Sustainable Places 2018

Sustainable Places 2018 (SP) annual international conference 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 environmental security. Specifically, the event is focused on the commercial, technological and scientific intersections between Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) and the collaborating smart grids, policies, construction actors, and forward-thinking communities.


PLANHEAT is part of the District Heating & Cooling workshop on 28 June, taking place from 8:30 to 12:00.


“District Energy Systems” workshop: a collaborative exchange of results on planning, operation, and modeling for energy efficiency – District Energy Systems represent one of the most promising solutions for a sustainable energy system. District energy systems can be up to 10 times more efficient plus they enable a broader range of services for sustainability and economic growth when compared with traditional systems. Discussions in the workshop will focus on the increased penetration and cost-effectiveness of district heating and cooling technologies in the EU energy sector.

  • Tatiana Loureiro, Raymond Sterling; R2M Solution (INDIGO)
  • Miika Rama, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (INDIGO)
  • Martin Klepal, CIT (E2District)
  • Roberto Fedrizzi, EURAC (Flexynets)
  • Meritxell Vinyals, Michael Descamps; CEA (PENTAGON)
  • Wolfgang Birk, Lulea University of Technology (OPTi)
  • Gozde Unkaya, Exergy (Thermoss)
  • Borna Doračić, University of Zagreb (CoolHeating)
  • Marin Petrovic, Municipality of Visoko (CoolHeating)
  • Inés Arias, DHC+ (SDHp2m, PLANHEAT)
  • Ioannis Meintanis, Serafeim Moustakidis; City University of London (InDeal)
  • Martin Buchholz, TU Berlin (H-Disnet)


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