CEN and CENELEC held a webinar on Connecting European Sustainable Finance to Standardisation

On Tuesday 20 April, CEN (the European Committee on Standardization) and CENELEC (the European Committee on Electrotechnical Standardization) held an online webinar dedicated to exploring the role standards can play in scaling up the implementation of sustainable finance for the transition to a climate neutral economy and a more sustainable world. The desired outcome of … Continue reading CEN and CENELEC held a webinar on Connecting European Sustainable Finance to Standardisation

Two main methodologies for assessing the energy performance of new homes find much in common

It seems that a long-running dispute between the Passivhaus community and other green homes experts here has been resolved through a detailed piece of technical research which has compared the two main methodologies for assessing the energy performance of new homes. It would appear that the two sides are not as far apart as they … Continue reading Two main methodologies for assessing the energy performance of new homes find much in common

Blog from Ettore Piantoni: Getting benefits, risks and business aligned to boost the adoption of energy efficiency improvement measures by SMEs

CEN CENELEC Sector Forum Energy Management (SFEM) promoted a one-day scoping seminar on Energy efficiency and energy management: tailored approach and roadmap for SMEs and other stakeholders on Sept 27th in Brussels. This event invited participants from the European Commission, EASME, IPEEC, financial institutions as well as representatives of leading European programmes in this field … Continue reading Blog from Ettore Piantoni: Getting benefits, risks and business aligned to boost the adoption of energy efficiency improvement measures by SMEs

New global standard being developed to help limit GHG emissions

Sandrine Tranchard reports on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) website about the development of a new global standard.   New ISO standard for climate action framework under development Greenhouse gases (GHG) are identified as the principal cause of climate change and managing them is crucial to help us adapt to its consequences. To address … Continue reading New global standard being developed to help limit GHG emissions