18.11.2020 3RD FACE TO FACE FOR CROATIA - At November 13, 2020 City of Split organized 3rd FACE TO FACE for local administration (LA) of City of Split named „Meeting of responsible Departments for planning EnU of City of Split“. Read more here
16.11.2020 2ND REGIONAL WORKSHOP FOR CROATIA - At November 12, 2020 City of Split organized Regional workshop using Microsoft Teams App. The Agenda was created to show the best from different projects in Croatia according to EE and RES and to attract the largest possible number of participants. Read more here
13.11.2020 3RD LOCAL WORKING TABLE FOR CROATIA - At November 11, 2020 City of Split organized 3rd Local working table for Principals of Schools using zoom app. The working table named „Our FEEDSCHOOLS travel“ has intention to summarize all project activities with schools (principals, teachers, technical personnel and pupils). Heads of 5 Schools were very satisfied with project and expressed their intention to cooperate in future projects.
19.10.2020 FACE TO FACE TRAININGS CONTINUE #FEEDSCHOOLS! - In Hungary, Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion continue face to face trainings for the school stakeholders. Through the trainings the colleagues of the Foundation share the energy awareness attitude with the goal of behavior change and the result of FEEDSCHOOL project.The audience of the lectures are very fascinated to learn more about theme.
12.10.2020 FACE TO FACE TRAINING AT SCHOOLS, IN HUNGARY - In the autumn time Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion organize several face to face trainings for students, for teachers and stakeholders at schools. Read more here
5.10.2020 TRAINING FOR STUDENTS, COVID CAN NOT STOP #FEEDSCHOOLS! #HUNGARY #ZMVA - On 29 of September, Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion organized a face to face training for students. Throw the training the students were involved in energy awareness structures of buildings, behavior change thinking, and attitude of energy saving lifestyle.
28.09.2020 2nd FACE TO FACE EDUCATION FOR TECHNICIANS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS OF CITY OF SPLIT - At September 25, 2020 technicians from four primary schools in City of Split (Brda, Split3, Meje and Žrnovnica) attend „face to face“ education. Read more here
23.09.2020 FACE TO FACE TRAINING PRAGUE - The first Czech face-to-face training of the project FeedSchools was organized by ENVIROS in its Prague premises on 26th August 2020. The aim of the training was to present the issue of energy efficiency in public buildings as well as the toolkit and other educational materials developed by the project partners. Read more here
14.09.2020 SUCCESS STORY OF THE FEEDSCHOOLS ROADSHOW IN ZALAKAROS - Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion organized an energy awareness roadshow in the bath town of Zalakaros on 12 August. Read more here
24.08.2020 ROADSHOW IN THE BATH TOWN, ZALAKAROS, HUNGARY - On 12 of August, Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion organized an energy awareness roadshow in the famous bath town of Zalakaros. Read more here
19.08.2020 2ND AND 3RD LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN SLOVENIA - The local working tables took place on 6.07.2020. Due to the COVID 19 situation, we had to combine the second and third LWT with the consortium of Slovenian energy agencies. During the LWTs, the participants learned about the functions of the tools developed in the project.
14.08.2020 E-LEARNING VIDEOS - City of Udine produced three e-learning videos in collaboration with external expert. E-learning videos can help enhance the overall learning experience, giving a deep explanation for topics and outputs of FEEDSCHOOLS project. Read more here
10.08.2020 ENERGY AWARENESS ROADSHOW IN ZALAKAROS, HUNGARY - The Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion organize an international roadshow on 12 August 2020 in Zalakaros (bath town), Hungary in the spirit of energy awareness and energy efficiency. Read more here
29.07.2020 ECONOMIC RECOVERY THROUGH BUILDINGS RENOVATION - The Czech government considers the construction industry to be the second most important sector after healthcare, which needs to be supported by significant investments to address the economic slowdown caused by the current COVID-19 crisis. Read more here
20.07.2020 KEEP MOVING FORWARD - Feedschools continue the processes of the project. The consortia is working on with full power the e-learning and face to face materials. When everything is ready to be present the online e-learning webpage will be open for free use also the face to face trainigs will start. We are excited to informed you the next steps! Let’s keep in touch!
