Heat Pumps in buildings

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Mercado del Val – Spain

Mercado del Val is an iron market located within the old town of Valladolid. Its construction was completed in 1882. The rectangular floor plan is 120 meters long times 19 meters wide, with chamfered corners. It had stones for foundations...

Cool Coalition

Mission The Cool Coalition is a global multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors from government, cities, international organizations, businesses, finance, academia, and civil society groups to facilitate knowledge...

Eisbärhaus units A & B- Germany

Built in 2019, the Eisbärhaus was designed as a passive building comprising two units. Building materials were selected according to guidelines provided by the Austrian environmental association Umweltverband Vorarlberger Gemeindehaus. All...

Heating & cooling planning made easier - HOTMAPS training

Do you work for a public authority responsible for heating&cooling? Are you a planner/consultant? Hotmaps free training is for you!


The Hotmaps project   The EU-funded project Hotmaps aims at designing a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and urban planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national...

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...

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...

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...

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...