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On Forecasting Energy Demand in Buildings

Article by Eurecat Building Energy Demand Forecast Methodology (EDCE) For the optimal sizing and determination of the HVAC system in a building, the precise calculation of the energy demand is an essential task, especially in cases of geothermal installations, due to the fact that the effort and the costs of

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Workshop in Perugia

From November 21 to December 6, 2018, a workshop was held at the Perugia demonstration site with the following objectives: to establish a channel of communication with local stakeholders, define their needs and requirements, include them in the design and finally gather information on the existing building. The workshop was

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GEOFIT General Assembly in Sant Cugat

The GEOFIT consortium successfully held the General Assembly on 12 and 13 November 2018, in Sant Cugat del Vallès. The meeting was kindly organized by L’ Ajuntament de Sant Cugat, who also organized a valuable historical visit to the Sant Cugat Monastery, an on-site inspection of the pilot school site

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First Ground Survey in the Pilot Site of Sant Cugat

Our partner Catalana de Perforacions started the ground survey in one of Geofit’s demo sites, the school Els Pins in Sant Cugat del Vallès. Georadar and GPS were used to detect existing underground services and also to get the surface topography.

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Geofit at Sustainable Places 2018

Sustainable Places is an annual international conference who gathers stakeholders from leading organizations around the world to advance the state of art and play in one of the greatest challenges that our societies and their urban planners have ever faced: The need to enhance the sustainability of places ensuring long-term

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GEOFIT Kick Off Meeting

GEOFIT project started successfully in May 2018, our kick-off meeting took place in Bruxelles on May, 15th and 16th. GEOFIT is a brand new Horizon2020 project about geothermal retrofitting of buildings, co-founded by the European Commission in the framework of LCE-17-2017 “Easier to install and more efficient geothermal systems for

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Geofit’s Website just launched!

We have just launched Geofit Project website. This first version contains basic information about the project, and it’s mostly text-based, but we will be adding new graphic content and improving its appearance in the following weeks. In fact, according to the work plan, the date for delivering the website was October

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