13.07.2020 TO BE CONTINUED - Hungary belongs to the „safe” countries, thanks for the provisions. Due to the coronavirus, the Hungarian state has created the Coronavirus Operative Committee to act immediately the occasions and inform the popular the latest news, rules, regulations and to dos.
10.07.2020 3RD LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN UDINE - Last but not the least, the 3rd Local Working Table was held online on the 2nd of July due to the COVID 19 crisis. Experts in the field of Energy efficiency and representatives of technical and economic municipal offices learned the features and functions of tools developed in the project.
30.06.2020 FEEDSCHOOLS VIDEO INTERVIEWS OF THE CITY OF UDINE - City of Udine will explain project activities and how project results can be transferred to local policies. Moreover, ENEA will present tools that are available in order to support public administrations in the field of energy efficiency in Italy. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/MRLZBLd-Nt0N
15.06.2020 FEEDSCHOOLS IN 2ND ROUND OF THE INTERREG 30 YEARS PROJECT SLAM - The project has been selected out of more 150 applications thanks to the submission of a project story made by the LP. After the video application phase closes, a jury composed of experts will select the finalists, based on the quality of the content of the short videos and the script. The six finalists projects will be invited to present their projects during the Grand Finale of Interreg 30 years project Slam in Brussels in October 2020. Read more here
08.06.2020 CORONAVIRUS NEWS FROM HUNGARY - Schools can open for consultations from June 2, while schools keep up digital education, but it is allowed to organise consultations for individual students or small groups from June 2. The summer holidays in Hungary are starting on June 15, untill the stundents have education.
27.05.2020 REGIONAL WORKSHOP IN UDINE - City of Udine together with external expert organized the Regional Workshop “Financing Environment and Energy Efficient Development in Schools” in streaming on May 18th. Local Authorities, professional experts, Energy Agencies, ESCos and Credit Institutions worked together in order to define useful strategies in school building renovations.
11.05.2020 COVID IS IN PROGRESS IN HUNGARY - However the corona virus will step in high risiko factor in Zala county, Hungary, we continue our pation, working in Feedschools project continuously. Last week we had project meeting with all partners, where we have discussed the neccesary steps in the project lifetime. We are working with big force on e-learning course also on face to face meetings for schools and stakeholders.
06.05.2020 SUPPORT OF ELECTRICITY GENERATED BY RES THROUGH POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS - Energy customers in the Czech Republic can buy electricity from renewable energy sources (RES) using, so called Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The purchase of “clean” electricity directly from the producer through PPA represents a systemic change in the way of financing the production of electricity from RES and the transition from state-financed support to private support.
22.04.2020 HOW TO SAVE ENERGY DURING THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN IN AUSTRIA - Because of the COVID-19 lockdown schools, companies, shops, stores etc. are closed since more than a month. This led to a huge challenge for all these companies trying to survive this crisis. To help saving at least energy costs, the Graz Energy Agency provides a special offer to analyse the load profile of a shutdown company or building. Thus, unnecessary energy consumptions can be uncovered and energy saving potentials can be shown. Additionally tips for saving energy while working at home (home office) were provided. Further information: https://www.grazer-ea.at/
15.04.2020 ONLINE IS THE NEW VOGUE! - All over the world most the people stay at home, manage their life through internet network. The future from the movie has released in the present. People become more cyber! While FEEDSCHOOLS students stay and learn at home, FEEDSCHOOLS project partners work from home also. On the next week the partners will have online project meeting to discuss the next steps of the project. All of us must to do for one goal: stay at home and survive the virus! #FEEDSCHOOLS#stayathome
13.04.2020 CORONAVIRUS IN HUNGARY - After ordering universities to keep their doors closed, the Hungarian government has finally decided to close schools and nurserys, as well. The education continue through digital channels which gives much patiente from parents and their children. The Feedschools project staff continue the tasks from behind the computer, there are no facet o face meeting. All events are postponed, in order to take care of everybodies health.
