Publication / ReportThree building types - hospitals, schools and offices – account for nearly half of the total floor area of non-residential buildings in Europe. They will still be with us for decades to come, yet the vast majority needs to be renovated to improve their energy performance.
Publication / ReportKenya is the ninth biggest economy in Africa according to IMF rankings, and in recent years has experienced sustained strong economic growth that has seen it move to “lower-middle income” status as defined by the World Bank.
Publication / ReportWith over 4 million inhabitants and a growth rate of over 4% annually, Kenya’s capital city Nairobi is the largest and most populous city in the country, and the tenth largest city in Africa.
Publication / ReportIn 2010, the city used roughly 17.9 petajoules of energy in various forms. Lack of local fossil fuel resources results in 100 percent reliance of Da Nang on energy imports. While notable solar energy potential and local wind resources are present, their utilisation has not yet started in the city.
Publication / ReportIn the past two decades, Vietnam has been experiencing rapid economic growth, with GDP growing by 6.8 percent in 2017. Economic growth has resulted in significant improvement in the quality of the people’s lives and poverty reduction.
Publication / ReportEnergy Efficiency (EE) is an important for mitigating climate change, but also for deriving economic benefits and competitive advantage. According to the IEA, EE alone could contribute 49% of the GHG reduction required for adhering to the 2°C limit.
Publication / ReportIMPULSE project, which is coordinated by the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and is implemented in the context of the European Programme Interreg MED 2014-2020 with the co-funding of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), introduces an integrated support system concerni
Publication / ReportThe iBRoad project, funded by the Horizon 2020, is a consumer-tailored project as it strongly supports building owners in step-by-step deep renovations, removing barriers and lock-in effects, through the individual building renovation roadmaps (iBRoad-Plan) and building logbooks (iBRoad-Log).
Publication / ReportThe new iBRoad report defines the scope and use of a buildings renovation logbook, setting the boundaries about which data can be accessed and used to design renovation plans while protecting confidentiality at the same time.
Publication / ReportIn a joint factsheet, BPIE and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) recommend the introduction of minimum energy performance standards for rental buildings.