Heat Pumps in buildings

100% Renewable Energy Districts: 2050 Vision

The energy and carbon footprint of urban areas will increase with urbanisation and the growing economic activity of urban citizens.   The decarbonisation of cities and city districts presents an imperative and an obvious area of priority.  ...

Opportunities for heating and cooling - Study

Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular the large-scale rollout of smart devices and sensors, and the use of big data collection and analysis. In the context of meeting the energy savings...

Low-carbon heating and cooling strategies for Europe

Low-carbon heating and cooling strategies for Europe - Final Publishable Report of the EU-funded project STRATEGO April 2014 - November 2016   This report, released in the framework of the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE...

REHVA Journal Issue 6/December 2016

The REHVA Journal December 2016 issue on EPB Standards Published for Formal Vote & Energy Efficient Renovations is now available online on http://www.rehva.eu/   EDITORIAL   05 Commission sets up EU’s next energy efficiency battle...

Efektywne ogrzewanie & chłodzenia budynków mieszkalnych

W Bina Themeninfo drugi/2016 "efektywne ogrzewanie & chłodzenia budynki", wyjaśnia, jak wykorzystać energię otoczenia dla chłodzenia lub w połączeniu z pompami ciepła do ogrzewania budynków mieszkalnych za pomocą termo-aktywnych...

EU on-the-ground support for the 2016 Heating and Cooling strategy

Overview of support activities and projects of the European Union on energy efficiency and renewable energy in the heating & cooling sector​   Horizon 2020, Framework Programme 7 and Intelligent Energy...

Strategic Policy Priorities for Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe

This paper, released by the FROnT project, focuses on strategic policy recommendations to support the deployment of renewable heating and cooling technologies (RES-HC). The document identifies the main barriers to RES-HC deployment which...

Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2016 - IEA

Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2021     The rapid spread of renewable energy is a bright spot in the global energy transition towards a low carbon economy. Despite lower fossil fuel prices, renewable power expanded at...

Heat Pumps in Smart Grids - in the Kick-Off Issue of the HPT Magazine

Welcome to the new Heat Pumping Technologies Magazine – or in short: the HPT Magazine! The Magazine is a development of the former HPC Newsletter, updated with a new layout, more focus on the projects within the HPT, the...

BINE-Projektinfo 09/2016 "Assessing solar houses in energy and economic terms"

Solar houses have a primary energy demand of maximum 15 kWh/m²a for heating and auxiliary. A thermal solar plant covers typically between 60 and 70 percent of the heat demand. The remainder is usually generated by a biomass boiler. The low...