The project studied and proposed global strategies, tools and guidelines that will promote effective and cost effective global implementaion of Renewable Energy Souces in new-built settlements in Europe. The specific objectives of the proposal include the combination and adaptation of scientific and technological knowledge with best engineering and architectural practice in order to study, develop, propose and disseminate global actions on the integration of RES systems and techniques in new-built settlements, the development tools for best practice and economic efficient development and management of new-built settlements, the study of the existing legislative framework on the implementation of advanced RES systems and techniques in settlements, the assessment of five case studies on the global integration of RES in settlements planned to be constructed in Europe, the integration of the results and conclusions into a set of design guidelines for managers and designers of settlements, urban sites and utilities.


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