Remarkable award for a housing company in Tampere, Finland

  Tampere’s EU-GUGLE BEST 7 was awarded with the Heat Pump City of the Year award by European Heat Pump Association EHPA. The award was appointed to the limited housing company Pohjolankatu 18-20 and Enermix Ltd., which acts as a building’s energy monitoring service company. The housing company building is utilizing several different innovative energy […]

Interviews with residents in Tampere after refurbishments

The impact is energy effiency, of course, and up to 50% energy savings, but also very positive improvement to people’s every day life. When asked about their perspectives about the refurbishment processes, and the results, residents from the newly refurbished buildings in Tampere ware realistic but in general positive. In this video (interview in Finnish, […]

Vienna bets on solar to reach passive energy standards

For the ninth consecutive year, Vienna has been selected as the best world capital for quality of life. Yet the city is not planning to rest on its laurels for the next years; on the contrary, ambitious international projects, such as the EU-GUGLE and Smarter Together initiatives are currently running to make of the Austrian […]

Towards Class A schools – Teaching sustainable renovation in Milan

On Friday 25 May, the city of Milan organised a seminar to discuss the impact of the introduction of energy classification in the building sector and in particular the upcoming steps towards the energy efficient renovation of schools in Italy.  In that framework, several school renovation projects and initiatives promoting sustainable school refurbishment towards Nearly […]

Large energy savings in EU-GUGLE pilot city Tampere

In the EU-GUGLE pilot city Tampere, the EU-GUGLE project has co financed energy renovations of 8 limited hability housing companies, with total energy savings of 40%. In a newly produced video, Tampere presents some of the highlights from the renovations in the Tammela district.

Together, building smarter and greener districts for Vienna

The City of Vienna is betting on innovation and end-user engagement to achieve its transformation into a Smart City. Currently, the city is involved in two European Smart City initiatives, namely EU-GUGLE and Smarter Together, and is implementing in that framework significant investment projects in view of refurbishing the city’s building stock to increase their […]