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ICT enabled BEhavioral change ToWards Energy EfficieNt lifestyles (InBETWEEN)

Tags: Social housingSmart metersBehaviour

inBETWEEN simultaneously assists users to identify energy waste, learn how they can conserve energy and motivate them to act. The inBetween solution will help users integrate their building’s connected devices and systems with advanced energy analytics and optimisation services to create a comprehensive recommendation and feed-back solution which will facilitate further behaviour change towards more energy and cost efficient daily routines. This solution will be tested (among others) in 44 social housing apartments in France.

Institute for Sustainable Energy, University of Malta

The Institute of Sustainable Energy within the University of Malta monitors developments related to energy utilization in sectors such as demography, economy and industry. Analysis of trends of sector energy use provide basis for a strategy for the application of energy conservation and renewable energies. It organises and participates in teaching programmes and research projects in the field of energy technology. Other objectives include disseminating appropriate methods and techniques relevant to the our areas of interest and to design equipment adapted to local conditions.

KOMOSIE

Tags: NGOsEnergy audits

KOMOSIE is the network of non-profit organisations involved in recovery and energy-cutting activities in Flanders. They organise the Energiesnoeiers project, which provides a free energy scan and the placement of insulations, mostly to vulnerable households. The initiative involves formerly unemployed people, which now work as energy advisor.

Less Energy More OpportuNities (LEMON)

Tags: Social housing

This project targets the energy retrofit of private and public dwellings in the social housing sector of two regions of Emilia-Romagna by establishing an innovative financing approach, which applies an energy performance contracting (EPC) model combined with a new "green lease" concept based on the improved energy performance of the housing units (Energy Performance Tenancy Agreement - EPTA). It envisages to trigger sustainable energy investments of €15.29 million in 622 dwellings.

Luzcontrol (Luzcontrol)

This organisation is dedicated to helping households lower their energy bills, with special focus on energy poverty. It has signed agreements with social entities that work with vulnerable households, such as the Red Cross, Cáritas and Familias Numerosas de Andalucía.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Tags: Physical health

This organisation campaigned for additional financial support for people with cancer who were in particular need and struggling with their energy bills. Nearly one in five people with cancer turn off the heating, even though they're cold, because they're worried about paying their energy bills. Not enough people with cancer who are terminally ill, having treatment or receiving certain benefits get the financial help they need to keep their homes warm. 

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