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Francesco Mariottini

Marie Curie Researcher, Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) at Loughborough University (Academia)
United Kingdom

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Warmth & Wellbeing scheme: €10 M expansion in 2017 budget to make Dublin homes warmer

Warmth & Wellbeing scheme: a 10 million expansion to make Dublin homes warmer and extension of eligibility to families with young children   From 2017 onwards, the Warmth & Wellbeing scheme will include three additional...
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KredEx issuing grants for the reconstruction of small residential buildings / Väikeelamute rekonstrueerimistoetus

Small residential buildings make up 1/3 of Estonia’s housing stock. Average energy consumption per square metre in buildings in Estonia is higher compared to the other EU Member States, and a cold climate is not the only reason for it.   ...
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Warmth & Wellbeing scheme: Ireland

  ​​The Warmth and Wellbeing Scheme aims to make homes warmer and healthier to live in. It does this by providing extensive energy efficiency upgrades to those in energy poverty who are living with chronic respiratory conditions. The...
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Central and Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency Forum - C4E (June 2016): presentations available online

The conference aims to build and strengthen Central and Eastern Europe’s energy efficiency community. It focuses on the CEE region and engages a mix of stakeholders from across sectors (government, business, civil...
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Energy Efficiency in Europe: The levers to deliver the potential

Deloitte has published a study which aims to identify the main levers for public authorities, private companies and households, which could help to better unleash the untapped technical and economic potential of energy...
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QUANTUM report on state-of-the-art of quality management

Within this report QUANTUM project investigated the existing quality gaps as well as their reasons and summarised existing guidelines, laws and services for quality management within construction projects in Europe.   "...
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nZEB provisions for existing buildings: delayed refurbishments or market-driven major renovations?

On 29 July 2016, the European Commission published its recommendation on nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB).   Many stakeholders who commented on the draft last year were looking forward to the final version, especially concerning the...
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Linking smart homes to smart grids: current market and future trends

In the actual era of smart homes and smart grids, advanced technological systems that allow the automation of domestic tasks are developing rapidly. There are numerous technologies and applications that can be installed in smart...
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Overview of EN 15232 standard on impact of Building Automation, Controls, and Building Management

Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) can have significant impact on energy consumption of buildings and their occupants. In recognition of these facts, the European Committee for Standardization issued "EN 15232:2012...
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Mandatory post-occupancy evaluation for building commissioning in UK

On April 2016, Government Soft Landings (GSL) policy became mandatory, alongside Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2, on centrally-procured UK public projects. The Guiding Principles of the GSL policy made a clear reference to aspects such...