News & Events

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

June 19, 2017

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?


Eandis, Infrax and EnergyVille: together for a market uptake of energy renovation at residential buildings

June 14, 2017

Energy renovation of residential buildings takes a step forward in Flanders. Today, the two regional DSOs, Eandis and Infrax, announced the adoption of the City Portal within their BENOveren campaign. The City Portal is a web-tool which enables the DSOs to define tailor-made subsidies and promote collective renovations at a glance.


R2A at the ECEEE 2017 Summer Study on energy efficiency

June 12, 2017

The ECEEE Summer Study is a biennial, interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral conference who has developed into the most important energy efficiency event in Europe, offering a mix of quality peer-reviewed paper presentations, informal sessions set up by participants on the spot, inspiring keynotes and just plain round-the-clock networking.


The R2A results video: Check how to bring the Retrofit Action Hubs into your community.

May 22, 2017

The R2A project is almost over. The experiences gathered with the Retrofit Action Hubs are now available and provide helpful insight on how to promote retrofit activities in European cities. Check out the brand new video and hear what the R2A retrofit hubs can do for your community. 


Flemis Retrofit to Action Hub: The city of Genk put its homes on the map!

April 20, 2017

The city of Genk and EnergyVille are launching the website https://genk.zetjewoningopdekaart.be. With this initiative, they join forces and take the next step in digital data management which will help shape the city’s future energy and housing policy.


Flemish Retrofit to Action Hub, coming up soon

September 26, 2016

The Flemish hub is designed as a knowledge platform for stimulating policy makers and energy solutions service providers. The hub will collect and provide information on the situation of the building stock and the owners’ intention of renovation. These informations are key for the policy makers to enhance policy, incentives and subsidies programmes from the one side and to the refurbishment market on the other side. So far, this type of information is not available for these stakeholders.


Energy for All: the Greek Hub for Retrofit

September 26, 2016

The Greek pilot HUB is named “EnergyHUB for ALL” has been launched at the end of 2015 (see www.energyhubforall.eu/). It is a web platform which represents an interface between different stakeholders in the building sector, and serves as a market place to connect demand and supply side actors, as well as a meeting place and advice resource for refurbishment activities.


The results of Request2Action pilot projects are now coming to reality

July 5, 2016

In the scope of WP3, about how to make data useful to stakeholders, two project partners presented preliminary results in two different frameworks.


Energy accounting project

March 31, 2016

Since April 2013, Land Salzburg has been supporting online energy accounting via the ZEUS database. The goal is to be able to compare the energy required for space heating and hot water as calculated in the energy performance certificate directly with the actual consumption.


Simulation Tools

March 15, 2016

A simulation software or tool is usually based on the process of modelling a real situation with a set of calculations and assists one in understanding complex systems and decision-making. It helps to examine if the situation or condition changes, how the results would differ.
There are a number of simulation tools in Austrian market; here a few of them are introduced.