Residential buildings

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Croatia planning national energy efficiency measures

The energy efficiency action plan recently adopted by the Croatian government envisages measures to reduce energy poverty, given that about 50,000 households are currently designated as vulnerable consumers of energy, local media reported....

It is assumed that 330 households will take part in the program annually. The state will approve financing to these households to replace old refrigerators, built in 1989-2000, with fridges with an energy efficiency standard of A+, as well...
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ACE-Retrofitting Webinar: From concept to realisation – A step-by-step tool that helps co-owners accelerate retrofitting in condos

Partners in the ACE-Retrofitting project are seeking to support municipalities in launching energy retrofitting strategies for condominiums.   They developed a range of tools that notably help municipalities make the link...
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BEreel project

BE REEL! - Belgium renovates for energy efficient living! - is a LIFE integrated project in which different partners work on several ambitious subprojects.

  Belgium must reach the climate goals! Belgian energy use is 70% above European average – You can already tell that improvement is not only possible, it is vital. BE REEL! and its partners support these ambitious plans,...
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Financing the renovation of the Cypriot building stock

Despite various government policies promoting energy efficiency in buildings over the last 15 years, Cyprus is still associated with a large untapped energy efficiency potential in this sector. The impact of different policy scenarios on...
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RESPOND project

RESPOND, Integrated Demand REsponse Solution towards energy POsitive NeighbourhooDs.

  Demand response (DR) refers to targeted, short-term reductions inenergy consumption during times of peak demand in exchange for financial incentives. DR is most commonly implemented in the industrial sector, where energy use is high and...
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Design of a ventilation system coupled with a Horizontal Air-Ground Heat Exchanger

Energy consumption in new buildings can be reduced at the design stage.   This study optimizes the ventilation system design of a new residential building located in a warm climate (Southern Italy). Different system options of horizontal...
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More European funds available to support energy efficiency in residential buildings

The European Local ENergy Assistance (ELENA) facility will benefit from EUR 97 million of new funding from the European Commission for its envelope dedicated to residential buildings. This budget will support...

  The EU Member States agreed in December 2018 to reduce energy consumption by 32.5 % by 2030 as compared to business as usual projections. This target, a central provision of the clean energy package, implies huge investments,...
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Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST)

The aim of the Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST) is to assist cities, towns and other local authorities in developing, implementing and monitoring climate change adaptation plans. UAST was developed as a practical guidance for urban...