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Quarter party at Colli Aniene in Rome – Demo Case of BUILDHEAT project

16 Jun 2016 - The recurring quarter party at Colli Aniene in Rome (BuildHeat Italian Demo Case) has been the occasion for RI.GE.N.E.R.A. to introduce the BuildHeat project to citizens."Future Living" is the theme proposed by RI.GE.N.E.R.A. to involve citizens and residents and to raise awareness on sustainability and energy efficiency issues. Residents of the building demo case were invited to apply to become "energy conservation ambassadors".

First BuildHeat newsletter – May 2016

30 May 2016 - Through the retrofit of multifamily houses with the best available technologies, BuildHeat favours residential wellbeing bringing high-energy performance, comfort and healthiness.Making construction more efficient is key to maintain European’s competitiveness, as well as globally benefitting the environment in which we live. Our ambition is to provide models and methodologies to decrease energy and resources consumption, but also to provide a change in the energy consumption ... read more

In the spotlight: MIG

13 May 2016 - Please, introduce yourself, your technology and explain why you decided to be part of the BuildHeat project.My name is Wolfgang Bonder, from company MIG in Germany. MIG stands for “Material Innovative Gesellschaft”. I am a concrete engineer by trade with a background of designing construction chemicals for various concrete applications.I funded the company in 2001 together with my partner Burkhard Brandt who is a chemical engineer and an Electronic engineer with experience ... read more

In the spotlight: Zaragoza Vivienda

13 May 2016 - Please, introduce yourself, the demo case and explain why you decided to be part of the BuildHeat project.I’m PalomaBozman Lopez. I work in the Municipal Company of Housing in Zaragoza in the Refurbishment and Innovative Projects Area, specifically in European Projects related to improving quality of live trough actions related with homes.We work on several actions: improving insulation, introducing renewal energy, training in using their energy efficient devices and habits. ... read more

Solar storage tiles and paint: how to make old homes more energy efficient (in Australia)

29 Mar 2016 - Did you know more people die from the cold in Australia than they do in Sweden? According to a study published in The Lancet medical journal in 2015, around 6% of deaths in Australia are attributable to exposure to moderate cold (under 18C in Australia) compared to 4% in Sweden.Part of the problem is the state of our homes, says Dr Adrian Barnett from Queensland University of Technology. According to Barnett: “Temperatures inside a flimsy wooden Queenslander in winter are often ... read more
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