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The first webinar has been recorded on May 16th, 2019 and it was followed by more than 100 people. The webinar presented the preliminary results of the GEOENVI project, which is working since November 2018. It has also been open to inputs and questions by participants, which were welcome to provide their perspective or comment on the methodology of the project.   Presentations:
Post date: 14 Oct 2019
Type: News

The GEOENVI project aims at answering environmental concerns in terms of both impacts and risks, by first setting an adapted methodology for assessing environment impacts to the project developers, and by assessing the environmental impacts and risks of geothermal projects operational or in development in Europe. The project will propose recommendations on harmonised European environmental regulations to the decision-makers and elaborate simplified LCA models to assess environmental impacts.  
Post date: 14 Oct 2019
Type: Link

In June 2017, Burghauptmannschaft Oesterreich had submitted a project proposal for Horizon 2020, which landed on the waiting list with more than 90% points achieved. Hardly anyone remembered it at the end of 2018...  
Post date: 8 Oct 2019
Type: News

8th European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value: “Born in the Past – Used Today – Preserved for the Future“ Burghauptmannschaft Österreich invites you to the 7th European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value: “Born in the Past – Used Today – Preserved for the Future“ at Imperial Palace Vienna on 16 and 17 October 2018. Topic: Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings - Contradiction or Reality?
Post date: 8 Oct 2019
Type: Event

PROtect traditional built HERITAGE Skills – PRO-Heritage According to the climate change and energy policy of the EU, each member state needed to identify and develop a series of energy efficient goals and regulations, of which buildings are a key element, in order to reach the set goals. However, Europe has numerous historic buildings, which need permanent maintenance and refurbishment in order to fulfil the requirements of sustainability and use.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Link

Context Europe is facing the now more than pressing challenge to triple the current renovation rate in order to meet its climate and energy goals, mitigate climate change and get on track to limit global temperature increase to 1,5°C as agreed in the Paris Agreement in 2015.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Link

Overall concept The SCORES concept (Figure below) is based on a hybrid system combining effectively and efficiently solutions that harvest electricity and heat from the sun, store electricity, convert electricity into heat, store heat, and manage the energy flows in the building. The following ideas and assumptions are the starting point for the development of this highly inter-disciplinary overall concept:
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Link

Historic buildings can be considered the symbol of European cities, towns and villages; entire districts are a unique proof of the European cultural heritage. Currently, about 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old and almost 75% of the building stock is energy inefficient.
Post date: 4 Oct 2019
Type: News

The annual rate of home and commercial building renovation is well under the 3% required to achieve European climate and energy goals.  There is a need to accelerate investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to boost cost-effective building renovation benefiting all Europeans.  
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
Type: News

GrowSmarter: transforming cities for a smart, sustainable Europe In a rapidly urbanising world cities need to become smarter to respond to citizen needs and to reduce their environmental footprint. GrowSmarter brings together cities and industry to integrate and demonstrate ‘12 smart city solutions’ in energy, infrastructure and transport, to provide other cities with valuable insights on how they work in practice and opportunities for replication.  
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
Type: Link