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Building a greener future one SME at a time

The construction sector is leaving more than buildings behind it. interventions aiming to reduce or optimise the energy use of this industry would help us leave a better mark on the planet. 100x100 Biopasiva is a Spanish company specialised in the construction of biopassive houses and buildings with high energy efficiency and low consumption. The company has also adopted energy audit evaluations to check the efficiency of their systems and adopted EMAS certification (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) Being awarded renowned industrial certifications and becoming a brand associated with eco-aware construction is a badge of honour that attracts customer attention. For all these companies turning green has meant not only savings on a valuable resource-energy-and sparing money on the way, but it has also gained them social and industrial recognition.

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Feeding the world, preserving the planet
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Feeding the world, preserving the planet

Ensinger Mineral-Heilquellen, which has been selling bottled mineral water since 1952, has implemented further energy-saving measures, such as a continuous energy monitoring system.

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Support for SME to finance energy efficiency measures
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Support for SME to finance energy efficiency measures

EEFIG has been working with the financial community and relevant stakeholders to accelerate private finance to energy efficiency. The DEESME project summarises experience and strategies for the creation of support mechanisms, handling limited human resources and guiding SMEs to actions also contributing to reducing imports of fossil fuels from unreliable sources.

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Training, development of corporate policies and energy audits, keys to the success of energy efficiency measures in SMEs
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Training, development of corporate policies and energy audits, keys to the success of energy efficiency measures in SMEs

European Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) requires Member States to establish national incentives to help SMEs carry out energy audits. Currently only 25% of SMEs in Europe have undertaken an energy audit.

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Facade greening - "Good for the environment and the feel-good factor".
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Facade greening - "Good for the environment and the feel-good factor".

Planted facades and roofs are not only visually eye-catching, they also improve the urban climate. Intense sunlight, high temperatures and a high degree of density in cities promote the so-called heat island effect. Green roofs largely manage without irrigation.

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International recognized sustainable Energy Management System (EnMS): ISO 50001
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International recognized sustainable Energy Management System (EnMS): ISO 50001

In the Energy-Climate era of today, the challenge of energy consumption is the greatest problem faced by humanity in its history. The majority of environmental problems arise from the types of energy we use, and the increasing burning of fossil fuels accelerates climate change.

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EU Fit for 55 package: a good fit for companies performing energy management systems and energy audits?
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EU Fit for 55 package: a good fit for companies performing energy management systems and energy audits?

The European Commission circulated a new set of proposals called ‘Fit for 55’ It aims to deliver the 2030 climate change targets and coping with the highly popular EU Green Deal. The proposed package actively contributes to raise the level of ambition of the EU.

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On the road to making ceramic production greener
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On the road to making ceramic production greener

Ceramic production has had a bad reputation when it comes to environmental issues. But that is starting to change. Gabriele Frignani is responsible for applied research at SACMI FORNI SpA*,. He is co-ord.

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Climate protection in the company secures the future
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Climate protection in the company secures the future

More and more companies are setting their own targets for reducing emissions. They know that their own future and competitiveness are at stake. Some committed German companies are networking in the Climate Protection Companies initiative. Green energy networks help companies tap into new potential as well.

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Energy Efficiency Award - deadline 25 June
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Energy Efficiency Award - deadline 25 June

The German Energy Efficiency Award is endowed with prize money totalling 30,000 euros. Companies from any industry in Germany or abroad can apply online at energy efficiencyaward.de/en/apply/. The 18 nominees will be selected by a jury of.

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