9th International Conference Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities (IEECB&SC’16)

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Event date: 
16/03/2016 to 18/03/2016
Venue: 
Frankfurt during Light+Building Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The commercial and public building sector is one of the fastest growing energy consuming sectors. This is mainly due to the growth of commercial and public activities and their associated demand for heating, cooling ventilation (HVAC), ICT services and lighting.

Provision of consumption information to final customers - EC support to the Implementation of EED Article 10 in relation to billing information

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Event date: 
21/01/2016
Venue: 
Brussels, Belgium

Access to historical data on actual energy consumption is a powerful tool which allows customers to perform a detailed self-check and therefore encourage them to better manage their energy consumption. Article 10 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) makes a number of requirements on billing information and the cost of access to metering and billing information.

Workshop on Unlocking the energy efficiency potential in the rental & multifamily sectors

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Event date: 
20/01/2016
Venue: 
Brussels, Belgium

While the rental and multifamily sectors are associated with a significant energy efficiency potential, it is widely recognised that these are difficult sectors to tap into. Asymmetric information and split incentives are typically regarded as major barriers to fostering energy efficiency upgrades in rented and multi-unit properties both in the private and public as well as residential and commercial sectors.

High Level Workshop on Effective Energy Efficiency Policies, New Financing Instruments, and ESCOs

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10/11/2015 to 11/11/2015
Venue: 
Villa Cagnola, Gazzada Schianno (Varese), Italy

The main focus of the workshop was to report and discuss  on the latest developments energy efficiency policies, new financing mechanisms for energy efficiency, and of the ESCO market in the European Neighbouring Countries. The workshop provided  a forum   for policy makers and experts to discuss implementation of the National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAPs) in the EU candidate and the neighbouring countries, as well other new initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors and new innovative financing schemes.

Workshop on Status, Barriers and Incentives to Demand Response in EU Member States

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Event date: 
23/10/2015
Venue: 
Hotel Sofitel, place Jourdan 1, Brussels

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission organises a technical workshop on the state of play of demand response and related national network regulations and tariffs in Member States.

Energy Services Market in the EU Workshop

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Event date: 
22/10/2015
Venue: 
Room AB-3B, Albert Borschette Building Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Energy services and the use of energy service companies (ESCOs) can play a critical role in promoting energy efficiency at the market level. Operational since the early 1990s, ESCOs can handle projects, manage or mobilize financial resources, undertake installation and maintenance work as well as assume the performance risk of their projects. Their potential to unlock the energy saving potential in the market is recognized by various EU directives and initiatives in the European context.

Workshop on Information Campaigns and Other Measures for Energy Consumption Behavioural Changes

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Event date: 
24/09/2015
Venue: 
Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ispra (VA), Italy

Article 12 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) requires that Member States (MSs) shall take appropriate measures to promote and facilitate an efficient use of energy by small energy customers including domestic customers and SMEs. MS have adopted policies, programmes and measures which aim to promote behavioural change. MSs have described their policies and programmes for the implementation of Article 12 in their NEEAP.

9th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems - EEMODS 2015

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Event date: 
15/09/2015 to 17/09/2015
Venue: 
Sokos Hotel Presidentti, Helsinki (Finland)

EEMODS’15 will provide a forum to discuss and debate the latest developments in the impacts of electrical motor systems on energy and the environment, the energy efficiency policies, standards (including ISO 50.001) and programs adopted and planned, and the technical and commercial advances made in the dissemination and penetration of energy-efficient motor systems.

8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting – EEDAL’15

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Event date: 
26/08/2015 to 28/08/2015
Venue: 
Lucerne, Switzerland

EEDAL'15 will provide a unique forum to discuss and debate the latest developments in energy and environmental impact of residential appliances and lighting, heating and cooling equipment, ITC equipment, smart meters and smart grids, consumer behaviour, the policies and programmes adopted and planned, as well as the technical and commercial advances in the dissemination and penetration of technologies and solutions, particularly: energy efficient residential appliances, consumer electronics and ICT, heating and cooling equipment and lighting.

FROM NEARLY ZERO-ENERGY BUILDINGS TO NET ZERO-ENERGY DISTRICTS- LESSONS LEARNED FROM EXISTING PROJECTS

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Event date: 
18/06/2015
Venue: 
COMITE DES REGIONS Rue Belliard 99-101, B - 1040 Brussels

Physical limitations such as access to on-site renewable energy generation could inhibit the refurbishment of existing buildings at Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) level, in line with the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Technical solutions and better economic viability could be found at district level.

Implementing EED Art. 5 requirements Renovation of Public Bodies' Buildings

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Event date: 
11/06/2015
Venue: 
Albert Borschette Congress Centre, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels

In accordance with Article 5 of Directive 2012/27/EU, Member States were required to ensure that, as from 1 January 2014, 3% of the total floor area of heated and/or cooled buildings owned and occupied by their central government is renovated each year, to meet at least the minimum energy performance requirements that it has set in application of Article 4 of Directive 2010/31/EU. The aforementioned requirements are laid out in Article 5(1)-(5) and are known as the default approach.

Applying common methods and principles for calculating the impact of energy efficiency obligations schemes or other policy measures under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive

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Event date: 
10/06/2015
Venue: 
Bruxelles, Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 1C Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium 10 June, 2015

A Workshop on Common Methods and Principles for Calculating the Impact of Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes and Other Policy Measures under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) has been organised on behalf of DG ENER by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. The event has taken place on 10 June 2015 and has aimed, among other things, to:

 

JRC Webinar - Energy Renovation: The Trump Card for the New Start for Europe

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Event date: 
20/05/2015
Venue: 
online

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) is hosting a webinar to disseminate the learnings and main conclusions of its latest report on energy renovation.

Workshop on heat metering, efficient heat cost allocation and billing Challenges and Opportunities - EC support to the Implementation of EED Articles 9-11

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Event date: 
05/05/2015 to 06/05/2015
Venue: 
Gaz de France Building located in Saint-Denis, Paris

The experts' workshop on Heat metering, efficient heat cost allocation and billing was held in St-Denis, Paris on 5-6 May 2015.
The aim of the workshop was to share practices in the implementation of provisions of the Energy Efficiency Directive on individual metering and billing in heat/cool/hot water consumption (Articles 9-11) among Member States.
In addition to the presentations and discussions, the event included a filed visit of ''CRIGEN'', the R&D centre of Gaz de France.
 

 

Experts' round table on practice theory and complex adaptive systems theory

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Event date: 
26/02/2015 to 27/02/2015
Venue: 
JRC, Ispra (VA)

An experts' round table has been organized by the JRC on 26 and 27 February 2015 in order to discuss how the latest findings in the field of practice theory and complex adaptive systems theory can be possibly incorporated in the formulation of future energy conservation policies.

Aspects discussed have related, among others, to:

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