Buildings of all types in Europe account for 40% of its energy consumption, 36% of its CO2 emissions and 55% of its electricity consumption. This means that savings of emissions and energy in buildings is vital to meeting the EU's climate and energy targets.To date, renovation rates remain low in the EU and renovating the existing building stock to make it more energy efficient remains a challenge.
The experts of the Policy Learning Platform on low-carbon economy have prepared a policy brief which analyses Interreg Europe projects dealing with this issue and gives a clear overview on how to tackle the widespread problem.
Download the policy brief.
The Policy Learning Platform is the second action of Interreg Europe. Its aim is to boost EU-wide policy learning and sharing of good practices in research and innovation, competitiveness of SMEs, low-carbon economy, or the environment and resource efficiency. The platform is a hub of knowledge and services for regional policy makers across Europe to learn from their peers and benefit from expert support. Join today our community to improve the effectiveness of your regional development policies and programmes.
More than 80 people in Brussels and over 220 online participants came together to explore good practices last week. Have a look at the conclusions.
It's time to say goodbye to summer and get back to work (or #BackToSchool). Perfect opportunity to learn something new - check our tips to get started!
All third call projects are invited to communication and finance seminars on 13-15 November 2018 in Dublin. See the event page for details.
The 5th European Water Conference will present and discuss progress in the implementation of EU water legislation on 21-22 September in Vienna.
DESTI-SMART Launch Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece
Vila Nova de Gaia (PT) will host the 5th Steering Group and 6th TWT meeting of the LOCARBO project on 25-26 September.