Using Data to Transform our Homes

The Request2Action project was an initiative deployed within the European Commission, IEE programme (2014-2017), that involved nine European countries, focused on prompting the use of the data available in the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), alongside other data, to promote home energy efficiency. The results address new approaches to make EPC data useful for governments, private companies and individuals. Read more

In the spotlight

The Request to Action final webinar

The Request to Action final webinar took place on the 30th of June. It was an opportunity for all the partner’s to share their experience along the project namely regarding the creation of the Retrofit Action Hubs. If you could not attend it you can check the video with the recorded session and now all about the experiences gathered.

The Request to Action project has come to an end!

It has been an exciting journey around the several Energy Performance Certificate Systems in Europe, sharing experiences among partners on how to take the most out of the EPC information, to help home owners pursue energy retrofit activities in their homes.

The result was the development, and put into motion, of several Retrofit Action Hubs, web platforms that provide one stop shop for house owners to have guidance on the most adequate energy efficiency measures for their homes, the solutions available in the market and the professionals that can help them.

Retrofit action hubs, maximising the effectiveness and wider use of EU Energy Performance Certificates

The challenges around urban retrofit, in particular the ones faced by private dwellers as long been in debate at EU level.

How to foster energy retrofit activities? Can the dwelling energy performance certificate help? How to promote the information in the EPC and support the dweller’s retrofit decision process? What are the barriers hindering dwellers decision to adopt energy efficiency retrofit measures?