10.04.2020 ENERGY ALPHABET - “Energy Alphabet” is a nice idea on how to entertain kids while schools are closed under COVID-19 quarantine. It was created for open lessons in schools of the city of Udine and it lets kids learn how to save energy. The aim is to find an item or device which consumes energy within the school or homes for each letter of the alphabet. “Stay Home, Stay Safe”
03.04.2020 POLISH SCHOOLS CLOSED DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC - Since 12th March all schools are closed in Poland to stem the spread of COVID-19. Teachers and students had to switch to e-education, employing new methods of teaching and learning in an extremely short time. Teachers use apps like Microsoft Teams, electronic grade books, and even Discord and Facebook Messenger to provide learning materials to their students. Those children who do not have access to technology are reached by phone or are provided with paperwork. Schools will be closed at least till April 14th.
01.04.2020 THE DECREE ON THE ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS - Decree No. 78/2013 Coll. on the Energy Performance of Buildings is implementing regulation of the Act No. 406/2000 Coll. on energy management and stipulates the obligatory methodology for assessment of the energy performance of buildings and the obligatory form of the Energy Performance Certificate of the building. The main objectives of the current amendment are to make the assessment of energy performance of buildings more efficient based on experience from previous years and to increase the quality and credibility of processed Energy Performance Certificates for buildings.
20.03.2020 ENERGY RENOVATION OF SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES IN CROATIA - Minister of Construction and Physical Planning Predrag Štromar announced that applications for the long-awaited energy renovation of single-family houses are starting in the spring. The call for proposals will be announced and implemented by the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund, and it is planned for the end of March this year. Read more here
16.03.2020 3RD LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN WARSAW - City of Warsaw together with external experts organized the last Local Working Table in Poland on February 26th. Participants learned about the effects of the FEEDSCHOOLS project. The discussion was mainly focused on ideas how to improve energy efficiency in schools.
13.03.2020 FREE COVID-19 GUIDE FOR CHILDREN - The Italian government has announced a nationwide lock down in an effort to contain the Covid-19 global pandemic. City of Udine shares a comprehensive easy language guide for children and their families created by The Italian Children's Museums. " This guide is currently available in 17+ languages. Find here the free download: https://www.hands-on-international.net/free-covid-19-guide…/ Stay healthy and… “Andrà tutto bene!” (Everything will be alright!)"
11.03.2020 ENERGY RENOVATION OF MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS IN SLOVENIA - Ministry for infrastructure release public tender where local authorities can apply for founds for energy renovation of public buildings. Municipalities can apply to have a much as 40 % of eligible costs covered in works on buildings they own and use. The final deadline for applying is November 16.
09.03.2020 FEEDSCHOOLS CONTINUE WITH LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN HUNGARY - As part of the FEEDSCHOOLS project, Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion organized Local Working Table in Hungary. Schools director, technical managers and teachers were involved in the intresting topics of energy saving. Main topics were the result of school audit and the improvement plan of schools, include the potential mobil app.
06.03.2020 PV PANELS IN ESCO FORMULA - Bank Ochrony Środowiska (Environment Protection Bank) and Krajowa Agencja Poszanowania Energii S.A. (Polish National Energy Conservation Agency) have launched a new programme to support investments enabling the installation of renewable energy sources at schools. Application of the ESCO formula will allow local authorities, as school owners, to pay the investment back using financial savings reached thanks to the PV panels generating electricity. Read more here: https://www.bosbank.pl/klient-indywidualny/aktualnosci/bos-i-kape-razem-dla-oze-w-szkolach
04.03.2020 TRAINING MODULES - Feedschools partners have been preparing the training module for face to face training of project direct stakeholders - local authorities, school managers, school technicians, teachers and students - to educate them in energy efficiency issues relating to their schools. Each partner-country will organize 3 meetings in local languages consisting of four training blocks - EU energy Policy and Objectives, Energy efficiency in buildings focused on schools, Energy efficiency measure and technologies and Financing of energy efficiency projects. Each block will also content the part focused on energy efficency issue of individual partner country.
19.02.2020 NATIONAL ENERGY AND CLIMATE PLAN - Slovenia is in the process of finalisation of the National Energy and Climate Plan, that will define the country's energy politics for the period from 2021 to 2030 to meet the EU targets. One of the main objectives is the reduced use of coal for up to 30%.
17.02.2020 SUBSIDY FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS IN POLAND - The Polish parliament adopted an act increasing the level of co-financing for investments in photovoltaic panels. The bonus is granted to owners of single-family and multi-family houses. When a RES micro-installation is installed in the building, e.g. photovoltaic panels, the premium increases to 21% of the costs incurred for the implementation of the thermomodernization project and the purchase and installation of micro-installations. The condition applies to the achievable installation capacity - at least 1 kW - for single-family houses and 6 kW - for other buildings.
