We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We may also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more about our Privacy Policy.

I got it!

Accelerating sustainable urban renovation: a pathway for success
Press Release
December 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED Methodology is an integrated approach divided into seven phases, ranging from initial citywide diagnosis to final evaluation of the renovation. It includes an indicators tool and guidelines to support decision-making process.
Read
Lighthouse Projects lead the way to a smarter Europe at Smart ...
Press Release
December 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Twelve smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 14-16 November - the biggest edition to date –to show how cities are leading the way in driving sus...
Read
The new Lighthouse Project MAtchUP kicks-off in Valencia
Press Release
December 4, 2017
iCube Programme
Three new Lighthouse cities and Four Follower cities enriching the European smart city landscape
Read
Starting the R2CITIES home run
Press Release
November 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In late October, the R2CITIES team met in Kartal, Turkey, for its second-to-last project meeting. As we look ahead to the final months of the project, our attention is on the monitoring of the works. This will allow us to build a picture of the energ...
Read
Make your life easier: a simple framework for selecting distri...
Press Release
November 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED has developed a way to assess and select energy efficient measures for buildings to be included in existing or new district renovation strategies. The replication framework outlines energy costs and calculations plus interviews and workshops...
Read
Exploring the Northern Lights – Remourban goes to Denmark fo...
Press Release
November 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
You probably don’t know where Sonderborg is exactly, although by the look of the name you would situate it somewhere in Scandinavia. Remourban project coordinator Miguel García knows exactly where this Light house town lies as he took part in the ...
Read
Helping to “empower smart solutions for smart cities” - Re...
Press Release
November 22, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In early October four REMOURBAN partners headed off to Budapest, Hungary, for the SCIS conference to meet with other Lighthouse and Smart Cities projects and help drive a smart and sustainable vision for Europe.
Read
Challenging energy renovation of buildings
Publication
November 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome, discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaper
Read
Disruptive innovation delivering industrial solutions that mak...
Press Release
November 9, 2017
youris.com GEIE
With a strong dedication to supporting and funding applied MSc and PhD research, Mir Technology Holding has more than 100 commercialised patents and a unique production know how helping CITyFiED district heating solutions.
Read
Efficient, Cheap and Green
Press Release
October 30, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accepted by the public.
Read
STARDUST PROJECT - Holistic and Integrated Urban Model for Sma...
Press Release
October 20, 2017
iCube Programme
From October 10 to 11, Fundación Cener-Ciemat together with the city of Pamplona hosted the kick off meeting of the STARDUST project. In this lighthouse project the cities of Pamplona (Spain), Tampere (Finland), and Trento (Italy) will collaborate w...
Read
Top tech not enough for district renovation success!
Press Release
October 16, 2017
youris.com GEIE
First in a series of three “Info Packs” from CITyFiED designed to unlock valuable insights and knowledge from the project tackles overcoming non-technological barriers in energy efficient renovation at district level. Additional new insights and ...
Read
REMOURBAN and Lighthouse cities at the “100% Climate Neutral...
Press Release
October 5, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The Climate Conference in Sønderborg (Denmark) is a biannual appointment for representative from municipalities, industry and academia to enter a dialogue about the best solutions to reach their climate goals at city, regional and national levels.
Read
Torrelago reaches prestigeous district heating award finals
Press Release
October 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
CITyFiED’s Spanish demonstration site has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Global District Energy Climate Awards - with winners due to be announced at an international conference 24-25 October in Doha, Qatar.
Read
Financing the future of buildings in central, eastern and south-east Europe
Read
Touch the tangible and discover energy efficiency excellence i...
Press Release
September 26, 2017
youris.com GEIE
City members and consortium experts set to discover pioneering Ludwigshafen and neighbouring Mannheim 30 November – 1 December 2017
Read
Guidelines on how to approach the energy-efficient retrofittin...
Publication
August 25, 2017
bpie.eu...
Guidelines on how to approach the energy-efficient retrofitting of shopping centres
Read
Growing interest in CITyFiED’s holistic methodology for dist...
Press Release
August 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
A more confident approach to mass-market deployment and replicability of district-scale energy efficient retrofitting is gaining traction across Europe.
Read
Give and take: REMOURBAN at the EU Sustainable Energy Week
Press Release
July 26, 2017
youris.com GEIE
As part of this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), REMOURBAN’s Miguel García Fuentes (CARTIF) and Philip James (Nottingham City Homes) joined two discussion events in Brussels about smart cities.
Read
Cooperation, complementarities and alignment of different funding sources for a more efficient use of resources. A policy brief from the Policy Learning Platform on research and innovation
Read
The factsheet presents seven case studies from across Europe, representing practical examples of innovative and daring experimental ideas to create affordable and high-quality housing.
Read
A smarter way to delivering large-scale change: the CITyFiED M...
Report
June 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Sustainable urban renovation is complex, particularly with respect to the decision making process, where a number of key stakeholders and several aspects need to be considered simultaneously. Evaluating and selecting alternative scenarios or measures...
Read
Towards zero-energy cities
Press Release
June 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
R2CITIES - 2 webinars to sidestep the pitfalls of residential district retrofitting - Monday 19 June
Read
URBAN GreenUP – New Strategy for Re-naturing Cities through ...
Press Release
June 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The URBAN GreenUP project aims to contribute to the mitigation of climate change risks in cities, increase the resilience to climate change effects and improve air quality.
Read
A more efficient and smarter building stock is a cornerstone of a decarbonised energy system. Increased integration of distributed energy (re)sources, renewables and storage and the growing peak demand for electricity will drive the need for increase...
Read
European ‘Energy Days’ kick started in Lund, Sweden
Press Release
May 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
An early start to celebrating the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) ‘energy days’ began in Lund, Sweden, with an open invitation for politicians, municipal officials, researchers and more to discuss sustainable district renewal.
Read
Final report about REMOURBAN Study Tour
Report
April 27, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The REMOURBAN project, in cooperation with the Action Cluster on Integrated Planning from the European Innovation Partnership on SCC and the Smart Cities Information System organised its first Study Tour in the lighthouse city of Nottingham, hosted b...
Read
Nottingham study tour as backdrop to Lighthouse project cooper...
Press Release
April 21, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Around 80 delegates from the EU’s nine Lighthouse projects along with officials from the European Commission and INEA converged on Nottingham last month pledging to strengthen project cooperation towards making our towns and cities smarter and more...
Read
Unpicking the Secrets to Sustainable Urban Renovation and Rege...
Report
April 11, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The CITyFiED consortium met in at demonstration site Laguna de Duero, Spain 27 and 28 February 2017 to keep the project on track to achieving substantial energy savings, emissions reductions and a climate of confidence for energy efficient renovation...
Read
Bio-based materials facing the challenges of the construction ...
Press Release
April 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The use of bio-based materials is often met with scepticism from architects, insurers and contractors in the construction industry, which has led to slow market uptake. This scepticism generally results from a lack of adequate training and support wi...
Read
Sharing experiences and illuminating ideas: the CITyFiED commu...
Report
March 27, 2017
youris.com GEIE
One of CITyFiED ’s main objectives is to help cities get smarter, faster. By sharing a wealth of experiences in district level renovation and regeneration, the project can be a risk-saver, cost-saver and time-saver for cities, agencies and industri...
Read