Event name Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings and Districts
Event type Workshop
Frequency No regular event
Venue Visby, Sweden
Start date 28.01.2016
End date 28.01.2016
Description energy efficiency in historic buildings and historic district, possibilities and barriers, discussion of the decision support system (DSS)
EFFESUS partner(s)  University of Uppsala
Role  organizer, facilitator

 

Description

The workshop was organized by the department of conservation (Anna Donarelli, Johanna Pietikäinen and Petra Eriksson) and was held at Uppsala University Campus Gotland January 28, 2016. Invitation was sent to professional stakeholders in Visby with connection to the projects Effesus www.effesus.eu and LEAF www.lowenergyapartments.eu .

The objective of the workshop was to discuss energy efficiency in historic buildings and historic district, possibilities and barriers, and to present and discuss the idea of the decision support system (DSS) developed within the Effesus project and the technical toolkit developed within the LEAF project (briefly touched upon).

The participants discussed the most important issues to address in the intersectional filed of energy efficiency and historic buildings/districts regarding their point of view. Main topics were: information & knowledge (need for advice, best practice), economy, technical solutions & and comfort (issues concerning costs to subsidies, use of traditional materials) holistic perspective & coordination.