Heat Pumps in buildings

Finnish official: ‘Heating is far from being just a local issue’

Achieving climate neutrality by 2050 requires decarbonising the whole economy, including the energy-hungry heating sector, says Finland’s Riku Huttunen. And that will involve cooperation at all levels of government, including local and EU...

One week to submit your abstract for CLIMA2019!

CLIMA 2019 deadline is approaching: one more week to go! The deadline to submit you abstract  for CLIMA 2019 Congress is 1 September 2018. Check out for more information on abstract and paper submissions and...

Finnish official: ‘Heating is far from being just a local issue’

Achieving climate neutrality by 2050 requires decarbonising the whole economy, including the energy-hungry heating sector, says Finland’s Riku Huttunen. And that will involve cooperation at all levels of government, including local and EU...

One week to submit your abstract for CLIMA2019!

CLIMA 2019 deadline is approaching: one more week to go! The deadline to submit you abstract  for CLIMA 2019 Congress is 1 September 2018. Check out for more information on abstract and paper submissions...

Horizon 2020 Work Program 2018-2020: Prvi pozivi na sigurnu, čistu i učinkovitu energiju sada su otvoreni

Europska komisija predstavila je 27. listopada 2017. konačni program rada za Horizon 2020 , koji obuhvaća proračunske godine 2018., 2019. i 2020. godine i predstavlja ulaganje od oko 30 milijardi eura. Nove značajke ovog Programa...

Komisija poziva Španjolsku na ispravno provođenje EU pravila o Direktivi o energetskoj učinkovitosti

U četvrtak, 4. listopada 2017. godine, u kontekstu paketa s listopadom prekršaja u listopadu, Europska komisija objavila je da šalju pismo službene obavijesti kojom se zahtijeva od Španjolske da osigura pravilnu provedbu zakonodavstva EU...

Pilot project tests the use of mobile heat containers for supplying communal buildings

How to use excess heat from the electricity generation of remote biogas power stations? Can the excess heat contribute to the climate protection? The German Ministry of the Environment is supporting a pilot project in the rural district...

OVERVIEW | Energy certification of HVAC products

  By François Durier (CETIAT, France)     Certified characteristics of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) appliances are useful for product selection and users’ information needs. They also contribute to a...

Stuttgart's zoo plans geothermal heating system for its elephant house

The City of Stuttgart plans to implement a geothermal system into a new tunnel (Rosensteintunnel) in the vicinity of the city’s zoo “Wilhelma”. The geothermal heat and the waste heat of the traffic shall be used to heat one of the new...

Norway to become the first country to ban the use of oil for heating buildings by 2020

Reuters, 15 June 2017       Oil producer Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings from 2020 as it tries to rein in domestic emissions of greenhouse gases, the government said on Thursday.   The ban...