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Challenges in building renovation: Interview with the Andalusian Energy Agency

In this interview with Joaquin Villar from the Andalusian Energy Agency, we discuss the role of EERAdata’s Decision-Support Tool in tackling the city’s challenges toward the efficient use of energy and rehabilitation of old buildings. What challenges are energy agencies currently facing within the energy sector? Andalusia has evolved from a centralized system of generation …

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Join our webinar – EERAdata goes public: Introducing the Decision Support Tool

We are delighted to announce our public webinar on 2 June 2021 at 11:00 CEST,  in which we will introduce the EERAdata Decision Support Tool (DST), a socio-economic assessment tool designed to help regional and municipal policymakers in planning building renovation activities and generating evidence of the impact of energy efficiency investments. The DST will, therefore, allow policymakers to …

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Energy Efficiency in Buildings – is the focus shifting from commercial to residential buildings?

The pandemic has caused a dramatic shift in energy demand and consumption from commercial to residential buildings. In this article, our partners at Trilateral Research discuss the need to prioritise research and investment to address Energy Efficiency in residential buildings. Energy efficiency, which can be described as producing the same output while using less energy, …

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Data-driven tools to assess Energy Efficiency: First EERAdata Workshop

In this blog, we discuss EERAdata’s first stakeholder workshop, which focused on the outputs of the EERAdata Decision-Support Tool at the administrative, strategical and technical level.  The EERAdata project is developing a Decision-Support tool (DST) enabling regional and municipal policymakers to plan and prioritise energy efficiency (EE) investments in buildings based on a holistic assessment …

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Copenhagen Case Study

Building renovation strategy before and after COVID19: the Copenhagen case study

In this interview with Theis Hybschmann Petersen from the City of Copenhagen, we discuss the city’s efforts in achieving its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2025, with a focus on the impact of COVID-19 on its building renovation strategy. Copenhagen is a model for many big cities around the world for its efforts to …

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Energy Efficiency as a Tool for Effective Maintenance

Energy Efficiency (EE) is one of the major contributors to environmental sustainability. In this article, our partner Trilateral Research addresses the importance of energy efficiency in the maintenance of industrial equipment. As energy resources have gradually become more limited and more expensive, proper maintenance of industrial equipment has become a significant yardstick in measuring competitiveness …

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Understanding the current energy efficiency measures and building renovation strategies in European municipalities

In this article, our coordinating partner, the Technical University of Munich, describes the purpose and first results of a  survey that was performed amongst EERAdata partner municipalities to better understand the status-quo regarding the municipal processes of building stock analysis, the planning and development of energy efficiency measures and building renovation strategies. The EERAdata project intends to bring …

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Elements of building performance and impact assessment methodologies

The EERAdata project is developing a decision-support tool (DST) enabling regional and municipal policymakers to plan and prioritise energy efficiency (EE) investments in buildings based on a holistic assessment of their building data. In this article, our partner the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) explores different methodologies to assess resource efficiency of buildings that will …

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EERAdata launch symposium: why the future of the project highly depends on collaboration with end-users ​

The EERAdata decision support tool will help to gather evidence on the benefits of the energy-efficient building stock and to promote local municipalities to upgrade older building stock. Therefore, it is paramount that the EERAdata consortium work with local municipalities across the EU, enabling a successful collaboration to develop an adaptable and engaging decision-making tool. …

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