Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

In late October, the R2CITIES team met in Kartal, Turkey, for its second-to-last project meeting. As we look ahead to the final months of the project, our attention is on the monitoring of the works. This will allow us to build a picture of the energy savings and the overall sustainability of the endeavours over the last four years.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2017
Type: News

CITyFiED has developed a way to assess and select energy efficient measures for buildings to be included in existing or new district renovation strategies. The replication framework outlines energy costs and calculations plus interviews and workshops to identify barriers and earn buy-in.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2017
Type: News

You probably don’t know where Sonderborg is exactly, although by the look of the name you would situate it somewhere in Scandinavia. Remourban project coordinator Miguel García knows exactly where this Light house town lies as he took part in the SmartEnCity conference week held there in early October.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2017
Type: News

Heat Pumps in near Zero Emission Buildings (nZEB) - in the new issue of the HPT Magazine!   Heat pumps is an excellent choice for low energy buildings! This is evidenced by the three projects (so called annexes) - within the Technology Collaboration Programme on Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT TCP) - that have been devoted to them, as well as the number of countries that have been participating in them. In the latest issue of HPT Magazine, we get an overview of the benefits of using heat pumps in low energy buildings.  
Post date: 23 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

  Analysis of Member States' rules for allocating heating, cooling and hot water costs in multi-apartment/purpose buildings supplied from collective systems    
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

This report sums up the work done in the scope of the Building Stock Observatory project from February 1, 2015 to June 31, 2016.  
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

A Memorandum of Understanding between the EU Covenant of Mayors and the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions was signed on 16 November 2017 during the EU Energy Day conference in Bonn, in the framework of the COP 23 UN Climate Change Conference hosted by
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
Type: News

  Building Energy Efficiency for Massive market UPtake     BEEM-UP was a Public Private Partnership collaborative project that aimed to demonstrate the economic, social and technical feasibility of retrofitting initiatives for drastically reducing the energy demand in existing residential buildings, and lay the ground for massive market uptake of such initiatives.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
Type: Link

More than €140 million, from industry and the public-private partnership Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) will fund two projects, ene.field and PACE, aimed at the mass-scale deployment of fuel cell micro-cogeneration for residential heating and electricity.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
Type: News

Summary   Building renovation will provide a large share of energy savings required to comply with the Paris Agreement.   Article 7 is the key enabler for the uptake of renovation measures across Europe A long-term framework gives Member States multiple options to achieve energy efficiency improvement Article 7 needs to be ambitious, clear and focussed on end-use energy savings which benefit citizens and businesses whilst providing investor confidence.
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
Type: Publication