Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency describes the aim to reduce the amount of energy that is required to provide products and services such as heating, mobility or in industrial applications

Innovation: BIOLCA - A Tool For The Evaluation And Improvement Of The Sustainability In The Transport Sector

Last update: 08.11.2013
Pre-Demo
The tool, based on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology, will enable the assessment of environmental, social and economic impacts throughout the whole life cycle. BIOLCA will be a powerful tool for decision making that will contribute to the improvement of the sustainability in the Transport and Biofuels sectors, since [...]

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Innovation: European Biofuels Technology Platform

Last update: 20.09.2013
Demo
The EBTP as a platform consists of companies and stakeholders dedicated to the research, demonstration and market implementation of advanced biofuels (commonly referred to as second or third generation biofuels) but also to the improvement of already commercial biofuel value chains. Policy makers will be supported via fact-based information regarding [...]

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Innovation: Database Of Waste Management Technologies

Last update: 06.09.2013
Ready to use
A specific database on waste treatment processes and recycling technologies, which is integrated in the FENIX software, has been developed under the FENIX project. The database is compatible with the International Life Cycle Database (ILCD), which is a common format to exchange inventory data among different LCA software tools and [...]

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Innovation: FENIX TOOL: a comprehensive on-line tool for evaluating packaging waste management options in Spain and Portugal

Last update: 06.09.2013
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It is an ad-hoc software tool for evaluating alternative scenarios for the management of post-consumer packaging waste, enabling the selection of more sustainable waste management practices, in accordance with the current European policy principles. The tool is intended to be used directly by the local municipalities and waste management entities [...]

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Innovation: Transforming the retrofitting construction sector - Evaluation of Collaboration Models

Last update: 03.09.2013
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This report summarises the experiences made and lessons learned within the seven E2ReBuild projects in view of collaboration and action chains. Impacts and conclusions concerning the design and construction process, the communication management, the participation, the claim and time management, the work-flow on-site, the Health & Safety management, the relationship [...]

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Innovation: From Urban Wastewater Treatment Plant To Self Sustainable Integrated Platform For Wastewater Refinement

Last update: 29.08.2013
Demo
The aim of the WW-SIP project is to redefine the urban wastewater treatment plant (UWWTP) by transforming it into an integrated platform for sustainable and profitable sewage refinement. The project will create an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable wastewater refinement platform (WW-SIP) by integrating innovative technologies into the infrastructures and [...]

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Innovation: Industrial Symbiosis As An Innovative Method In Tackling Climate Change

Last update: 24.08.2013
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General objectives were to demonstrate industrial symbiosis as an innovative tool for tackling climate change; to foster prudent management of natural resources; and to identify the potential for sustainable development of the Hungarian economy. The NISP project ended on 31 December 2012. In the 3 years we have reached the [...]

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Innovation: Validation Of An Innovative Automotive Glass Process: Hot Oxygen Combustion And Hot Natural Gas

Last update: 15.08.2013
Pre-Demo
Hoxygas technology furnace erection is ongoing. Expected outcomes relate to the validation of a new technology that is capable of reducing the environmental impact of conventional techniques used in producing flat glass. The new technology will decreases the use of oxidisers and fuel consumption and pollutant emissions. The main environmental [...]

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Innovation: Erection Of A Demonstrative De-Oiling Plant For Recycling Oily Steelmaking Sludge And Mill Scales

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
At this stage of the project, only pilot tests have been done. PLD efficiency has been proven in lab scale and research of industrial hosting site resp. involvement of an additional partner for implantation and operation of the first pilot plant is on-going. Expected results: The PLD process will achieve [...]

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