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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.