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Finnish official: ‘Heating is far from being just a local issue’

Achieving climate neutrality by 2050 requires decarbonising the whole economy, including the energy-hungry heating sector, says Finland’s Riku Huttunen. And that will involve cooperation at all levels of government, including local and EU...

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...

Committed of... #DecarbHeat 2017: EHPA event on the decarbonisation of Europe’s heating and cooling sector

A decarbonisation of Europe’s energy system without a decarbonisation of the heating sector is impossible. Yet, efforts currently under way are too slow. Transforming the heating industry -from research and development to manufacturing,...

Horizon 2020: Neue fordert Energieeffizienz-jetzt öffnen!

Am 19. Januar 2017, eine Reihe von Aufforderungen zur Einreichung von Vorschlägen eröffnet, die im Kontext von Horizont 2020 Arbeitsprogramm 2016-17 im Bereich der Energieeffizienz.   Die Energie-Effizienz Bereich dieses Arbeitsprogramm...

Thermally efficient social housing for young adults

When young people move out of supported accommodation the leap to independent living can be tough. A new project in the north west of England is converting a former sheltered housing block for elderly people into managed...

The BRICKER active system installation kicks-off in Liège!

Since September 2016, the renovation works at the Province of Liège School of Engineering have been progressing, and now as we move towards the New Year, a new phase has just begun. It involves installing a renewable heating system, the...

Die Europäische Kommission entwickelt neue Energie-system-Modell

Die Europäische Kommission entwickelt derzeit eine neue Energie-system-Modell ist in der Lage die Analyse der EU-Energie-Systeme in high-level-of-detail.     Das Modell –die Modellierung des europäischen Energiesystems...

Overview of New Classes of Refrigerants at ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference

ATLANTA – More than 160 refrigerants are maintained under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, and that list continues to grow as the industry’s need for new refrigerants increases.   A review of the new classes of lower global-...

European Union on-the-ground support for the 2016 Heating and Cooling strategy

For the first time, a single document has been drafted by the European Commission providing an overview of  the activities and projects funded by EU programmes supporting the EU heating and cooling strategy which was adopted in February...

Renewables: the largest source of installed power capacity in the world in 2015 - New IEA report

  On 25 October 2016, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions. Renewables...