Last two Training Sessions have been performed in Spain

Entitled “Creation of energy-efficient Buildings Renovation Action Plans for cities: guideline and application cases.” a training session (webinar) took place the 14th of March 2017. The second, and to finish with the Spanish training sessions, was entitled “nZEB renovation; packaged solutions, barriers and challenges.” and it took place as a webinar the 25th of [...]

January 1st, 2017|

Entitled Affordable and adaptable public buildings through energy efficient retrofitting, the Spanish training of CERtuS took place the 28th of February.

The webminar deals with the different technologies and mechanisms that can be used for energy retrofitting. Also, 3 case studies will be presented and will carry out a demo of a toolkit (decision support tool for the implementation of the different retrofitting technologies). It will also tackle the financing mechanisms that took place in [...]

December 28th, 2016|

CERtuS Workshop in Athens – Save the date

The Greek team of CERtuS, Municipality of Alimos, ETVA VIPE and EUDITI-Energy & Environmental Design Ltd, is organizing a workshop on the “Financing schemes for nearly zero energy renovation of existing public buildings” to be held in Athens on 8 December 2016. The topics to be discussed include the nZEB renovation options and the [...]

November 11th, 2016|

EU Exchange activities and collaboration with Republic_ZEB project

On 28th September 2016 the coordinators of IEE projects CERtuS, Stella Styliani Fanou (ENEA), and Republic_ZEB, Giovanni Riva (CTI), met in Rome at the ENEA headquarters to trace the framework of the activities and to exchange impressions and present results. Both projects deal with the refurbishment of existing public buildings to nZEB through different [...]

November 11th, 2016|

New report analyses implementation of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

The Concerted Action EPBD releases its 2016 report Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country Reports. It analyses and compares implementation of the Directive across the 28 EU Member States and Norway. The report is built in two parts: part A describes the main accomplishments and remaining challenges on a [...]

November 11th, 2016|

CERtuS in the fair of the Conservation, Technology and Promotion of Cultural and Environmental Heritage, Ferrara, Italy, 6 -8 April 2016

CERtuS participated in the 23rd  Fair of the conservation, technology and promotion of cultural and environmental heritage, which was held from 6th  to 8th  April 2016 in the historical venue of “Restauro” in Ferrara.  MiBACT – the Italian Ministry of Culture, Cultural Heritage and Tourism is a historical partner of the event, which offers [...]

November 11th, 2016|

EPC+ project: energy services partnerships

The Energy Performance Contracting Plus (EPC+) project supports the creation of partnerships (clusters) of SMEs that offer innovative energy efficiency services (SPINs). Each SPIN provides standardized technology-specific energy services packages for Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) projects. In this mechanism the investments for energy efficiency measures are recovered with the energy savings that will be [...]

November 11th, 2016|

“Common Efficacy” Project Proposal: Energy Efficiency in Historic Centres

Historic Centres are privileged locations of our cities, the living legacy of centuries of evolution and innovation. As Climate Change mitigation and energy security issues demand for Energy Efficiency, many ancient buildings are either excluded from the common effort, or pushed towards “deep renovation” goals they were never designed to provide or endure. “Common [...]

November 11th, 2016|

Workshop in this year’s Sustainable Places (Anglet-France, 29 June-1 July)

Tecnalia is organizing a workshop in this year's Sustainable Places (Anglet-France, 29 June-1 July) regarding some on-going projects we are participating in, called “Historic Cities in Transition: towards a sustainable and resilient environment”. There is more info in the next link:

June 28th, 2016|

CERtuS in the NEW EUROPE magazine

The participation of CERtuS in the Networking Village of the EUSEW 2016 was presented in ‘NEW EUROPE’, a Brussels weekly magazine.  The article details the aim and objectives of the project and underlines the importance of its results.  Please, check the following link for more information:

June 20th, 2016|