Given that the building industry is responsible for 40% of EU’s energy consumption and 36% of green-house gas emissions, the European Union through the European Green Deal and targeted actions such as the “Renovation Wave”, aims to double the rate of annual energy renovations in the next decade in order to reach the objective of reducing its emission to ne
Post date: 19 Jan 2023
The session started with an introduction to the event by Dan Stefanica, from EHPA, followed by a keynote speech by Luca Angelino, Project Adviser at CINEA, who enhanced the European strategies (EU Green Deal, Renovation Wave...) to overcome the "multiple chrisis" that are being suffered from Europe nowadays.
Post date: 18 Jan 2023
Moderated by Jasper Vermaut, Policy & Project Officer at REHVA, the webinar allowed the project to present its main results, as it is coming to an end soon (February 2023). Three heat pump systems have been tested within the project: two solar-ice slurry systems based on natural refrigerants with intermediate storage, and a dual/source sink system using a reversible propane heat pump to provide both
Post date: 12 Jan 2023
The webinar will present two projects that explore technological solutions for heating/cooling coupled with renewables (SunHorizon and HAPPENING) and two projects that explore aspects of energy/thermal energy storage (
Post date: 11 Jan 2023
For the energy transition to succeed, heating & cooling in buildings need efficient, clean and affordable systems. With this in mind, the TRI-HP project has developed trigeneration systems that provide heating, cooling & electricity that:
Post date: 16 Dec 2022
Moderated by Aranzazu Galán González, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP Editorial Board Member, the webinar consisted of 3 presentations sections, including material and outcomes from the H2020 Plug-n-Harvest project which has recently ended (November 2022).
Post date: 15 Dec 2022
In modern architecture, large-area glazing is a continuing trend because of its appearance and design variety. Large southwards-oriented windows help to reduce the energy demand for heating in winter.
Post date: 28 Nov 2022
The webinar will consist of 3 presentations sections, including material and outcomes from the H2020 Plug-n-Harvest project which has recently ended (November 2022).
Post date: 25 Nov 2022
The session was presented by Aranzazu Galán González, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP Editorial Board Member, and moderated by Helena O'Rourke-Potocki, from ICLEI.
The session presented the work developed so far on the design of the circular skills framework and the next steps for validation and implementation.
Post date: 23 Nov 2022
Reducing energy demand is the sustainable answer to protect citizens against rising energy prices. To deliver on massive energy renovation programmes required to secure such energy-saving gains we need a much greater focus on workforce upskilling.
Post date: 17 Nov 2022