we use energy in our society needs to change if we want to keep global warming well below 2°C, as stipulated at COP21 in…

EASME Energy Efficiency Data Hub

The Energy Efficiency Data Hub is a new online tool developed by the European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). With interactive maps, key data and statistics, this application features the energy efficiency projects…