The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people who own apartments in old blocks, the EU has had to step in
Spain is known as a land of sun and heat. But even here there are regions that have to face icy winter temperatures. In Valladolid, in the north of the country, many of the almost 300,000 inhabitants are in poorly isolated buildings built in the 1960s.
Post date: 13 Ιουν 2018
The Save the Planet exhibition showcases local and foreign companies, who offer products and solutions for waste collection, treatment and utilization. A conference on the same topics will take place parallel to the exhibition. The event is open to representatives of municipalities and government administration, ecologists, investors, managers of companies from the sectors recycling, waste management, agriculture, food and packaging, etc.
Post date: 11 Ιουν 2018
On 7 June 2018, the Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) project is hosting an interactive panel session on “Shaping an integrated market for hot findings and cool solutions at EUSEW 2018. The debate aims to introduce attendants to effective market tools, transferable practices and cutting-edge Heating and Cooling (H&C) solutions that are driving the decarbonisation of Europe's energy systems.
Post date: 9 Μάιος 2018
The project tackles energy efficiency at district level by developing an innovative district heating & cooling (DHC) network controller. The project partners have developed a controller based on self-learning algorithms, which is currently experimented in the two STORM demo sites.
The developed controller maximises the use of waste heat and renewable energy sources in DHC networks.
Post date: 19 Ιαν 2018
CITyFiED Methodology is an integrated approach divided into seven phases, ranging from initial citywide diagnosis to final evaluation of the renovation. It includes an indicators tool and guidelines to support decision-making process.
Post date: 5 Δεκ 2017
Twelve smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 14-16 November - the biggest edition to date –to show how cities are leading the way in driving sustainable and smart innovation.
Post date: 5 Δεκ 2017
Three new Lighthouse cities and Four Follower cities enriching the European smart city landscape
Post date: 4 Δεκ 2017
European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 6th ICSD 2018 Rome on Wednesday 12 to Thursday 13 September, 2018.
The 6th ICSD 2018 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science through the European network of academics. Papers will be published in EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings.
Post date: 28 Νοε 2017
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 Νοε 2017
In early October four REMOURBAN partners headed off to Budapest, Hungary, for the SCIS conference to meet with other Lighthouse and Smart Cities projects and help drive a smart and sustainable vision for Europe.
Entitled “Empowering smart solutions for better cities”, the conference gathered project developers, towns and cities, and industry players, all of whom participated in a series of topical workshops and parallel sessions.
Post date: 22 Νοε 2017