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Help us improve BUILD UP, the European Portal for Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Taking this short survey can be your contribution to making sure BUILD UP truly meets your needs. It will only take a few minutes.   Your contribution...

Net-zero buildings in 2050: Key role for efficiency and integration

As Europe is taking a leading position on tackling climate change, the building sector will play a critical role in delivering carbon neutrality by 2050. Within the long-term perspective of the European Commission’s European Green Deal, key enablers...

iBECOME - Year One Review

iBECOME project started in June 2020 and will run until November 2023 for a total of 42 months. The first year of the project has just ended and a lot of work has been performed in this period from all the project partners...

Sun carport off at De Meent car park

Instead of only sustainable sports, athletes can now also park sustainably at De Meent Sport Complex in Alkmaar. Within the POCITYF project, 858 solar panels have been placed above the parking lot on the...

Tampere’s IoT Platform Gaining Recognition as one of Finland’s Most Skilled Procurement of the Year

The procurement of Tampere’s IoT platform has been nominated as a finalist for this year’s most skilful procurement competition in Finland.   One way of acquiring and implementing smart city solutions is through public...

Hints and recommendations regarding Digital Tools for Sustainable and Efficient Energy Behavioural Change

One of the daily challenges of life is, "How do I get people – including myself – to do what I want?". It’s something the app industry has tried to tackle, and it was also one of the questions at the core of eTEACHER....

Nature on the roof

A green roof has been installed on the El Campillo municipal market in Valladolid (Spain). The intervention is one of the nature-based solutions implemented by the EU project URBAN GreenUP. The Spanish city of Valladolid...

Discover Green Hysland

GREEN HYSLAND is a 5-year project financed by the H2020 programme and the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking which started in 2021. It aims to deploy a fully-functioning Hydrogen (H2) ecosystem in the island of Mallorca, Spain,...

What do green and digital have in common? – Waste heat!

These two words have been coupled a lot to talk about the transition to sustainable societies with the EU Green Deal or in the context of the recovery from the global pandemic. They define the aspirations of cities and their citizens,...

How to utilize district heating for cooling in a smart way

This text describes a demo case from the Flexi-Sync project where excess heat from a cooling process has been harvested and used in the district heat system of Berlin. Energy providers and property owners can both benefit from an...