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The European Investment Bank (EIB) and El Corte Inglés have signed a financing agreement to implement energy efficiency measures and a digital transformation by 2024 for the well-known Spanish supermarket. In particular, the supermarket´s energy efficiency plan includes improved refrigeration, lighting and air-conditioning, and better consumption management.
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

The 17th century farm house Ritterhof has been renovated by architect Michael Felkner and it is now home if his office, family´s flat, grocery shop and granny flat.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Case

A total of €4.11 million from the Modernisation Fund are going to support 61 projects in 8 Member States. These projects aim to modernise energy systems, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

The ENI CBC Med BEEP project has just finished and one of its main outcome is the development of guidelines for the energy renovation and environmental improvement of public historic buildings through the use of Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM) and a simulation-based approach.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

Electrically-driven heat pumps represent a solution to dramatically improve the efficiency of energy use for space and water heating.
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

A small family-owned company near Vicenza (Italy) have produced roofing tiles which hide a very unique particular: they contain solar photovoltaic cells. The tiles are made to look intentionally like traditional terra-cotta and could be easily installed in heritage cities like Vicenza.   
Post date: 25 Jan 2023
Type: News

Last year, as part of the peer learning activities organised by the Covenant of Mayors, a delegation from Botoșani (Romania) visited the City of León (Spain) to discuss good practices and promoting energy efficiency in public buildings, renewable energy, lighting and sustainable mobility.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

The Ministry of Bulgaria is planning to launch a EUR 30.5 million grant for replacing inefficient heating system into photovoltaics panels and solar collectors. In particular, households that will install rooftop solar power systems will be reimbursed for 70% of the investment.   The call, which should be launched by the end of the year, will be for all sectors except for agriculture, fisheries and forestry and electricy production.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

Professor Zhibin Yu from University of Glasgow has found a solution to recover the waste heat of heat pumps and divert it to resolve the frosting problem, improving the heat pump´s overall performance. The main point is that heat pumps, instead of just genereting heat, they can also capture it and spread it all over the house.  
Post date: 18 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

The city of Poznań in Poland has been involved in different projects to tackle air pollution and decarbonise heating. For example, through the partnership with Veolia which was aimed at designing an energy transition and clean air strategy, the have facilitated the connection to district heating networks and transformed the network by shortening the connection period.  
Post date: 17 Jan 2023
Type: Case