At the end of May the consortium came together in Lund, Sweden, to catch up on the latest developments, align on the status of the project and pinpoint future actions.
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
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 Jun 2018
Smart Cities aims to popularize modern technologies and practices that can turn our cities into more eco-friendly and effective systems. It is a meeting point for solution providers and consumers. The parallel conference offers a chance to obtain information on current trends, legislation and perspectives. Among the event participants are companies offering solutions for passive houses, public transport innovations, energy efficient lighting, software for smart buildings and industry, etc.
Post date: 11 Jun 2018
URBAN GreenUP consortium partners gathered together from the 16th to the 18th of January 2018 in Izmir for its 2nd Periodic Meeting, an occasion to share knowledge and progress on the implementation of urban renaturing plans in the front-runner cities and open the way to the replication process in the follower cities
Post date: 23 Feb 2018
CITyFiED City members and consortium experts discovered energy efficiency’s ‘best kept secret’ Ludwigshafen and neighbouring Mannheim 30 November – 1 December 2017
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
The “washing machines” district smartens up to halve energy consumption
A peripheral district in Genoa, Italy, has become a smart city lab. The project has improved apartment conditions, reduced waste and lowered the energy bill, all with the help of building occupants.
Post date: 13 Dec 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 Dec 2017
In the context of the European Bioeconomy Congress 2017, which took place on 20-21 November in Lodz, Poland, a Letter of Intent was signed between the Polish Regions Lubelskie, Lodzkie, Małopolskie, Opolskie, Pomorskie, Świętokrzyskie and the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) in order to develop energetically positive, sustainable and citizens-friendly cities.
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
The focal points of the largest urban development project in Europe are the topics public space and microclimate as well as cross-building energy supply. Landmark projects will be implemented in the areas residential buildings, office/industry buildings and mobility.
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
The development concept for the new quarter in Vienna (a former airfield) demands a great deal of sustainability: overall energy strategy, sustainability criteria as financial incentives for applicants for building permits and construction of sustainable and energy efficient buildings.
Post date: 13 Nov 2017