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Scaling up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings in Europe through on bill schemes: the H2020 project RenOnBill officially kicks off

In order to achieve the European Commission’s long-term energy vision for 2050, yearly energy investments in the EU need to almost double  and of these, energy efficiency improvements in residential buildings represent more than half. Deep retrofits...

4th STUNNING Webinar - Project conclusion / Promoting energy-efficient building renovation

The annual rate of home and commercial building renovation is well under the 3% required to achieve European climate and energy goals.  There is a need to accelerate investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to boost cost-...

Roger Léron Award 2019: the jury has made its call

The jury made its call, and the 3 finalists of the Roger Léron Award 2019 are finally known: congratulations to  Maria Heras Celemín (ES), Søren Hermansen (DK) and Josep Puig i Boix (ES). The final result will be disclosed during...

Five things you need to know about: decarbonising Europe

We spoke to some experts in the field to find out what needs to happen for Europe to become carbon neutral.   1. It will affect everyone from individuals to industry. According to Dr Kirsten Dunlop, chief executive of the...

Eurobarometer survey confirms public support for energy policy objectives

Nine out of 10 Europeans agree that the EU’s energy policy priorities should be to ensure secure, clean, and affordable energy for all Europeans – the main pillars of the EU’s energy union - according to a new Eurobarometer survey...

Making sense of monitoring data: Hands on demo on the sesible building data handler

In the 4RinEU project, technologies constitute one of the three pillars of the project. In particular, the Sensible Building Data Handler constitutes a technology aimed at gathering, organising and preparing for analysis the large amount...

Scaling up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings in Europe through on bill schemes: the H2020 project RenOnBill officially kicks off

In order to achieve the European Commission’s long-term energy vision for 2050, yearly energy investments in the EU need to almost double  and of these, energy efficiency improvements in residential buildings represent more than half. Deep...

The district heating network of Heerlen: from flooded coal mines to circular district heating

Now that the gas tap is turned off, new innovative energy sources are needed to heat our homes, offices and other buildings. One of these new energy sources is the circular district heating network of Mijnwater B.V in Netherlands.   What...

How heat grids achieve more CO2 reduction

In order to reach the climate goals in 2050, we must increase the sustainability of almost seven million dwellings and one million buildings in the Netherlands. District heating should be an important part of the solution.   The Planbureau...

EnDurCrete project: new video

The EnDurCrete project is a newly launched research project supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation (Call H2020-NMBP-2017-two-stage, Project No. 760639) which started in January...