01 Jun 2019
Journal article
The present paper proposes an original stochastic LCC approach to the assessment of building renovation investments. The approach contributes to the investigation on the role of LCC input data uncertainty,...
17 Sep 2019
Systematic review
A rapid systematic review of international academic literature suggests that home buyers typically value a more energy efficient home, and when presented with easily accessible information in the form of...
22 Aug 2019
Guide
Sustainable finance has been an area of interest to the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) for some time. NABERS have been closely monitoring green bond issuances in the...
17 Jun 2019
Guide
This guide from the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Europe network and EeMAP's partner E.ON sets out how they believe the sectors and stakeholders involved in delivering green buildings should...
24 Jun 2019
Report
The Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) research project Mainstreaming Net Zero Energy Housing aims to improve industry understanding of Net Zero Energy Homes (NZEH) while addressing cost...
03 Jul 2019
Report
This strategy document is designed to accelerate action, with four clearly defined steps: differentiate sustainable housing in the market; train and reward the construction industry; build awareness; and broadcast the...
02 Nov 2018
Report
Improving the performance of buildings must be a central component of any response to the challenges of climate change. This is both an imperative and an opportunity. Responding to climate...
18 Apr 2017
Presentation
Building energy codes lay out the minimum requirements for the envelope (insulation, windows and air sealing), mechanical equipment and lighting of a building (residential and commercial) in terms of energy...
15 Jun 2017
Report
In 2013, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a study of the nation’s largest multifamily home markets and the customer-funded utility energy efficiency programs that serve them...
25 Jul 2016
Report
Europe’s energy efficiency challenge in buildings mainly concerns the energy efficient refurbishment and investments in its existing buildings. Yet, today, only 1,2% of Europe’s existing buildings is renovated every year.
28 Feb 2017
Draft report
The ABRACADABRA project is developing a toolkit, targeting policy makers, with a focus on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings. For this purpose, the project will...
26 Jan 2016
Report
The creation of a comprehensive policy framework including the lowering of transaction costs, increased energy price signals and targeted subsidies would mean that almost all of the German building stock,...