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Energy solutions for smart cities and communities - 3 Publications by CONCERTO Premium Project

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Three publications will be finalised by end of 2013 and beginning of 2014 showcasing findings from the analysis of the 22 EU projects that have been running in the frame of the CONCERTO initiative (FP6, FP7) of the EU.


The meta-project CONCERTO Premium will publish the outcomes of the last three years of their work:


Energy solutions for smart cities and communities - Lessons learnt from the 58 pilot cities of the CONCERTO initiative
Authors: Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum, CONCERTO Premium, Germany This brochure presents role models for energy efficiency in buildings and communities and good examples relating to renewable energy supply. It reports on the lessons learnt from the past 8 years of experience (2005 – 2013) within the CONCERTO projects. The examples illustrate a wide range of measures covering the challenges of the energy transition: energy efficiency, the use of RES and getting the right mix of these technologies.
Available in English as an ebook and as a printable copy. The publication will be published at the end of 2013.


Energy solutions for smart cities and communities - Evaluation of (Smart) Solutions - Guidebook for Assessment
Authors: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Department of Economics and Business Engineering, Chair of Sustainable Management of Housing and Real Estate (ÖÖW), CONCERTO Premium, Germany The Guidebook for Assessment is divided into two parts. The first part describes the methodology and theoretical assessment approach applied in CONCERTO, the second part, however, involves the application of the methodology and the presentation of actual assessment results on site, building and energy supply unit level.
Available in English as ebook only. The publication will be published end of 2013.


Energy solutions for smart cities and communities - Recommendations for Policy Makers from the 58 Pilots of the CONCERTO initiative
Authors: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), CONCERTO Premium, Germany This study draws together findings from the analysis of CONCERTO data and from interviews with site coordinators in order to advise governments at local, national and EU-level on how to implement more and better sustainable energy communities. It covers issues relating to building regulations, planning, retrofitting and public buildings as well as economic and social aspects.
Available in English as an ebook and as a printable copy. The publication will be published at the end of November 2013.


The three publications will be published as ebook under: http://www.concerto.eu/concerto/library/library-publications/library-pub...

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