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Breaking down the bottom line - the business case for energy e...
Breaking down the bottom line - the business case for energy efficiency in buildings
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Healthy Buildings For All - Putting people’s health and well...
Healthy Buildings For All - Putting people’s health and well-being at the centre of the EU built environment
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Smart city: new indicators to measure the citizen response
Researchers are studying new evaluation systems to measure the smartness of a city, adding social and economic parameters to the traditional technical and environmental indicators
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Rebound behaviours, nudges, competition: energy saving is a ma...
Lowering consumption is not as simple as introducing a new gadget. Besides implementing innovative technologies, it is necessary to stimulate an end-user behavioural change. And cognitive sciences can support energy c...
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Facing a Brave New World with Carbon Neutrality
This January 2020, STARDUST organised a session at the Tampere Smart City Week called, Carbon Neutral Building and Energy
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It’s time to replicate with Tampere
As part of the Tampere Smart City Week, STARDUST’s Lighthouse city of Tampere organised a series of replication workshops on January 29 and 30, for both Finnish cities and for STARDUST’s Follower cities respectively
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Mobilità elettrica al servizio del turista: le soluzioni più...
Uno studio raccoglie le migliori pratiche nelle regioni transfrontaliere di Italia e Svizzera
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Overtourism: crowd control through ICT solutions
New technologies have offered a low cost and easy way to travel, but most tourist cities are failing to keep pace with managing the increased visitor flows. However, the same ICT sector is now being called on to deliv...
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Remourban Final Video: voices from the Lighthouse cities
Watch the video about our three lighthouse cities, Valladolid, Nottingham and Tepebasi/Eskisehir and discover Remourban's main outcomes
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Renaturing cities: good for health and the economy
Nature has historically been a ‘blind spot’ for urban planners. Spatial analyst Thami Croeser reveals how many cities are bringing it back into their spaces, with innovative nature-based solutions to tackle the ef...
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Démêler l’écheveau de l’économie politique des organis...
Démêler l’écheveau de l’économie politique des organisations régionales africaines - ECDPM
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Circularity calls to action
The European project HOUSEFUL has released a video to invite key stakeholders in the housing sector to join a series of co-creation workshops. The workshops aim to socially validate the circular solutions developed by...
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Urban ecosystems - The importance of green infrastructure and ...
Urban ecosystems - The importance of green infrastructure and nature-based solutions for the development of sustainable cities
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Espoocult - The road to an inclusive city: cultural diversity,...
Espoocult - The road to an inclusive city: cultural diversity, participation and accessibility
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Valencia: sensors on public buses to make passengers happier a...
In Valencia, Spain, hybrid and electric buses will be monitored with sensors to detect power consumption and passenger comfort. Researchers will use this data to improve the performances of the public transport and re...
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Testing fuel-cell buses
The Finnish town of Kerava is one of the few European cities that will use electric buses powered by electro-chemical cells combining hydrogen and oxygen
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Smart solutions for over-touristed cities
The coastal city of Ostend, Belgium, is set to trial new technologies to improve the quality of services for its inhabitants, a population that triples in the tourist season
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Valladolid Changes Mindsets to Renovate Buildings
Despite strong initial reluctance to the innovative retrofitting of their flats, residents in a Valladolid district (Spain) are now enjoying improved comfort and lower fuel bills as they head towards winter, all thank...
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Smart city projects share policy recommendations in Brussels
During the European Week of Regions and Cities, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Progra...
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Smart city and wise city
The term smart cities mainly refers to the field of technology. Some fear that the intelligent cities of the future will be massively robotic, with algorithms dominating people. Hence the need for more citizen engagem...
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POCITYF project raises stakes for positive energy city transfo...
A new smart city EU-funded project, POCITYF, is set to transform our historical and cultural cities into more efficient, healthy, sustainable living environments with "positive energy districts". Led by EDP, the proje...
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Renewable district energy: cities' first step towards deca...
As sustainable energy moves up the political agenda, low carbon solutions for heating and cooling are coming to the fore. District heating in Dresden is turning greener thanks to the Innovation Power Plant Reick
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“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City projects to Sh...
On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are ho...
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When car sharing goes beyond green mobility
With traffic congestion and pollution being two central issues cities are tackling today, the Finnish town of Kerava is doing a new e-car sharing experiment which turn out to teach citizens more than what was expected.
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Tampere plants the seeds of a smarter future
This Spring 2019, STARDUST’s Lighthouse city of Tampere networked with various local stakeholders in order to develop the different STARDUST smart urban solutions within the city.
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REMOURBAN presents its final brochure
A few months from now REMOURBAN will come to an end. As a farewell to its readers, the project released a brochure on its achievements and legacy
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Buildings to save energy with mesh and management
Much of our building stock was designed and built before global warming, environmental protection and recycling became foremost in our minds and behaviours. It represents around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO...
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SSPCR 2019 Special sessions
SSPCR Conference 2019 announces its special sessions
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Taking complexity out of the building site
Researchers in Europe are developing a new kind of prefabricated energy efficient building façades, equipped with special insulation and solar panels. These solutions are built far from the construction site, in an i...
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Know your market, save more energy
Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking for
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