awareness raising

The energy renovation of existing buildings represents a key component of the “Energiewende” (energy revolution). The building envelope and the system technology used within the building itself form a single unit. Prior to a building renovation project, these two aspects should thus in principle be analysed together. Within this publication, however, only the building shell is to be addressed, with a focus being placed on thermal insulation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

Die energetische Sanierung des Gebäudebestandes stellt einen wesentlichen Baustein der Energiewende dar. Die Gebäudehülle und die Anlagentechnik, die im Gebäude eingesetzt wird, bilden eine Einheit und sollten vor einer Gebäudesanierung grundsätzlich gemeinsam analysiert werden. In dieser Publikation soll dennoch nur die Gebäudehülle behandelt werden, der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Wärmedämmung. Die Autoren nehmen zu den häufigsten Einwänden, Vorurteilen und Missverständnissen zum baulichen Wärmeschutz und dem Einsatz von Dämmstoffen Stellung.  
Post date: 1 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

Η ενεργειακή φτώχεια αποτελεί σοβαρό κοινωνικό πρόβλημα σε πολλές ευρωπαϊκές χώρες με πολλαπλές επιπτώσεις τόσο στην υγεία όσο και στην γενικότερη ένδεια, και πλήττει περισσότερους από 100.000.000 Ευρωπαίους πολίτες. Το 10% των πολιτών της ΕΕ, είχε καθυστερήσεις στην πληρωμή των λογαριασμών κοινής ωφελείας το 2015 (37% στα κράτη μέλη που πλήττονται περισσότερο).
Post date: 4 Jul 2016
Type: News

CITyFiED demonstration site in Lund, Sweden continues citizen engagement initiatives with afternoon BBQ and discussions about energy savings and local energy production. The event featured as a European Union ‘Energy day’ on sustainable energy.   
Post date: 16 Jun 2016
Type: News

The European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) invites European policy-makers, stakeholders on the market conditions and policy developments in the construction sector, and actors of the construction value chain, to contribute to awareness building by answering a short questionnaire regarding their preferred communication tools and channels.  
Post date: 6 May 2016
Type: News

In the loop: community feedback part of the process at Europe’s largest deep renovation site   Significant improvements to energy efficiency often mean lengthy inconveniences to residents. In the Torrelago district of Valladolid, Spain, the CITyFiED project is embracing this and trying to engage with the community throughout the process  
Post date: 4 May 2016
Type: News

Cities switched on to the energy and environment challenge   Municipalities, energy agencies and technical experts met in Udine, Italy to learn from one another face-to-face and channel the knowledge generated by the CITyFiED project.   
Post date: 11 Mar 2016
Type: News

Feeling the benefits of deep renovation in Valladolid     In the Torrelago district, cumulative improvements of the deep renovation works conducted as part of the CITyFiED project are beginning to be seen and felt by partners and residents alike.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Type: News

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Post date: 30 Jan 2014
Type: Link

ACHIEVE (ACtion in low-income Households to Improve energy Efficiency through Visits and Energy diagnosis) is an EU wide action for practical (energy uses and behaviours) and structural (retrofitting buildings) solutions to help Europeans reduce fuel poverty.
Post date: 2 Jan 2014
Type: Link