Heat Pumps in buildings

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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...

‘Food for thought’ with the MSCD Lunch Academy at EU Sustainable Energy Week

During EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 the My Smart City District (MSCD) cluster of 8 projects representing 25 cities across 13 countries came together to deliver five different online seminars in five days on key issues and challenges for...

Individual heat metering motivating users to maximise energy efficiency in buildings

Effect of heat cost allocators or heat meters installation and deployment of hot water and heating cost management plan.     This project which is promoted by the Basque central government, has as the...

New campaign challenges governments and industry to deploy super-efficient cooling technologies

During the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) meeting that took place in San Francisco on 1-2 June 2016, world’s energy and business leaders announced actions to help spur the implementation of Paris Commitments. In this context, a number...

Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world

  On 1 June 2016, the Renewable Energy Network for the 21st century (REN21) released the Renewables 2016: Global Status Report, presenting the findings of a thorough study concerning the status of renewables globally by...

Greywater heat recovery system provides hot water for 224 dwellings

During the summer of 2015, a greywater heat recovery system covered 100% of the domestic hot water needs of 224 dwellings in Clichy-la Garenne (near Paris, France).   The system, provided by the French company Biofluides Environnement,...

Market uptake activities for the Heating and Cooling Strategy

Heating and cooling consume half of the EU's energy and much of it is wasted.   Horizon 2020 and Intelligent Energy Europe projects are backing the new heating and cooling strategy of the European Commission by providing support for...

Europäische Kommission stellt nachhaltige Energie-Sicherheits-Paket

Am 16. Februar 2016 präsentierte die Europäische Kommission ein Paket von Energie-Sicherheits-Maßnahmen auszustatten, die die EU für die Globale Energiewende. Das Paket enthält eine Breite Palette von Maßnahmen zur Stärkung des EU-...

Harmonizing building comfort, capital and environment – instead of compromising

A healthy and cool indoor climate is a basic living right. Facility owners and managers make it a prime objective to guarantee this key necessity for their residents. Large investments in often complex cooling networks are required...