Heat Pumps in buildings

One week to submit your abstract for CLIMA2019!

CLIMA 2019 deadline is approaching: one more week to go! The deadline to submit you abstract  for CLIMA 2019 Congress is 1 September 2018. Check out for more information on abstract and paper submissions and...

Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020: First calls on Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy now open

On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020 and representing an investment of around €30 billion.   The new features of this Work Programme...

One week to submit your abstract for CLIMA2019!

CLIMA 2019 deadline is approaching: one more week to go! The deadline to submit you abstract  for CLIMA 2019 Congress is 1 September 2018. Check out for more information on abstract and paper submissions...

Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020: First calls on Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy now open

On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020 and representing an investment of around €30 billion.   The new features of this Work...

Commission calls on SPAIN to correctly implement EU rules on Energy Efficiency Directive

  On 4 October 2017, in the context of the October infringements package, the European Commission announced that they are sending a letter of formal notice requesting Spain to ensure the correct implementation of the EU legislation on...

Pilot project tests the use of mobile heat containers for supplying communal buildings

How to use excess heat from the electricity generation of remote biogas power stations? Can the excess heat contribute to the climate protection? The German Ministry of the Environment is supporting a pilot project in the rural district...

OVERVIEW | Energy certification of HVAC products

  By François Durier (CETIAT, France)     Certified characteristics of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) appliances are useful for product selection and users’ information needs. They also contribute to a...

Stuttgart's zoo plans geothermal heating system for its elephant house

The City of Stuttgart plans to implement a geothermal system into a new tunnel (Rosensteintunnel) in the vicinity of the city’s zoo “Wilhelma”. The geothermal heat and the waste heat of the traffic shall be used to heat one of the new...

Norway to become the first country to ban the use of oil for heating buildings by 2020

Reuters, 15 June 2017       Oil producer Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings from 2020 as it tries to rein in domestic emissions of greenhouse gases, the government said on Thursday.   The ban...

E2VENT updates: project progress

“Energy Efficient Ventilated Façades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling low energy architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings.”   E2VENT project is a research project...