Residential Renovation towards nearly zero energy CITIES
Internet users can assess the solar potential of their roofs through a platform developed by Google. The online “calculator”, which was only accessible in the US, has now reached Europe, starting in Germany
An authority on social data, Susan Etlinger argues we need to apply critical thinking and exercise caution as we enter the age of “data ubiquity”
Innovations in waste management systems need new regulations for the management of sustainable landfills
2-3 October 2017 | Budapest, Hungary
24-25 July 2017 | Milan, Italy
28-30 June 2017 | Middlesbrough, UK
Many pitfalls lie in wait for the unwitting district renovator. Not only is it crucial to be cost-effective and environmentally sustainable, but you have to involve stakeholders and take on board social aspects too. Many variables. Many wrong turns possible. You therefore need to plan carefully and then adjust your heading throughout the project. Getting your design methodology right and managing your data are therefore key to successful retrofitting.
On 17 May, Cecilia Sanz of Cartif who is leading R2CITIES attended the annual Impact Workshop that brings together project coordinators and selected partners from the same project calls to share ideas, discuss challenges and assess the real impact of their endeavours
What does it mean to be a smart city? This was the question set for the EU-GUGLE project workshop held in the Basque capital Bilbao on 19 May
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 314473