The overarching aim of SMART-UP project was to understand the impact that tailored energy advice can have on the active use of a smart meter and in‐home display to manage energy consumption in vulnerable households. It did so by developing a training program for installers, social workers and other frontline workers in contact with vulnerable consumers that would enable them to inform their service users about the benefits of smart metering and to advise them on how to get the most out of their smart meter and IHD.
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
The REMOURBAN project, in cooperation with the Action Cluster on Integrated Planning from the European Innovation Partnership on SCC and the Smart Cities Information System organised its first Study Tour in the lighthouse city of Nottingham, hosted by the Nottingham Trent University.
Post date: 28 Apr 2017
Effective development and implementation of building energy codes requires the involvement of stakeholders from various sectors (government, private sector, utilities, research institutions and industry associations) who can offer feedback resulting in more feasible code provisions.
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Between 17 and 20 October, the northern lights were burning, albeit sustainably, in Stockholm as the Building Sustainability conference rolled out a series of in-depth sessions and key note speeches.
Post date: 10 Nov 2016
Peripheral areas often face poverty, crime, waste, pollution and decay. A new trend, however, considers suburbs the best places to develop green initiatives and energy efficiency interventions. Now a social housing building in Zaragoza, Spain, is piloting the regeneration of a suburb
Peripheral neighbourhoods are often spaces of poverty, unemployment and urban decay. But now many peripheral areas are becoming laboratories of innovation, hosting initiatives for a sustainable future.
Post date: 1 Sep 2016
Interview with Mr. Péter Pfliegler, deputy mayor of Miskolc, Hungary
Post date: 11 Apr 2016
Sneinton district of Nottingham, England, showing the way for a sustainable energy future in Europe
REMOURBAN lighthouse city Nottingham is showing how sustainability can be integrated into the regeneration of our towns and cities. Their local expertise and complementary actions from a range of European partners and cities, is at heart of the project’s work to develop a model of smart urban transformation.
Post date: 8 Mar 2016
40,000 citizens in more than 80 EU cities speak about quality of life
A major ‘flash barometer’ survey conducted by the European Union every three years has given an essential insight into our perception of quality of life day-to-day. Importantly for REMOURBAN cities and stakeholders, issues like air and noise pollution and climate change also complement satisfaction with infrastructure and facilities.
Post date: 26 Feb 2016
Post date: 16 Nov 2015