Policy & Regulation

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

Interview with Gregor Grassl, Associate Partner at Stuttgart-based planning and consulting firm Drees & Sommer SE. Urban buildings and flourishing nature do not have to be a contradiction in terms. On the contrary, Gregor Grassl, Associate Partner at Stuttgart-based planning and consulting firm Drees & Sommer SE, explains why green facades make sense, especially in cities. MR. GRASSL, THE…

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Industry and Europe’s “Fit for 55” package
Policy & Regulation

Industry and Europe’s “Fit for 55” package

In July the European Commission adopted a package of proposals – called the Fit for 55 package – to make the EU’s climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net GHG…

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International recognized sustainable Energy Management System (EnMS): ISO 50001
National & Regional Policy

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

Improving energy performance, reducing consumption of electricity, improving overall energy efficiency and advancing its knowledge on energy uses is a major concern of enterprises in the world. In the…

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Lessons for the energy transition from the golden age of steam!
Policy & Regulation

Lessons for the energy transition from the golden age of steam!

Energy assets have long life expectancies…. really long. Decisions made today to build assets impact the energy system decades in the future. Looking back to early in the last century a huge…

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

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

On 14 July 2021, the European Commission circulated a new set of proposals called ‘Fit for 55 package’ delivering the 2030 climate change targets and coping with the highly popular EU Green Deal. The…

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Team Lead EU Project Office
Projects

Team Lead EU Project Office

You have EU project experience and you are looking for a new challenge in an open, flexible and entrepreneurial work environment? Then this position as a Team Lead of our EU Project Office might be…

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Climate protection in the company secures the future
ETS Climate Change

Climate protection in the company secures the future

In companies today, it is important to take their own measures for climate protection. After all, they are not only under pressure to achieve the political goals they have set. Climate change…

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Cracking the Hydrogen Colour Code
Climate Change

Cracking the Hydrogen Colour Code

Recently there has been more and more in the media about hydrogen as a future fuel. These discussions often talk about hydrogen using a colour coding – which has the potential to confuse an already…

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Indicators and common factors that help to determine the impact of EU projects promoting energy efficiency
National & Regional Policy Funding Programs Projects

Indicators and common factors that help to determine the impact of EU projects promoting energy efficiency

A study into 41 EU-funded energy efficiency projects across Europe looked at primary energy savings, greenhouse gas (GHG) savings, investment triggered, market stakeholders with increased skills on…

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What is cold local heat?
Funding Programs

What is cold local heat?

At first glance, it sounds strange when cold local heating is to take over the heat supply. Is that a contradiction? No, cold heat really does exist. It is a heat supply with relatively low…

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