by Vasileios Ntouros (NKUA)
Urban Heat Island (UHI) is known to have significant impacts on the environment, giving rise to ambient temperatures in and around rural areas. At the same time, climate change issues are intensifying the UHI effects. To alleviate the UHI consequences and break this vicious circle, the European Union is financially supporting projects and actions which demonstrate and apply relevant mitigation techniques, as shown in this Overview Article.
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
by Konstantina Vasilakopoulou (NKUA) and Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
EUR 24023 EN – Innovative technologies for buildings – EU-funded research to transform the construction sector
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Are you looking for detailed information on the upcoming 2018-2020 Work Program?
Would you like to be part of a consortium working on a proposal to get Horizon 2020 funding but do not have a project idea?
The ERRIN Horizon 2020 Project Development Week is an opportunity you cannot miss!
Post date: 24 Oct 2017
Transition strategies for delivering low carbon district heat
HeatNet will address the challenge of reducing CO₂ emissions in North West Europe (NWE) by creating an integrated transnational NWE approach to the supply of renewable and low carbon heat (incl. waste heat) to residential and commercial buildings, developed and tested in 6 local district heating and cooling networks (DHC) in UK, Ireland, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.
Post date: 11 Aug 2017
The overall objective of the EVERSELVES project is to promote new policies, or improvement of existing policies, to support the integration of renewable energy sources (RES) in buildings for self-consumption funded by Structural Funds and other EC tools.
Post date: 1 Aug 2017
“Compact REtrofit Advanced Thermal Energy storage - An economically affordable, compact and loss-free heat battery for existing buildings.
Post date: 28 Jul 2017
“Development of innovative lightweight and highly insulating energy efficient components and associated enabling materials for cost-effective retrofitting and new construction of curtain wall facades.”
Post date: 21 Apr 2017
The main objective of the PERFORMER project is to develop, install and finally assess energy and environmental benefits of an innovative integrated concept for the monitoring and evaluation of building energy performance, towards the energy performance guarantee.
Post date: 26 Jan 2017
The FISSAC project involves stakeholders at all levels of the construction and demolition value chain to develop a methodology and software platform, to facilitate information exchange, that can support industrial symbiosis networks and replicate pilot schemes at local and regional levels.
The model will be based on three sustainability pillars:
Post date: 13 Jan 2017