residential buildings / dwellings

From factors to actors, citizens increasingly in focus at Smart Cities and Communities meeting   One of the key working groups of the European Innovation Partnership is entitled ‘Citizen Focus’. CITyFiED was one site to testify, share and be inspired.    
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Type: News

The HSB Living Lab is a residential block for student and guest researcher apartments that include flexible living units and multifunctional-shared space. Located at the Johanneberg Science Park district in Gothenbnurg (Sweden), HSB living lab is a showcase for how individuals can lead a sustainable lifestyle in their home. The 33 people residing in HSB live and work there in order to test the innovations and technical solutions equipped in the building.
Post date: 6 Jul 2016
Type: Case

The Horizon 2020 project ZERO-PLUS aims at the development and implementation of a comprehensive, cost-effective system for Net Zero Energy (NZE) settlements. Within this context, ZERO-PLUS has produced the document titled "Effective monitoring protocols to be implemented in the outdoor areas of each settlement and an overall report about technical details and motivation of the selected procedures".   It deals with:
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

A full report of the outdoor energy technologies and renewable systems at near zero energy (NZE) settlements including energy and environmental details about innovative solutions to be implemented in common areas (D4.1) | ZERO-PLUS project   This report is one of the deliverables of the ZERO-PLUS project: “Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology”.   It deals with:   
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Report on the expected energy and environmental performance of each energy production and energy management technology (D3.1) | ZERO-PLUS project   This report is on the expected energy and environmental performance of each energy production and energy management technology for the eight types of residential buildings across the four case studies considered in the ZERO-PLUS project.    The report shows:  
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Summary of current state of the art on near zero energy (NZE) settlements in Europe (D1.1) | ZERO-PLUS project  
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

The green tax deduction of Denmark involves home energy renovation works and can be applied for rental housing and home ownership.    Deduction for energy renovation involves 12,000 DKK annually per. person. If for example two adults and a child over 18 live in the household, a deduction of 36,000 DKK can be claimed.    To find out more about the deduction plan please click here. 
Post date: 27 Jun 2016
Type: Link

Energy companies are required to help reduce the Danish energy consumption. In this frame interested parties can seek advice if they need help in performing energy saving works in their home or if they need to receive funding for the implementation of these works.   Works eligible for funding include:   insulation of exterior walls and roof; replacement of windows; conversion to more energy-efficient forms of heating.   An extended list of energy renovation works can be found in the following directory:
Post date: 27 Jun 2016
Type: Link

Feeling the benefits of deep renovation in Valladolid     In the Torrelago district, cumulative improvements of the deep renovation works conducted as part of the CITyFiED project are beginning to be seen and felt by partners and residents alike.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Type: News

Sneinton district of Nottingham, England, showing the way for a sustainable energy future in Europe   REMOURBAN lighthouse city Nottingham is showing how sustainability can be integrated into the regeneration of our towns and cities. Their local expertise and complementary actions from a range of European partners and cities, is at heart of the project’s work to develop a model of smart urban transformation.    
Post date: 8 Mar 2016
Type: News