In 2017, the LowUP project hit several milestones. This year, more progress will be made in order to raise awareness amongst stakeholders and obtain further engagement for the solutions to be developed during the course of the project. Two dissemination workshops are in purview with information about the benefits of the LowUP solutions specifically targeted to different groups of potential stakeholders.
The next edition of EU Green Week will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work. Showcasing policy developments on air quality, noise, waste and water management, it will promote participatory approaches to urban development, networking schemes, and tools for sharing best practices, engaging local authorities and citizens, and encouraging them
The European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee will host a circular economy stakeholder conference from 20-21 February in Brussels. This event is a joint endeavour organised back-to-back with the EU Industry Day, this edition of the circular economy stakeholder conference will bring together industry representatives, public authorities, NGOs and citizens. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about
The Juncker Commission’s contribution to the One Planet Summit, Paris, 12 December 2017 At the One Planet Summit, which took place in Paris on 12 December 2017 marking the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement, the European Commission presented ten initiatives in a new Action Plan for the Planet to show how the EU is working to create a modern economy and
On 29 and 30 November 2017, GEA, one of the thirteen LowUP project partners graciously hosted the Second General Technical Meeting in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. To close the Day 1 of the LowUP General Assembly, a workshop using the Value Proposition Design methodology was organised by LGI. The objective of the workshop was to better understand customers’ needs and ascertain the corresponding added value of the three
On 29 and 30 November 2017, GEA, one of the thirteen LowUP project partners graciously hosted the Second General Technical Meeting in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. It’s been 12 months since the start of the LowUP project! During this meeting, the partners discussed the technical aspects of LowUP while assessing the progress made so far. Pertinent questions relating to the exploitation of
Original article published on 23 November 2017 on BUILDUp (The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings) website Heat Pumps in near Zero Emission Buildings (nZEB) – in the new issue of the HPT Magazine! Heat pumps is an excellent choice for low energy buildings! This is evidenced by the three projects (so called annexes) – within the Technology Collaboration Programme
Original article published on 27 November 2017 on BUILDUp (The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings) website On 13 and 14 November, REHVA organized its traditional Brussels Summit, bringing together Members, Supporters, MoU Partners, EU stakeholders and several present and future collaborators. While day one of the Summit was strictly devoted to meetings, the second day was open to the public,
The three systems will be demonstrated at four demo sites: a pilot office building in Seville (Spain, ACCIONA Construction); a water treatment plant in Madrid (Canal de Isabel II & ACCIONA Water); a Pulp and Paper mill in Setubal (Portugal, The Navigator Company); and a student hall in Badajoz (Spain, University of Extremadura). At this time, we have concluded the retrofitting works
During the first year of the project, four demo sites have been evaluated in order to be equipped with their respective LowUP systems during the next year. In parallel, individual components have been designed and customized for each one of the sites.