Heat Pumps in buildings

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Aktiv-Stadthaus social housing in Speicherstraße - Germany

The Aktiv-Stadthaus in Frankfurt am Main is the first large apartment building in a city to be built according to the Efficiency House Plus standard. The first residents moved in during the summer of 2015. The aim of its innovative energy...
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2050 vision for 100% renewable heating & cooling in Europe

This vision is intended to provide a clear path for 100% renewable energy (RE) heating and cooling (H&C) sectors in Europe by 2050. It highlights the principles, the drivers, and the challenges of the transition to RE and helps readers...
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Hybrid-BioVGE project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 818012

Hybrid Variable Geometry Ejector Cooling and Heating System for Buildings Driven by Solar and Biomass Heat The Hybrid – BioVGE project is proposed with the primary objective to develop, design and demonstrate a highly integrated...
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IDEAS project

This project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 815271 

Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced Climatically Tunable Renewable Energy Systems The IDEAS project is creating an innovative building-integrated renewable energy system. As a result of IDEAS, it will...
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Restaurant KOH – Barcelona, Spain

In the center of the "Poblenou" neighborhood of Barcelona, the "Koh" restaurant has been renovated, following the EnerPhit / Passivhaus protocol. "Koh" means "island" in Thai, and thus reflects the idea of ​​the owner, of creating a...
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GEOFIT project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 792210

Deployment of novel GEOthermal systems, technologies and tools for energy efficient building retroFITting As retrofitting is a complex and global process where decisions cannot be taken in isolation, there is an obvious need to devise an...
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Heat pumps in Arnhem, the Netherlands

The European Commission aims to analyse the competitiveness of the European heating and cooling industry. Four case studies of successful and competitive deployment of heating and cooling solutions at a city level from selected...
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Vista Office Building

VISTA is located in the Luciline-Rives de Seine eco-district, the only French project on the prestigious European label Future Cities dedicated to urban planning programs designed to better prevent and combat the effects of climate change...