Entries by Euroheat

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

(via IRENA, IEA & REN21) This report, developed jointly by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), outlines the infrastructure and policies needed for a transition to renewable-based, energy-efficient heating and cooling. This edition follows a broader initial study, Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition (IRENA, IEA […]

Onnelanpolku –  A near zero energy nursing home in Finland

The nursing home, built in 2013, is a near zero-energy building. Onnelanpolku is well insulated and its energy consumption is partially provided by local sources. The hybrid heating system for space heating and hot water was realized with a combination of solar thermal collectors and district heating. Electricity consumption is also minimized by the use […]