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Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements using Advanced Energy TechnologyThe ZERO-PLUS project has constructed four residential settlements using Advanced Energy Technology that will achieve near zero and positive energy.
Summer in the city: green infrastructure to keep urban areas coolThe last 5 years have been the hottest on record. Temperature records were broken in cities across Czechia, Spain, Germany, France, and Poland. Meanwhile, public health warnings were issued in Belgium, Italy, and Switzerland due to the intense warmth. The team at LIFE Tree Check has come up with several solutions that can help cities across central Europe cope when the heat is on.
Supporting vulnerable households in tackling energy povertyMillions of Europeans continue to struggle to pay their energy bills and keep their homes at comfortable temperatures, resulting in negative effects on their health and wellbeing. The problems have been exacerbated during the Covid-19 pandemic, requiring people to stay at home for extended periods of time. Two projects funded by Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency are empowering households to take measures to save energy and improve their quality of life.