retrofitting

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INFINITE project: First visit to the Italian demo case

INFINITE partners went to Florence to visit the demonstration buildings and meet the residents Greve in Chianti is a small (...)

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EIT Climate-KIC supported Accelerator Cities commits to boosting the rate of UK home retrofits

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has entered a major new phase of Accelerator Cities, a project which brings together (...)

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Final ACE-Retrofitting event: experience sharing and European Users' Club

Municipalities and regions have a key role to play in the energy retrofit of condominiums. During this interactive event (...)

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One step closer to making sustainable and smart cities

The STARDUST project supported the 2019 edition of the Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions Conference in (...)

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Know your market, save more energy

Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking (...)

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Florence: Renaissance and smart future

The Italian city has recently become a model smart city by implementing a broad plan ranging from urban development to mobili (...)

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Key ingredients for a smart urban district

Smart city expert Ali Vasallo Belver shares the lesson learnt from an innovative integrated retrofitting strategy across (...)

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Renovating buildings to save energy

Photo-reporting from what used to be a run-down district in Valladolid, Spain, that has now become a model of sustainable (...)

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CITyFiED enters into its last year: it’s time to show the results and to meet the goal.

At the end of May the consortium came together in Lund, Sweden, to catch up on the latest developments, align on the status (...)

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Is it worth renovating old buildings?

The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people (...)

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The “washing machines” district smartens up to halve energy consumption

A peripheral district in Genoa, Italy, has become a smart city lab. The project has improved apartment conditions, reduced (...)

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Efficient, Cheap and Green

Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accep (...)

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Earthquakes, buildings and green energy: Turkey’s balancing act

While Turkey is well known as a hot and sunny holiday destination, it also faces low temperatures, which means it has both (...)

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Sharing experiences and illuminating ideas: the CITyFiED community comes together

One of CITyFiED ’s main objectives is to help cities get smarter, faster. By sharing a wealth of experiences in district (...)

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Lighthouse projects join forces to replicate Smart City solutions

Nine Lighthouse Projects pledged closer cooperation in their efforts towards low carbon and resource efficient urban spaces (...)