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.

Open house event in Tampere’s pilot buildings drew a lot of attention

The EU-GUGLE project arranged an open house event in two retrofitted BEST buildings in Tampere 4.6.2018. The event got over 200 excited people to see what had been done during the renovations. The limited liability housing company Pohjolankatu 18-20, known as BEST 7, got 55 % energy savings in purchased energy this far by new […]

WEBINAR | How inter-municipal cooperation on procuring green ICT can combat climate change | 12 June

Do you work for or represent a European Municipality? Don’t miss the upcoming webinar on “How inter-municipal cooperation on procuring green ICT can combat climate change” organised by our friends from the smart cities project SHARING CITIES (http://www.sharingcities.eu) on 12 June 2018 from 11:00 to 12:00 Register ASAP here: http://bit.ly/KSFwebinar Development in the field of […]

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 […]

Tenant engagement: two solutions to avoid rebound effects in energy efficient refurbishment projects

How to ensure the effectiveness of energy efficient renovation projects in the long run? In the framework of the EU-GUGLE Smart City Initiative, the six pilot cities have bet on tenant engagement to maximise energy savings in their freshly renovated buildings. Currently, one of the main risks limiting the impact of energy efficiency renovation measures […]

EU-GUGLE pilot building in Tampere awarded in the national local energy solution competition

A demonstration target Limited liability housing company Pohjolankatu 18-20 took part in Finnish national Local energy solution -competition in 2017 held by Lähienergialiitto organization. The housing company got an honorary award for its first of the kind two-way district heating system in residential buildings. There are 8 BEST pilot buildings involved in Tampere’s pilot district […]