14.02.2020 2.5 BILLION EUROS FOR ITALIAN MUNICIPALITIES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY - The Italian Ministry of Interior has published the Ministerial Decree January 30th, 2020, which allocates funds for years from 2021 to 2024 in order to improve investments in energy efficiency and sustainable development. The funds are proportional to the population of the municipalities and finances energy efficiency measures in public buildings, installation of renewable-energy power plants, sustainable mobility, consolidation and refurbishment of schools and public buildings and elimination of architectural barriers.
12.02.2020 OPEN LESSONS IN SLOVENSKA BISTRICA - In 2019 LEA Spodnje organized in collaboration with 8 primary schools together 10 lessons for students and school staff. Together participated on this lesson more than 250 pupils. Our goal was to raise awareness of responsible behavior towards environment and energy. All 8 schools are located in the municipality Slovenska Bistrica.
10.02.2020 IMPLEMENTATION IS IN PROGRESS - Open lesson are continued for students and also for staff members. „Think global, act local” – this is the slogan of FEEDSCHOOLS open lessons in 2020 also. Students of elementary schools are open for the mission of FEESCHOOLS project, they live for save our planet, our environment. Through FEEDSCHOOLS project we cooperate with managers of schools, teachers, maintance staff. The Local Working Tables also the regional workshops are very fancy and fruitful. Some of the schools are ready to continue the joint work, would like to have more open lessons, to support their students and their families in the way of thinking and the behaviour change.
29.01.2020 THE NEW ACTION PLAN (2019-2021) FOR THE CLIMATE AND ENERGY STRATEGY IN AUSTRIA - The Styrian climate and energy figures only slightly increases in 2017 and are in line with the Austrian trend. With the Styrian formula, the ambitious goals will become more concrete by 2030:
- 36% reduction of greenhouse gases
- 30% increase in efficiency
- 40% increase in the share of renewable energy sources
- Affordable energy and security of supply
22.01.2020 1ST REGIONAL WORKSHOP IN SLOVENIA - On the 16th of January LEA Sp. Podravje and Municipality of Slovenska Bistrica organized the regional workshop on the topic ’EE and RES in Practice – Technologies and Funding.’ We have briefly presented the FEEDSCHOOLS project with emphasis on the test version of the ERE app.
20.01.2020 THE FIRST WIND FARMS IN POLAND WITHOUT SUBSIDIES - "Increasing prices of electricity and decreasing costs of "green" technologies have contributed to launching two wind farms in Poland without government support. This is a complete reversal of roles, as from next year subsidies for coal-fired power plants will be added to the electricity bill." Read more here: https://wysokienapiecie.pl/24071-first-wind-farms-poland-without-subsidies/
17.01.2020 WORKSHOPS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS - SPLIT - During October 2019, City of Split in collaboration with 8 primary schools organized educational workshops for pupils on raising awareness of responsible behaviour towards environment and energy. The hosts were following schools: Dobri, Split 3, Spinut, Meje, Brda, Poljišan, Ravne njive and Žrnovnica. More than 370 pupils participate in non formal education. Read more here
13.01.2020 „THINK GLOBAL, ACT LOCAL” - Some more succes open lessons were organized in the hungarian schools. This time in the City of Zalaegerszeg visited the schools the Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion. The topic of the open lessons were energy awareness, energy consumption and behaviour change.
10.01.2020 UDINE: ENERGY EFFICIENCY INITIATIVES IN SCHOOLS - Udine is involved in FEEDSCHOOLS and also in another European project called "Compete4SECAP", that awarded schools and students improving energy efficiency. In December, the pupils prepared Christmas decorations for their schools characterized by zero impact on environment.
08.01.2019 OPEN LESSONS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC - In the first half of December, open lessons for students were organized in three Czech schools. Over 110 pupils discussed the topics of energy efficiency, energy consumption and climate change, and played interactive games focused on these issues. They were mostly interested in practical solutions to save energy (e.g. LED lighting), but also in financing and legislative requirements.
