"What to know is that specially with the high upfront costs it's probably neccesary to implement funding schemes in Europe to push this kind of new technology". Uli Jakob - Honorary Professor at HFT Stuttgard and Managing Director of JER.
EXPERT TALKS series is an initiative from the BUILD UP portal. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives share their views, experience and expertise with BUILD UP audience. The interviews address relevant topics linked to the Topic of the Month.
This month we will be discussing about "Renewable Heating Solutions for Buildings" with Uli Jakob, Honorary Professor at HFT Stuttgard and Managing Director of JER.
During the interview, Jakob answers questions about the EU's response to the lack of energy supplies, the challenges that the industry must overcome to use solar energy systems as one response or how are solar HVAC systems helping save energy and reduce emissions.
Uli Jakob is an expert in the fields of building technology and renewable energies, solar heating and cooling and integrative planning. Since 2009 he is the Managing Director of Dr. Jakob energy research GmbH & Co. KG and General Manager of SOLEM Consulting. Since 2012, Jakob is General Manager of Green Chiller Association for Sorption Cooling e.V., Berlin and since 2020 he is Honorary Professor at Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart.