Sweden

Robust Internal Thermal Insulation of Historic Buildings     RIBuild is a Horizon 2020 research project that develops guidelines on how to install internal thermal insulation in historic buildings while maintaining their architectural and cultural heritage.   The project's purpose is to reduce energy consumption in historic buildings in order to meet the EU 2020 climate and energy targets.     Significant potential for energy savings in historic buildings  
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: Link

 Integrative energy planning of urban areas: Collective learning for improved governance     URBAN LEARNING is a Horizon 2020 project that gathers cities to exchange and work on improving governance structures for integrative urban energy planning. The project aims to mainstream and institutionalise integrative urban energy planning within city administrations and is designed as project from cities for cities. The focus is on the governance processes related to the (re-) development of urban sites.  
Post date: 25 Jul 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded DREEAM project (Demonstrating an integrated Renovation approach for Energy Efficiency At the Multi-building scale) aims to show that renovating at a larger scale opens the opportunity for a better integration of renewable energy and is generally more cost effective. The project demonstrates a multi-building and single owner renovation approach that can achieve a 75% reduction of total energy demand.  
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
Type: Link

iBROAD, the new Horizon 2020 project aiming to explore, design, develop and demonstrate the concept of individual Building Renovation ROADmaps, kicked off  on 3-4 July 2017 in Athens, Greece.   These building renovation roadmaps will serve as a tool outlining deep step-by-step renovation plans with customised recommendations for individual buildings (iBROAD-Plan), combined with a repository of building-related information (logbook, iBROAD- Log).  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: News

by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: News

  Overview of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) compliance, and quality issues on the ground – Summary of all collected data       In this report, QUALICHeCK gives an overview of the building energy performance related quality and compliance situation in 9 focus countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Romania, Spain and Sweden.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

Kommuninvest is a Swedish municipal cooperation set up in 1986 to provide cost-efficient and sustainable financing for local government investments in housing, infrastructure, schools, hospitals etc. The cooperation comprises 277 municipalities and 11 county councils/regions out of Sweden’s 310 local governments. Kommuninvest is the largest lender to the Swedish local government sector and the sixth largest credit institution in Sweden.
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

A smarter way to delivering large-scale change: the CITyFiED Methodology for Sustainable Urban Renovation at district level   Sustainable urban renovation is complex, particularly with respect to the decision making process, where a number of key stakeholders and several aspects need to be considered simultaneously. Evaluating and selecting alternative scenarios or measures to be implemented can be a substantial use of time and resources for cities.   
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
Type: News

The Student Switch Off (SSO) campaign is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition that has been running in the United Kingdom since 2006. Over the academic years 2014-15 and 2015-16 the campaign was adapted and run in Lithuania, Greece, Sweden and Cyprus in the frame of the IEE project SAVES. Through a series of engagement activities and instruments students were enabled, empowered and motivated to save energy in their dormitories by adopting specific actions such as switching off appliances when not in use.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2017
Type: News

The Student Switch Off (SSO) campaign is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition that has been running in the United Kingdom since 2006. Over the academic years 2014-15 and 2015-16 the campaign was adapted and run in Lithuania, Greece, Sweden and Cyprus in the frame of the IEE project SAVES. Through a series of engagement activities and instruments students were enabled, empowered and motivated to save energy in their dormitories by adopting specific actions such as switching off appliances when not in use.
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: Publication