03.01.2020 HAPPY NEW YEAR! - 2019 has been an amazing year for the FEEDSCHOOLS Team. Thank you for taking the time to interact with us. We wish you a happy, prosperous, and nearly-zero energy 2020!
25.12.2019 PROHIBITION OF OIL HEATING IN NEW BUILDINGS - Amendments in Styrian regional planning and building law 2019. Styrian legislation takes further steps towards climate protection and Nearly Zero Energy Buildings. Ban on oil heating in new buildings and significant improvements for the population and municipalities.
20.12.2019 WORKSHOPS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS - SPLIT - From 22 to 31 October 2019, City of Split in collaboration with 6 primary schools organized educational workshops for pupils on raising awareness of responsible behaviour towards environment and energy. The hosts were following schools: Dobri, Split 3, Spinut, Meje, Brda and Žrnovnica. More than 260 pupils participate in non formal education. Read more here
18.12.2019 1st LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN SLOVENSKA BISTRICA - On the 6th of June the first Local Working Table was organised in Slovenska Bistrica. The participants discussed the outline and ideas for the implementation of the behavioural lessons. It was agreed, that the workshops will consist of two parts: the first part will be theory oriented and the second part will be more practical.
16.12.2019 FEEDSCHOOLS PROJECT IN KRAKOW - Mr. Leszek Drogosz presented the Feedschools project at an international event in Krakow. On November 19 and 20, this year, representatives of local governments from Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic and Romania discussed the topic of energy saving programs in schools and incentive systems for their long-term implementation on a wider scale.
13.12.2019 OPEN LESSONS IN UDINE - In November, City of Udine together with external expert organized nine open lessons for students in the pilot schools of Udine. After a short introduction about the issue of energy, we made children play two interactive games in order to teach them the importance of behavioral change for energy savings. On December 10th, a single open lesson for all school employees also took place in E.Fermi secondary school.
11.12.2019 OPEN LESSONS IN SLOVENIA - LEASP and Municipality of Slovenska Bistrica have already organized five lessons on energy efficiency in schools. Primary school’s students got to know how energy is consumed and lost in buildings. Particular emphasis was put on behaviour change, e.g. switching off lighting when leaving a classroom during the day, opening windows between the breaks, etc.
09.12.2019 OPEN LESSONS IN NAGYKANIZSA - Four open lessons were organzid by Zala County Foundation and Enterprise Promotion in November 2019 in four different high schools of Town Nagykanizsa. During the open lessons the students and teachers were informed about importance of sustainable environment and were encouraged to the environmentally responsible behaviour.
06.12.2019 OPEN LESSONS IN POLAND - In November, RIC Pro - Akademia and City of Warsaw organised 8 open lessons for behavioural change in schools in Warsaw. Primary school students learnt about importance of energy saving and environment protection. They developed in groups their own energy saving plan for school. The best group in each school received awards.
04.12.2019 PBC MARKET DEVELOPMENT IN THE CR - PBC (Performance Based Contracting) is the project method used for energy efficiency renovation of buildings focusing on minimalizing of overall lifecycle costs of the buildings. The PBC is performed by methodology called Design&Build&operate (DBO). DBO is suitable for new buildings or for deep renovation and modernization of existing buildings as administrative buildings, sport facilities, schools, hospitals, shopping malls, industrial buildings. Read more here
02.12.2019 FEEDSCHOOLS AT ECOMONDO FAIR 2019, ITALY - In the contest of FEEDSCHOOLS, on 6th November 2019 ENEA has organized a regional training/information workshop at ECOMONDO 2019 in Rimini (Italy), the leading event in Europe for new models of circular economy. Title of workshop was "nZEB renovation activities in schools: FEEDSCHOOLS toolkit to simplify energy audit proces".
20.11.2019 A NEARLY ZERO ENERGY BUILDINGS (NZEB) FUTURE - The Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English, T.D., has called on the construction industry to be prepared for the revised building regulations that apply to all new dwellings commencing construction from 1st November 2019 subject to transitional arrangements. The new regulations aim to make all new residential dwellings 70% more energy efficient than the performance requirements in 2005. Read more here
28.10.2019 LOCAL WORKING TABLES IN BOLOGNA - On 13 and 18 June, two meetings of Local Working Tables were held in Bologna. ENEA resumed aims and outputs of FEEDSCHOOLS project and proposed his standard training activity based on class meetings, practical activities, computer labs. Potential synergies and further cooperation with Bologna Municipality were explored as well, as Bologna recently signed the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
21.10.2019 5th PROJECT MEETING IN PRAGUE - 5th partner and steering committee meeting of European project FEEDSCHOOLS has been held in Prague, organized by the Czech project partner ENVIROS. The event has been hosted in the building of Architecture and Buildings Development Foundation from 9 to 10 of October.
