Ljubljana showcases energy efficiency
- Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 15:47
On 4 February 2016, University of Ljubljana hosted a PLEEC dissemination event at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering (UL FGG), Jamova 2, Ljubljana followed by a study visit to some energy efficient projects and sites in Ljubljana.
Invited guests from the PLEEC project partner consortium were Florian Strohmayer from TU Wien (Austria) as well as Prof. Erik Dahlquist from Mälardalen University (Sweden). They spoke about the development of 6 energy efficient PLEEC model cities with focus on technical and behavioral aspects as well as how European Smart City Profiles can facilitate learning from Best Available Practices.
The event gathered around 25 participants including UL FGG staff and post-graduate students, as well as experts from other faculties and research institutes, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of RS and the City Municipality of Ljubljana (Mrs Alenka Loose, City Energy Manager) who participated actively in joint discussions.
On 5th February PLEEC guests visited energy efficient projects in the city center of Ljubljana in relation with the renewal of the public transport system (including cycling and walking) and the renovation of important cultural heritage buildings in Ljubljana - European Green Capital 2016.