A selection of links that could be of interest for anyone looking for information on energy efficiency and buildings, which will be continuously improved over time.
Further reading on research and demonstration projects
- EU Building Stock Observatory
- European Commission Concerto Plus Web site
- Build-up Portal
- Powerhouse Europe
- Active House
- Intelligent Energy Europe
- Manage Energy
- Covenant of Mayors
- Sustainable Energy Week
- E2B initiative
- Comprehensive Information on Efficient Energy Use in Buildings (German)
- Energy Saving Trust
- Housing Europe
- European Association of local authorities inventing their energy future
- Build Upon
Information on energy efficiency in buildings
- EU Commission: Energy policy
- EU Commission: Energy Efficiency
- EU Commission: Buildings
- The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
- European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
- Intelligent Energy Europe database of projects
- International Energy Agency (IEA)
- European Investment Bank (EIB)
- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
- The Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN)
- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
- World Bank
- World Council for a Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and its work on sustainable buildings
- Glossary: The European Concrete Platform working together with the Architects Council of Europe gathered together terms and establish a ‘working’ glossary of the concepts currently in sustainable construction.
- European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee): eceee is a non-profit, membership-based European NGO. The goal of eceee is to stimulate energy efficiency through information exchange and co-operation.
- European Climate Foundation (ECF): The European Climate Foundation aims to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and helps Europe play an even stronger international leadership role in mitigating climate change.
- ClimateWorks supports public policies that prevent dangerous climate change and promote global prosperity.