Energy efficiency technologies and materials

R2CITIES Lavatrici district demo site on the agenda at this year’s Genoa Smart Week     There will be two events from the R2CITIES project as part of Genoa Smart Week on Wednesday 22 November:   A session on the achievements and opportunities in district renovation – R2CITIES history and Genoa Outcomes – 9.00am to 10.45am at Palazzo Tobia Pallavicino, Salone del Bergamasco  
Post date: 17 Nov 2017
Type: Event

SET 2018 –the 17th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies – is a multi–disciplinary, peer-reviewed international conference on sustainable energy sources and technologies. The event provides a forum for the exchange of latest technical information, the dissemination of the high-quality research results, the presentation of the new developments in the area, and the debate and shaping of future directions and priorities for sustainable development and energy security.
Post date: 17 Nov 2017
Type: Event

SEasonal PErformance factor and MOnitoring for heat pump systems in the building sector     The IEE project aimed at overcoming market barriers to a wider application of heat pumps, namely the lack of robust data on the conditions "in real installations" influencing reliability and seasonal efficiency, i.e. the seasonal performance factor (SPF) of heat pump systems across Europe. The objective was to get a broader acceptance of heat pump systems and improved quality assurance for heat pump systems in the building sector.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: Link

  Predicting the future of the energy efficiency solutions of buildings     EffiBUILDING, an innovative sharing platform in the energy efficiency solutions for buildings, has reached 100 prototypes which are available for consultation in its database related to the four macro categories:  
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: News

Training of Photovoltaic Installers     The high photovoltaic market growth rates, further favoured by the EU supporting policies and the favourable national regulatory frameworks, may cause some concern to the PV industry due to the lack of adequately skilled workforce for PV installation and maintenance. Furthermore, the interested parties (manufacturers, developers, investors) seek skills certification and quality assurance in all phases of a PV installation (design, installation and maintenance).  
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: Link

Energiesprong into Action! Social housing as a catalyst for net-zero energy refurbishment markets   Some 50 international partners of Energiesprong gathered in Nottingham, UK during the 24 and 25 of October, 2017 to share good practice and discuss the development of the Energiesprong concept. Energiesprong Market Development Teams from the UK, Netherlands, France and Germany were joined by suppliers and housing associations to showcase the Energiesprong approach to housing retrofit and new build.  
Post date: 15 Nov 2017
Type: News

Green-Blue-Energy Factory: Promotion and Development of Initiatives, Organizations and Investments that Improve the Use of Renewables in Industrial and Commercial Buildings    
Post date: 14 Nov 2017
Type: Link

The focal points of the largest urban development project in Europe are the topics public space and microclimate as well as cross-building energy supply. Landmark projects will be implemented in the areas residential buildings, office/industry buildings and mobility.    
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: Link

The development concept for the new quarter in Vienna (a former airfield) demands a great deal of sustainability: overall energy strategy, sustainability criteria as financial incentives for applicants for building permits and construction of sustainable and energy efficient buildings.    
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: Link

  Leonardo ENERGY and Ecofys identify flexibility gap in power systems with higher shares of variable renewable energy sources    
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: Publication