The 5th generation heating and cooling grid of Glasgow

This project won a  mention for the  Sustainable Infrastructure Grand Prize at the national level of  the Green Solutions (...)


New project CoolLIFE - Open-Source Tools to Face the Increase in Buildings’ Space Cooling Demand

Heating and cooling (H&C) in buildings and industry accounts for almost half of the EU’s energy consumption, it is therefore (...)


Brunssum pilot site: 5th generation heating and cooling grid in practice!

Discover 5GDHC through D2Grids pilot site in Brunssum, Netherlands In Brunssum, Mijnwater B.V. is building an energy loop (...)


Stakeholder survey: Urban Heating and Cooling Transition

Making the energy transition a reality is going to be one of the key challenges in the coming years, and even more so for (...)


How to utilize district heating for cooling in a smart way

Fig. 1: The newly built office building at Berlin-Postbahnhof serves as a demonstration site for a cooling concept, which (...)


Cooling buildings by nearly 5ºC possible thanks to new whiter-than-white paint

Painting buildings white is a centuries-old method of staving off heat in countries like Greece. SophiaPapageorge/Pixabay (...)


A systematic intervention approach for the integration of energy-efficient ventilation system in historic buildings

Image by Anja from Pixabay Ventilation in historic buildings is very important to foster health and comfort of the occupants (...)


Resilient Ventilative Cooling in practice – AIVC Webinar

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 15:00-16:45 (Brussels, BE) 14:00-15:45 (London, UK) 16:00-17:45 (Athens, GR) The current development (...)


[Replay] Celsius Talk on Stakeholder Engagement

When done properly, stakeholder engagement can be the key to the success of a district energy network. Yet, there are many (...)


Integrating low-temperature renewables in district energy systems

Image by Hands off my tags! Michael Gaida from Pixabay Guidelines for policymakers Reducing the heating and cooling sector’s (...)


Zetland Passive House

The Zetland Passive House project is the UK's first certified EnerPHit Plus retrofit. Originally built in 1894, this Passivha (...)


FEDARENE Info 50 – Focus on District Heating and Cooling

Our 2021 Spring Edition of the FEDARENE Info is out! This season, we focus on District Heating and Cooling – a sector that (...)



BaityKool is a prototype of dwelling which competed for the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018, in Dubai.This competition gathe (...)


How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Cunaplus, Shutterstock Cameron Tonkinwise, University of Technology Sydney et Abby Mellick Lopes, University of Technology (...)


How to plan and optimise production of district heat

In general, optimisation is about finding the best available values given certain limitations and functions. All processes (...)