30.08.2019 WEB VIDEO - We have prepared the first part of web video. We hope you enjoy this material. You can see it on YouTube. Remember to enable English subtitles. Watch video here
16.08.2019 LOCAL WORKING TABLES IN CITY OF WARSAW - On 6 and 7 June, two meetings of Local Working Tables were held in Warsaw. School representatives and local authorities took part in it. The participants discussed the problem encountered by schools during thermomodernisation.
24.07.2019 1st LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN CITY OF UDINE - On July 2nd, 2019 the 1st Local Working Table took place in the City of Udine. LWT aimed to present FEEDSCHOOLS project, Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs) concept and open lessons activities to the stakeholders, in particular school representatives.
01.07.2019 1st LOCAL WORKING TABLE IN SPLIT - City of Split and HEP Esco together with external experts organized the first Local Working Table in Croatia. LWT has the topic "Workshop for pupils in Energy Efficiency". The discussion mainly focused on ideas for energy efficiency workshops with pupils. Read more here
20.05.2019 TOGETHER - INTERNATIONAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE HELD IN ZAGREB - FEEDSCHOOLS project was dissaminated on final conference of the TOGETHER project in Zagreb on 10 April 2019. Goran Hanžek from HEP ESCO participated in the panel discussion, presenting the activities and expierences of the FEEDSCHOOLS project. Read more here
13.05.2019 WELCOME TO THE HUNGARIAN DELEGATION TO BOLOGNA, IN ITALY! - On the 12th of February 2019 representatives from the Zala County travelled to Bologna to participate to the energy audit of a local school (scuole Pavese). This was also the occasion to exchange information, discuss about the project, and to do some team-building!
30.04.2019 WORLD CAFE IN UDINE (ITALY) - The Municipality of Udine in collaboration with the Energy Management Agency of Friuli Venezia Giulia organized the World Cafè last 26 February. Stakeholders participating in the event had the opportunity to share their experiences and identify technical and financial solutions to achieve the NZEB standard.
19.04.2019 WORLD CAFE IN SLOVENSKA BISTRICA - Hotel Leonardo in Slovenska Bistrica hosted World Cafe participants on 17 January 2019. The organizers of the meeting were: Municipality of Slovenska Bistrica and LEA Sp. Podravje. 24 participants took part in the meeting. The main topic of the discussion were barriers to financing energy efficiency in schools.
08.04.2019 WORLD CAFE IN WARSAW - On February 25, 2019 World Cafe workshop took place in Warsaw. The organizers of the meeting were: City of Warsaw ant the Research and Innovation Centre Pro-Akademia. The meeting was attended by representatives of schools, city office, as well as expert companies in the field of energy efficiency.
27-28.03.2019 4th PROJECT MEETING IN PTUJ - In Ptuj, Slovenia, there was the 4th meeting of the FEEDSCHOOLS project steering comittee. Participants talked about current project matters. We had the opportunity to take a closer look at the emerging web tool that will help public building owners achieve the NZEB level.
26.02.2019 WORLD CAFE IN ZAGREB - On January 22, Zagreb hosted World Cafe workshop organized by HEP ESCO and the Croatian Green Building Council. The World Cafe aimed to present the most important elements and results of the project in an informal and interactive environment, as well as to provide feedback from interested parties. Read more here
01.01.2019 3..2..1.. NZEB! - Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings states in the Article 9 p.1.(b) that after 31 December 2018, new buildings, occupied and owned by public authorities are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEB). What requirements for NZEB mean in practice? Is it possible to reach NZEB standard in existing public buildings? How FEEDSCHOOLS project supports municipalities in planning renovation to NZEB svhools?
15.12.2018 GLOBAL CLIMATE AGREEMENT - COP24 in Katowice, Poland, ended with success: the Parties have reached consensus on plans for the common rulebook (Katowice Rules) for all countries aimed at implementing the Paris Agreement signed during COP21 in 2015.
