The main objective of the INNOVATE project is to develop and roll-out integrated energy efficiency service packages in 11 target territories.
Implementing energy retrofits of residential buildings involves a myriad of market players – construction companies, craftsmen, real estate agencies, financing institutions, consultants, energy auditors – who are not organised and coordinated so as to offer easy, global and guaranteed energy saving solutions to homeowners.
Cities and regions have the most accurate knowledge of the buildings, energy sources and people in their areas. They are in the most favourable position to develop together with their partners integrated energy efficiency service packages attractive for homeowners. Such a package should include:
Energy Cities coordinates the project and is responsible for communication and dissemination of the project activities and results.
While proposals for France’s recovery plans abound, the challenge now is to identify the most effective levers for combining economic recovery with scaling-up of highly performant deep retrofits, which is a prerequisite for moving onto a convergent path with France's national low-carbon strategy.
For a long time, and until now, they have been considered the black sheep: multi-flat buildings. As working with condominiums is very complicated for a number […]