REPLACE at a glance – video online

Climate change is one of the most important challenges we are facing today. At the same time, a huge energy demand in Europe – namely 50% – results from heating and cooling. 

Learn in the video, 

  • what the challenges are when it comes to the replacement of heating and cooling systems,
  • what REPLACE’s mission is and in which target regions it is active,
  • how the project helps you heat and cool sustainably,
  • and how REPLACE can benefit you, your region and the climate.

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3rd REPLACE consortium meeting – thanking the Advisory Board

The third REPLACE consortium meeting was held on 9th and 10th of December 2020. Planned for Zagreb, the consortium again met online, presenting and discussing the REPLACE products that come into gear in 2021 such as the Heating System Calculator, practice-oriented handbooks for consumers, intermediaries and investors as well as real life best practice examples from 9 countries. 

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Third meeting of LWG in North Macedonia

The third meeting of REPLACE’s KAGoP Local Working Group was organised on 22 December by SDEWES Skopje via ZOOM platform. The meeting was held in order to validate the draft Action plan for the replace campaigns that should be conducted in our target region. In total 10 participants from the municipalities of Karposh, Aerodrom, Gjorce Petrov, as well as representatives from the organizations CeProSARD, Habitat and ZLEK contributed in this third meeting. 

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Report D4.1 published: Heating-Matrices show recommended RES Heating Technologies fitting to various Building Types & Qualities

The heating matrices in Report D4.1 provide an initial overview of which heating system based on renewable (non-fossil) energy sources or district heat is most suitable for a building. The matrices presented were adapted regionally with regard to structural and environmental conditions, building standards and economic viability. 

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Inventories of the mind-sets and needs of all relevant stakeholders in the target regions – Report D3.1

How do end-consumers, intermediaries and investors perceive renewable heating and cooling? What information sources do they use? And what barriers, challenges and needs do they view in respect to replacing inefficient systems with sustainable ones? Numerous interviews have been conducted in all partner regions. The respective Report D3.1 provides insight in the mind-sets and needs of stakeholders and forms a basis for the REPLACE campaigns.

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REPLACE drives sustainable heating and cooling forward – practice-tools near completion

REPLACE consortium meeting 16 September 2020

Although COVID-19 turns meetings difficult, especially on international level, the REPLACE project advances constantly. An online consortium-meeting on the 16th of September 2020 has confirmed: A number of practice-oriented tools shall be ready in the near future to support end-consumers, intermediaries and investors in their replacement actions: 

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First Local Working Group meeting in Sarajevo Canton

The first meeting of the REPLACE Local Working Group for Sarajevo Canton was held end of June aiming to make heating and cooling in households for European consumers efficient, economically resilient, clean and climate-friendly. The project has received funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.

The meeting was attended by the key stakeholder portfolio including representatives of the cantonal ministry, local governments, academia, public utility companies and installers/salers and suppliers of heating and cooling systems in the Sarajevo Canton.

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