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BuildHeat entering in its demonstration phase

26 Mar 2018 - BuildHeat is quickly leaving its research phase by moving towards the validation and the demonstration phase of the solution packages developed for the three project demo sites.This step was marked in Madrid at the end of February 2018. The innovation partners of the project gathered for a two days’ progress meeting at Acciona premises where they had series of plenary discussions and reporting sessions regarding its project achievements.Progress reports on the BuildHeat demo ... read more

Discover BuildHeat

15 Dec 2017 - BuildHeat develops innovative heating and cooling solutions for multifamily houses in Rome, Zaragoza and Salford, helping creating more energy efficient and comfortable places to live. Watch the video![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dkGgUHinUw[/embed]

Challenging energy renovation of buildings

30 Oct 2017 - To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome, discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaperEnergy consumption in the construction sector is a key issue in the fight against climate change. It is often approached when planning new buildings, but there is little tendency to renovate the existing stock.“According to the 2012/27/UE Directive on energy ... read more

BuildHeat Expert Workshop

29 Sep 2017 - Tecnologie e meccanismi finanziari innovativi per la rigenerazione del patrimonio edilizio residenziale28 settembre 2017 - 8:45 - 13:00 Via Giuseppe Antonio Guattani 9, Roma. Sala Basevi - Legacoop AbitantiIl progetto: Il consumo per il riscaldamento nel settore residenziale in Europa si aggira attorno a 2300 TWh/y e il consumo per l’acqua calda intorno a 500 TWh/y, mentre quello per il raffrescamento non supera i 100 TWh/y. Tali contributi fanno sì che il ... read more

Green living: encouraging investors to go retro

20 Apr 2017 - Making our homes greener and more energy efficient is crucial if Europe is to realise its environmental targets and ambitions. But securing financial fuel to retrofit existing properties is tough, with investors often wanting to inject their cash into projects that deliver relatively quick returnsJust because your home was built in the 1950s or 60s doesn’t mean it can’t be green. Retrofitting – the process of modernising properties using the latest technologies – can save ... read more
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