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Energy poverty is getting more and more poignant around Europe. According to the latest pan-European report by the EU Energy Poverty Observatory, 37.4M people were unable to keep warm in 2018, 33.8M had arrears on their utility bills, and 19% of households reported being uncomfortably hot during summer.  
Post date: 22 jun 2021
Type: Link

Transforming our energy systems and increasing the share of renewable energy requires, amongst other things, an increasing engagement of citizens. People will play a key role in the management of energy flows, combining their traditional role as consumers with active participation in the production process, thereby becoming prosumers.  
Post date: 21 jun 2021
Type: Nieuws

For EU to become climate-neutral by 2050, buildings need to transform from passive isolated elements to energy-efficient and smart-grid ready buildings, able to act as active nodes well integrated to the energy grids and other infrastructures, while answering occupants needs.  
Post date: 17 jun 2021
Type: Nieuws

iBECOME project started in June 2020 and will run until November 2023 for a total of 42 months. The first year of the project has just ended and a lot of work has been performed in this period from all the project partners. More specifically the highlights of our first year are listed below.   IEQ Virtual Sensors  
Post date: 16 jun 2021
Type: Nieuws

REGENERATE galvanizes clean energy transition on the three Balearic Islands: Palma, Ibiza and Menorca by triggering an investment of €44M in eco-sustainable renovation of 3,000+ homes in 4 years.  
Post date: 11 jun 2021
Type: Link

eTEACHER is the app that teaches a different way to save energy, in your everyday places. It’s designed and developed 100% on users’ feedback to provide all functionalities you want in one single app.  
Post date: 11 jun 2021
Type: Tool

European researchers have developed a user-friendly smart app to help people improve their energy-saving behaviours. Energy demand is growing across many countries in the world as populations increase and people get richer. In fact, global energy consumption has risen nearly every year for more than half a century.  
Post date: 10 jun 2021
Type: Nieuws

One of the daily challenges of life is, "How do I get people – including myself – to do what I want?". It’s something the app industry has tried to tackle, and it was also one of the questions at the core of eTEACHER. Interview with the Project Coordinator: Dr. Gloria Calleja-Rodríguez from CEMOSA.  
Post date: 10 jun 2021
Type: Nieuws

The overall objective of the project is setting up the Roundtables to implement smart finance for smart buildings initiative (SF4SB) in Slovakia and the Czechia, working out with stakeholders roadmaps and action plans aimed at developing the three pillars that underpin the initiative and launch implementation of the roadmaps with implementing short-term measures agreed in the roadmaps and the action plans before end of the project.  
Post date: 10 jun 2021
Type: Link

State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main challenges it is faced with, such as labour shortage, competitiveness, resource and energy efficiency, and productivity. In fact, the digitalisation of the construction sector is particularly important in times when the construction sector faces labour shortages and a profitability margin squeeze.
Post date: 8 jun 2021
Type: Publication