Cooperating for renovation – how to improve energy efficiency in Tampere limited liability housing companies

Citizen engagement and transparent decision making processes are at the core of the Smart City concept. In Tampere, tenant involvement has been a key factor for the successful renovation of over 32,000 square metres of living space, achieved in the framework of the EU-GUGLE Smart City Initiative. As part of this initiative, eight pilot buildings […]

Challenges and solutions for social housing refurbishment in Aachen

Since 2010, the northern district of Aachen is engaged in a vast urban renewal programme aiming to improve the citizens’ quality of life and make the district a vibrant and sustainable place to live. Within this programme, called “Social City Aachen North”, and as part of the EU-GUGLE international Smart City Initiative, about 400 apartments […]

EU-GUGLE preliminary project results showcased at SSPCR 2017

  Between 22 and 24 March 2017, EU-GUGLE partners presented the first results of the project and the measures implemented in the six pilot cities at the occasion of the second international conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions (SSPCR 2017). The conference was hosted by EURAC in Bolzano and brought together […]

EU-GUGLE pilottitaloyhtiöitä mukana hyvän asumisen kirjastokiertueella

Tampereen seudun taloyhtiöiden onnistumiset ovat esillä Tampereen seudun kirjastoissa vuonna 2017. Näyttelyssä on mukana myös EU-GUGLE pilottitaloyhtiöitä. Näyttelyssä esitellään taloyhtiöiden onnistuneita energiaremontteja sekä muun muassa energiaeksperttien menestyksellistä toimintaa taloyhtiöissään. Tarjolla on oivalluksia jokaisen asumiseen. Näyttelykiertueella on myös mahdollista testata omia asumistottumuksia ja löytää remonttiyhteistyötä omalla asuinalueella. Energianeuvontapalvelu RANEn asiantuntijat vierailevat osassa kirjastoja. Näyttelyn takana on […]

EU-GUGLE cities contributing to smart and sustainable urban planning

  In November 2015, leaders of the EU-GUGLE pilot cities presented plans to make their cities more sustainable and energy efficient during the 1st International Conference on “Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions” in Bolzano, Italy, organised by the EURAC Institute for Renewable Energy. One year later, these presentations, and the discussions that […]