Tampere Smart City solutions for deep retrofitting attract great interest among EU Smart Cities Action Cluster

On 21 September 2017, two of the eight buildings refurbished in the framework of the EU-GUGLE project in Tampere have been presented to members of the European Action Cluster on Sustainable Districts and Built Environment at the occasion of a study visit focusing on deep retrofitting and eco-efficient districts. The visit attracted fifteen participants, including […]

EU-GUGLE renovated building awarded with the 3rd place in the Finnish refurbished façades competition 2017

The Kaupinpirtti building refurbished in the framework of the EU-GUGLE Smart City Initiative in Tampere took part in the national refurbished façades’ competition 2017. Winners have been announced on 26 September and Kaupinpirtti has been selected for the third place. The prize was awarded to Kaupinpirtti for a well-managed and goal-oriented refurbishment project. The renovation […]

Milan’s Mayor and Councilor for public works visited the first EU-GUGLE retrofitted building

Last 20 June, Milan’s Mayor Beppe Sala and the Councilor for public works Gabriele Rabaiotti visited the EU-GUGLE building in Via Feltrinelli 16 (a social housing building block comprising 154 apartments, property of the City of Milan). The whole energy concept of the refurbishment of the building was developed within the EU-GUGLE project by the “Office for energy saving” of the Municipality […]

SESTAO: New outfit for Txabarri Street

Interview with Luis Carlos Delgado, Managing Director of SestaoBerri and leader of Sestao’s EU-GUGLE pilot district. In Sestao, five buildings have been selected to participate in the EU-GUGLE Smart City Initiative for energy-efficient building refurbishment. In April, renovation was completed in the first of these buildings. Luis Carlos Delgado, Managing Director of SestaoBerri explains the […]

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 […]