RES - Renewable Energy Sources

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Smart and flexible 100% renewable district heating and cooling systems for European cities     SmartReFlex, an Intelligence Energy Europe (IEE) project, aimed to inspire the development of sustainable district heating and cooling solutions for the future by setting up an exchange of ideas, expertise and experience.   The project actions have aimed at increasing the diffusion of smart and flexible district heating and cooling systems including high shares of renewable energy sources (high-RES DHC) in European towns and cities.
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Setting up Qualification and Continuing Education and Training Scheme for Middle and Senior Level Professionals on Energy Efficiency and Use of Renewable Energy Sources in Buildings    
Post date: 11 Aug 2017
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Zagreb - Energy Efficient city (ZagEE) is a 4 years project (2013-2017) developed under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme with the overall aim to implement energy efficiency measures and renewable energy sources in buildings owned by the local public authority (City of Zagreb).    More specifically, the the project aims to:  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The energy transition – a great piece of work Innovation Through Research Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency: Projects and Results of Research Funding in 2015  
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

Die Energiewende – ein gutes Stück Arbeit Innovation durch Forschung Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz: Projekte und Ergebnisse der Forschungsförderung 2016  
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

The renovation project "Paint it Green" was undertaken by the owner company CoRI - Coating Research Institute after identifying two important concepts: the need for more space as well as the modernization of the company image. Focusing on these issues, the objective established was to create a building designed in an intelligent and thoughtful way combined with the aspects of being high-tech and durable.  
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
Type: Case

Energy efficient and Cost competitive retrofitting solutions for Shopping buildings     The EcoShopping project aims to build a holistic retrofitting solution for commercial buildings to reduce primary energy consumption down to less than 80kWh/m2 per year and increase the share of RES (Renewable Energy Sources) more than 50% compared to the state of the art.   The approach will be systemic by developing:  
Post date: 1 Aug 2017
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The Horizon 2020 funded DREEAM project (Demonstrating an integrated Renovation approach for Energy Efficiency At the Multi-building scale) aims to show that renovating at a larger scale opens the opportunity for a better integration of renewable energy and is generally more cost effective. The project demonstrates a multi-building and single owner renovation approach that can achieve a 75% reduction of total energy demand.  
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
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This is the fifth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include:  
Post date: 6 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 67: Energy Flexible Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.   The objectives of the project are to:  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Link