Debating energy efficiency in Lisbon: new perspectives and practices on energy efficiency From the 25th to the 28th of June, by invitation of GEBALIS –Enterprise for Social Housing Management of Lisbon Municipality, the third IMEA Community of Practice took place. This dynamic workshop was characterized by knowledge sharing among project partners and had the aim of discovering and discussing innovative energy efficiency methods and approaches. While the first day was dedicated to knowledge enhancement of project partners, the next day focused on practitioners, policy makers, academic world and social society with the aim of disseminating IMEA interim project results to the wider public.
Study visits on social housing quarter and a smart energy
- One visit took the participants to a Lisbon social housing quarter (Bairro da Boavista) where a large rehabilitation project is currently taking place (16 residential buildings) using black-cork as raw material of to improve passive energy efficiency on the external façades.
- The second visit led the IMEA
Partners to Évora, to learn more about the INOVGRID Project,
promoted by several Portuguese partners. This project has resulted
in a smart energy grid with information and equipment capable of
automating energy management by different consumers (from
residential to commercial users, from services to
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