European Energy Efficiency Platform launched

European Energy Efficiency Platform launched

On April 5th, the European Joint Research Center presented the interactive and collaborative online European Energy Efficiency Platform. This beta platform is conceived to fill the gap opened by scattered data and fragmented knowledge resulting from a rapidly growing energy efficiency market. It is expected to be both a one-stop shop for information retrieval and […]

Social housing: how to cover costs for refurbishment?

Social housing: how to cover costs for refurbishment?

The LEMON project (Less Energy More Opportunities) gives an innovative answer to this question by combining new types of financing and lease contracts targettting social housing. Lemon will test new types of EPC (Energy Performance Contract) and EPTA (Energy Performance Tenancy Agreement) contracts, to support the refurbishment of 622 social housing homes in Parma and Reggio Emilia, […]

Air quality can add new perspectives to urban planning

Air quality can add new perspectives to urban planning

In charge of the identification and the evaluation of the input data available on the European scale, and collecting and treating for the pilot cities for the specific services proposed by the ACCENT project, the French company NUMTECH, specialised in air quality modelling, has developed its own information and forecasting system on air quality: the […]

Highlights from Sunshine final conference in Bologna: building energy data at the core of the energy debate

Highlights from Sunshine final conference in Bologna: building energy data at the core of the energy debate

Unlocking the potential of building energy data availability in Europe has been the fil rouge of the Sunshine final conference and roundtable held on January 14th in the Auditorium Biagi of Bologna’s Sala Borsa with the collaboration of the city’s Urban Center. The European project Sunshine – Smart UrbaNServIces for Higher eNergy Efficiency– delivered innovative […]

Video about ACCENT event in Valencia

Video about ACCENT event in Valencia

Learn more about urban planning tools and strategies! Experts met in Valencia to discuss the latest trends in urban regeneration in the dedicated event organized by ACCENT partner IVE. Watch the video from the dedicated event “Thinking the city”  in Valencia where ACCENT was presented