R2CITIES project innovation for the benefit of local citizens.
Citizens are the main users of the innovative retrofitting actions implemented locally at R2CITIES demo sites.
Enjoy the story of Genoa's citizens! Video available here: http://r2cities.eu/News_And_Events/News/Genoa---Lavatrici-District-Storytelling.kl
Post date: 10 Nov 2016
The first Passive House certified renovation in Greece
Post date: 11 Oct 2016
La Escuela del Futuro, la Información de la Herramienta fue creada en el 7PM de la UE proyecto de la Escuela del Futuro (ENER/7PM/260102,) y se terminó en enero de 2016.
Post date: 10 Jun 2016
Low Energy Apartment Futures (LEAF) was a three year project that looked to improve the energy efficiency of multi-occupancy apartment blocks by overcoming the barriers experienced during the retrofit process. The project ran from March 2013 to March 2016 and was funded by the EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme and local organisations in each country.
Post date: 30 Mar 2016
Low Energy Apartment Futures (LEAF) was a three year project that looked to improve the energy efficiency of multi-occupancy apartment blocks by overcoming the barriers experienced during the retrofit process. Retrofit of this type of building is essential to meet climate change targets and reduce fuel poverty as approximately 43% of Europeans live in flats. However, this type of building is notoriously difficult to retrofit due to short-comings of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the challenges of engaging multiple owners.
Post date: 30 Mar 2016
This brochure showcases the winners of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards (BPA) 2016 winners. The full list of winners include:
Post date: 29 Feb 2016
The workshop: "La rénovation des bâtiments, moteur du modèle énergétique français
" took place 6 November, 2014 in Paris, France. The results are now available in the seventh issue of the French Energy-Building Foundation (Fondation Bâtiment-Energie) newsletter of February 2015.The event focused on the energy renovation of commercial buildings and underlined the need to establish an energy renovation plan to increase the value of real estate. A round table discussion and the reporting of three successful renovation case studies tried to answer to the following questions:
Post date: 17 Feb 2015
The FP7-project 3ENCULT bridges the gap between conservation and climate protection, which is not a contradiction at all: historic buildings will only survive if maintained as living space – and energy-efficient retrofit can improve structural protection and “comfort” both for users and heritage collections. Reducing the energy demand by Factor 4 to 10 is feasible, if a multidisciplinary approach guarantees high-quality energy-efficiency-solutions, targeted and adapted to the specific case.
Post date: 4 Feb 2014
Three publications will be finalised by end of 2013 and beginning of 2014 showcasing findings from the analysis of the 22 EU projects that have been running in the frame of the CONCERTO initiative (FP6, FP7) of the EU. The meta-project CONCERTO Premium will publish the outcomes of the last three years of their work:
Post date: 20 Nov 2013
This is one of the SUSTAINCO project's case studies. Garwnant Visitor Centre in Wales is a publicly owned site originally consisting of a single stone building. The aim of this development was to add a new building and re-develop the old one, making best use of its natural surroundings and resources including materials, light and energy.
Post date: 10 Oct 2013