5.12.2018 ECO-CITY AT COP24 SIDE EVENT - Eco-City project was presented in the French Pavilion at COP24 in Katowice. Ms Katarzyna Kacpura, Deputy Director of the Infrastructure Department of the City of Warsaw, showcased the respective activities by the Polish capital during discussion panel on the air quality.
14.11.2018 AUDIT IN OSTRAVA - FEEDSCHOOLS PILOT ACTIONS started in Czech Republic. First Energy audit along with Transnational Peer Review was conducted in Elementary School Ostrava Poruba by Enviros (Project Partner 2) and CBI Pro-Akademia (Project Partner 3). Read more here
13.11.2018 WEO 2018 - International Energy Agency published its yearly long-term energy analysis – World Energy Outlook. The 2018 edition examines different scenarios up to 2040 and emphasizes that policy choices made by governments will determine energy system of the future. Read more here
6-9.11.2018 ENEA AT ECOMONDO - FEEDSCHOOLS Project was presented at ENEA stand on the ECOMONDO 2018 in Rimini. One of the main European expos for green and circular economy and renewables was attended by more than 100 000 visitors, over 10 000 of whom were international.
29.10.2018 AIR QUALITY IN EUROPE 2018 - European Environment Agency presents un updated overview and analysis of air quality in Europe from 2000 to 2016 along with the latest findings and estimates on population and ecosystem exposure to the air pollutants with the greatest impacts and effects. Read more here
25.10.2018 NEW CALL INTERREG CE - An experimental call for proposals will be launched in spring 2019 to capitalise on promisin results of the currently funded 85 Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE projects. These will help to further increase the sustainability of existing results and as well as to improve policy making.
19.10. 2018 INTERREG CE AT #EUREGIONSWEEK - More than 6000 participants from 140 regions came to Brussels to discuss future challenges of cohesion policy. Interreg Transnational Exhibition Stand and Agora Talks took visitors o a journey into European transnational and interregional cooperation and featured 10 good reasons why it is necessary for a stronger Europe. See Interreg stand: #MadewithInterreg
9-10.10.2018 THIRD PROJECT MEETING IN WARSAW - In Warsaw inventoried best practices for NZEB renovation were shared and discussed during internal workshop. On the photo Ms Hanna Gronkiewicz–Waltz, President of the City of Warsaw, and FEEDSCHOOLS project meeting participants.
27-28.09.2018 FEEDSCHOOLS AT INNOVATIVE ECO-CITY - Regional workshop on the FEEDSCHOOLS project took place during the international conference Innovative Eco-City 2018 in Warsaw attended by multicipalities and other project stakeholders - 550 participants in total - on the session devoted to the role of energy efficiency and renewables.
19.06.2018 EPBD DIRECTIVE AMENDED - The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have adopted Directive (EU) 2018/844 of May 30th, 2018 amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency. Read more here
17.07.2018 EC PUBLIC CONSULTATION - The European Commission launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. The Commission would like to hear your views by October 9th, 2018. Read more here
05.06-08.06.2018 EUSEW 2018 - The thirteenth edition of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) organised by EASME and the European Commission took place from June 5th to 8th, 2018 in Brussels. The main theme of the event was “lead the clean energy transition”. Read more here
21-22.02.2018 PROJECT MEETING IN GRAZ - In Graz activities undertaken during the first six months of the FEEDSCHOOLS project were summarised and schools to undergo audits in Pilot case studies were presented, including data on energy performance of buildings.
7.02.2017 Energy efficiency conference in Treviso - The Lead Partner of FEEDSCHOOLS project, ENEA, has been invited to the national event "Energy Efficiency 2.0" organised by the Province of Treviso on February 7th, 2018. Read more here
13.12.2017 International working meeting of partners IN ZAGREB - HEP ESCO hosted the working meeting of the following project partners: ENEA, GEA, HEP ESCO, City of Split. The meeting was devoted to planning and coordination of WP T1 and WP T2.
24-25.10.2017 Project kick-off meeting in Bologna - In Bologna plans for project realisation were discussed with a specific focus on partners' expertise and previous projects to capitalize in the FEEDSCHOOLS project and the first meeting of the Steering Committee was held.