Energy Efficiency Watch 4 (EEW4) is a HORIZON 2020 project, coordination and support action, aiming at supporting policy makers in the EU Member States in […]
I need to buy a new car next year. The Brussels region Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) means that my rather battered and polluting diesel 2008 […]
We are pleased to welcome Budapest back into our network. Everybody knows Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where the Danube splits in two, home to […]
With their shared envelope and multiple occupants and owners, deep retrofit of condominiums presents particular challenges. These require recognition in policy at the EU and national level in order to develop the ‘enabling environment’ required to accelerate deep retrofit.
For a long time, and until now, they have been considered the black sheep: multi-flat buildings. As working with condominiums is very complicated for a number […]
How to ensure cities can cover their energy needs while maintaining air quality, reducing the effect of heat islands and therefore contributing to the fight […]
Last week, we opened registration to our annual conference, the first Cities & Citizens Energy Forum. As you know, this year Energy Cities will celebrate […]
From the launch of the Green Deal on Dec. 11, 2019 to the UNFCCC’s Glasgow CoP 26 conference beginning Nov. 9th, 2020 we are at […]
I have two little boys and in our family photos they look like little angels. They are not. They are little savages. They fight, throw […]
Large parts of the existing building stock are in need of modernisation and better energy performances. How can this happen? And how can we avoid social catastrophes?
The large-scale climate mobilizations of these past few years have not been in vain. The European Commission has finally recognized the magnitude – and urgency […]
In many European Member States, the 3% renovation rate will only be achieved if policies also focus on collective renovation. Fortunately, valuable experience from the […]
It is still not too late to act. It will take a far-reaching vision, it will take courage, it will take fierce, fierce determination to act now, to lay the foundations where we may not know all the details about how to shape the ceiling.