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International Passive House Conference - The key to a healthy climate

The 25th International Passive House Conference will take place from September 10-11th in Wuppertal, Germany, and online (...)

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The Biggest Sources of Energy Loss in Old Commercial Buildings

Those who own old commercial buildings tend to struggle with energy loss. These structures weren’t exactly built with efficie (...)

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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 (...)

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Continued EU funding commitment to support energy efficiency in urban areas

Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay The European Commission has provided fresh funding to continue the work of the Europea (...)

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[D2Grids] The 5 principles of 5th generation district heating and cooling

In Europe, heating and cooling represent 50% of the total energy consumption for buildings and the industry. 5th generation (...)

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The 5GDHC system in Brunssum is now done connecting dwellings and operational

Photo from D2Grids development area in Brunssum The first investment of D2Grids has been completed in Brunssum! The infrastru (...)

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[Webinar] Calculations with the set of EPB standards (IV) - Focus on non-residential buildings

Following the successful first series of 6 webinars on the Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting (...)

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New maps reveal heat stored in Britain’s abandoned coal mines

The British Geological Survey and Coal Authority have released maps that for the first time reveal the extent to which heat (...)

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[Webinair] Mine Water Heating and Cooling: A 21st Century Resource for Decarbonisation

Cefn Hengoed Mine water discharge, South Wales. Source: BGS © UKRI  Join BGS, IEA Geothermal and the Department for BEIS (...)

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Rural BioHeat Utilities – Best Practice

Establishing affordable and reliable biomass-based heat utilities in towns, villages and rural areas. At this Heat Academy (...)

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Nottingham: on the road towards 5th generation district heating and cooling!

Nottingham is one of the 5 pilot sites who will experiment 5th generation district heating and cooling (5GDHC) through the (...)

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[D2GRIDS] #5 - The D2GRIDS project newsletter

At a time when our cities are facing many challenges, paving the way towards sustainable solutions to make our cities more (...)

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[D2GRIDS] Discover 5 pilots implementing 5th generation heating and cooling networks

While heating and cooling are responsible for half of Europe's total energy consumption, 5th generation heating and cooling (...)

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5th generation district heating and cooling: a new platform to help you start your own project

Low-temperature district heating and cooling are setting the way towards decarbonising our cities. To this aim, 5GDHC by (...)

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A demonstrator project to use of the Blockchain on a 5th generation heating network

Nowadays, heating networks are mainly managed by a single operator running all production means and centralising billing (...)