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A Framework Process for Regional Variation and Implications for Urban Sustainability
The goal of this investigation is to understand the factors that influence the continuous evolution of cities. We explore the process leading urban settlements of diverse regions to exhibit different urban features that ...
Multiple benefits from buildings refurbishment: evidence from Smart City Projects in EU
Given the necessity of strengthening the transition towards a smarter, more sustainable low-carbon future, Smart Cities are considered a powerful tool. However, Smart City projects involving the refurbishment of existing ...
European union research and development funding on smart cities and their importance on climate and energy goals
The scope of this paper is to examine the European Union support in terms of research and development funding on the topic of smart cities. A detailed literature review, based on a project-by-project investigation, and a ...
Smart city projects implementation in Europe: how to overcome barriers by drivers
This investigation has the aim to provide advice and support on the implementation of smart city projects at European Union level. A quantitative feasibility study-strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis-based ...
Europe´s Building Stock and its Energy Demand: a Comparison between Austria and Italy
The building sector is responsible for approximately 40% of the European Union’s total primary energy demand, which is mainly attributed to space heating, cooling and domestic hot water. In 2010 its value reached 1,800 ...
EUROPEAN HEAT PUMP MARKET ANALYSIS: ASSESSMENT OF BARRIERS AND DRIVERS
The European Union is currently undertaking unprecedented efforts to increase its use of renewable energy sources by 20% with respect to 1990’s levels. In this perspective, heat pumps represent a powerful low carbon energy ...