energy consumption

This is the first block of housing certified in Spain built in 2017 under the Passivhaus standard, and therefore has a demand for heating below 15kWh / m2a, and a heating load of 10W / m2.   This implies that a floor of 75m2 will have a heating load of only 750W, so with a hair dryer there would be enough to heat two houses.   To achieve this the following principles have been applied:  
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: Case

Cocept, Objectives and Methodology:   REScoop Plus built on the knowledge and network of the REScoop 20-20-20 project. An interesting additional observation made in the project was that members of supplying REScoops change their behaviour reducing final energy consumption and investing money to produce RESenergy.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   Do European consumers pay attention to energy labels when they buy an electric appliance, a car or a house?  What information are they looking for? How important is energy consumption in their decisions?     This is what the CONSEED research project aims to find out through surveys and field trials among households and various economic sectors across Europe.   
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Il Programma KlimaFactory di CasaClima è un’iniziativa di supporto per le aziende che vogliono migliorare le proprie performance energetiche e mantenere il proprio standard di qualità, ma con un impiego minore di energia.   Nel contesto di KlimaFactory vengono evidenziati i potenziali di risparmio energetico in funzione di benchmark di riferimento e indicate misure di efficientamento a seconda della tipologia di utilizzo dell’edificio.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Tool

Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular the large-scale rollout of smart devices and sensors, and the use of big data collection and analysis. In the context of meeting the energy savings targets of the European Union and improving the energy efficiency of its buildings, this Joint Research Centre Technical Report looks at the technologies, opportunities and challenges presented by digitalisation for heating and cooling.  
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: Publication

The objective of the project is to provide communities with the technology and support to help reduce energy consumption in their homes and to investigate ways in which communities can work towards more sustainable life styles. It is an ongoing three year project with pilot studies in Brussels (Belgium), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Bergen (Norway).   Aim: “Reduce electricity consumption in households through community participation and technological solutions”:
Post date: 9 May 2019
Type: Link

The HEART toolkit incorporates different components and technologies, which cooperate to transform an existing building into a smart building.   In developing this toolkit, the project advances and improves energy efficiency and the use of renewable energies in buildings across Europe. Particularly in Central and Southern Europe where climate change is leading to increased electricity consumption both during summer and winter seasons.   How does HEART contribute?
Post date: 30 Apr 2019
Type: Link

eTEACHER is a European project that aims to reduce energy consumption through more conscious energy behaviour of energy end-users in a wide range of buildings. eTEACHER wants to raise the energy awareness of building users by tailored methods and strategies.  
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: Link

The successful story of the first EU funded CLEAR project (IEE 13-588) – enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with and Adopt Renewable energy technologies - continued from September 2017 with Clear 2.0. It actively guides consumers through all the stages leading to the purchase of domestic renewable and low-carbon energy technologies. It has the objective to enable consumers to become more aware, active players, to save money and to easily become “prosumers”.  
Post date: 9 Apr 2019
Type: Link

The SCOoPE Project objective is to reduce energy consumption, by implementing cost-effective energy solutions, at a short term in a range between 10% and 15% directly in 81 businesses in the sectors of crop drying, meat and poultry, dairy, and fruit and vegetables transformation.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Type: Link