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Making co-owned buildings energy efficient: a EU lab in Rome

24 Oct 2018 - Italy may be emblematic in the energy rehabilitation of buildings because of its red tape and ever-changing tax incentivesSome 15.4 % of the EU population reported that they live in dwellings with a leaking roof, damp walls, floors or foundations, rot in the window frames or the floor. And some 8.7 % are unable to keep their home warm enough. This data comes from the last Eurostat survey.However, boosting energy efficiency interventions is particularly difficult because of the ... read more

World Cities Day 2018 Webinar

17 Oct 2018 - In the framework of the World Cities Day 2018, BuildHeat in collaboration with other 3 EU-funded like-minded projects (ABRACADABRA, P2ENDURE and HEART projects) invites you to discover innovative approaches, lessons learnt and results achieved in the retrofitting of multifamily houses at EU level.Learn about innovative energy efficiency measures but also financing mechanisms leveraging public and private investment to ensure future market uptake of the solutions.Join our ... read more

Third BuildHeat Newsletter – August 2018

21 Aug 2018 - The project is on its way to terminate its third year of execution. This period marked several technical achievements related to the integration of the heating and cooling solutions we developed to increase energy performance of multi-family houses, reduce their energy consumption and improve the citizens’ wellbeing.The solution integrating an innovative water storage tank with a decentralised mechanical ventilation unit has been tailored to fit to the design specifications of our ... read more

In the Spotlight: Rigenera

19 Jul 2018 - Please, introduce yourself, the demo case and explain why you decided to be part of the BuildHeat project. My name is Stefano Rocchi and, as president of RIGENERA, I coordinate the demonstration area in Rome. Being part of the BUILDHEAT project means collaborating to create a model for the city of the future: a highly replicable system for the deep and sustainable regeneration of existing buildings.Why that demo site has been chosen? There are 2 main reasons: the interest shown by ... read more

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
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