LowUP blog

22
Feb

LowUP to host two dissemination workshops in 2018

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.

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19
Jan

LowUP partner, LGI conducts value proposition design workshop on energy-efficient solutions

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

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28
Nov

Progress with the 3 LowUP Systems in the 1st Year

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

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27
Nov

Progress with the 4 LowUP Demonstration Sites in the 1st Year

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.

23
Nov

LowUP’s First Newsletter is OUT!

LowUP – which stands for ‘Low valued energy sources UPgrading for buildings and industry uses’– will contribute to achieving Europe’s GHG reduction targets and increase energy efficiency. The project will develop and demonstrate three new efficient heating and cooling technologies that will significantly reduce both CO2 emissions and primary energy consumption. Led by the Spanish firm ACCIONA, LowUP gathers 13 partners

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28
Jul

Making Europe’s buildings energy-efficient, attractive, sustainable – DG Research & Innovation infographic

This infographic, released by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, demonstrates the importance of improving the energy efficiency of buildings in the European Union, and provides information about concrete achievements from EU funded projects in relation to this target. The infographic illustrates: Innovative technologies for a modern construction sector. The EU Research & Innovation funding (budget: EUR 600 million) provided

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30
Mar

EU European Energy Infographic

The European Commision has a series of infographics which highlight key facts about the energy sector. Last month, they released an infographic entitled 10 things you didn’t know about European Energy.  

21
Feb

EU Vine video on heating and cooling

We want to reduce the heat being wasted in the #EU – #EnergyUnion #EUEnergySecurity The European Commission published a video on heating and cooling on the Vine network.

21
Feb

EU Heating and Cooling Infographic

The European Commision has been publishing informative infographics highlighting key numbers. In February last year, they released an infographic entitled 10 things you didn’t know about heating and cooling.  

20
Apr

Watch video of LowUP kickoff meeting

Almost a year after the project proposal was submitted, LowUp officially kicked off in Sevilla on 3 and 4 November 2016. 27 participants from all partner organisations attended this two-day meeting, which was the perfect opportunity for all partners to review the project objectives and the work plan. At the end of the first day of the LowUp kickoff meeting,

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