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Renovation of Residential urban spaces: Towards nearly zero energy CITIES

Renovation of Residential urban spaces: Towards nearly zero energy CITIES

Objective

R2CITIES aims to develop and demonstrate an open and easily replicable strategy for designing, constructing, and managing large scale district renovation projects for achieving nearly zero energy cities. For this purpose, it will be developed a demonstration and dissemination framework of very innovative strategies and solutions for building energy renovation at district level, based in the following pillars:



• Three demonstrations of residential district retrofitting, in different countries, climate conditions, user’s habits, etc.



• A very ambitious dissemination programme focused on public and professional audiences.



• Several studies of cost-effective solutions for the holistic improvement of the energy performance of buildings at district level (definition of standard indicators and new diagnosis approach, analysis of existing energy technologies in a systemic approach, new strategies for urban energy planning, …)



• Deployment of a rigorous measurement and verification of energy performance and savings plan for each demonstration, taking into account standard protocols as IPMVP.



• A market and replication deployment plan, in order to ensure the project impact at business level, and a results exploitation strategy suitable for achieve a wide impact.



3 demo sites will be addressed for demonstrating the framework and associated impacts by developing real cases going beyond current market standards but ensuring the replicability of the concepts deployed. R2CITIES makes a difference from current state of the art, as it will be far away from current expensive and stand alone pilots that have failed into reaching the market. Valladolid, Genoa and Kartal (Itanbul) municipalities will provide three demo sites for a very ambitious renovation of three residential districts, involving more than 65.000 m2, more than 700 dwellings and more than 1500 users, with a potential of energy consumption reduction near to 60 %.

Coordinator

FUNDACION CARTIF

Address

Pq Tecnologico Boecillo 205
47151 Boecillo

Spain

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Research Organisations

Administrative Contact

Sergio Sanz (Mr.)

Participants (15)

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SOCIEDAD MUNICIPAL DE SUELO Y VIVIENDA DE VALLADOLID SL

Spain

ACCIONA CONSTRUCCION SA

Spain

ISTANBUL TEKNIK UNIVERSITESI

Turkey

RINA CONSULTING SPA

Italy

STEINBEIS INNOVATION GGMBH

Germany

YOURIS.COM

Belgium

COMUNE DI GENOVA

Italy

ODE YALITIM SANAYI VE TICARET A.S.

Turkey

ONYX SOLAR ENERGY SL

Spain

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI GENOVA

Italy

ABB SPA

Italy

OFFICINAE VERDI GROUP SPA

Italy

EXERGY LTD

United Kingdom

KARTAL BELEDIYE BASKANLIGI

Turkey

EZINC METAL SANAYI VE TICARET AS

Turkey

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 314473

  • Start date

    1 July 2013

  • End date

    30 June 2017

Funded under:

FP7-ENERGY

  • Overall budget:

    € 14 861 750,85

  • EU contribution

    € 9 011 330,87

Coordinated by:

FUNDACION CARTIF

Spain