LDAC2019 - Tekniker and RESPOND

RESPOND Events: Meet us at our Workshop in LDAC2019

Our Partner Tekniker, represented by Iker Esnaola-Gonzalez and Francisco Javier Diez, will participate in the LDAC2019 – 7th Linked Data in Architecture and Construction Workshop on the 19th – 21th June 2019. Read our full paper about “Integrating Building and IoT… Read More »

Interoperability - Demand Response

Semantic Technologies for Integrating Demand Response Data

Renewable Energy Sources (RES) are increasingly penetrating the energy production side, and in combination with DR programs and improvement in energy storage options, could contribute to significantly reduce peak demands. However, the integration of the different systems and technologies involved… Read More »

Demand Response and Heating in Homes

Demand Response and Space Heating Practices in Homes

In Europe, approximately 40% of the total energy consumption is used in buildings. Providing a comfortable and healthy indoor environment for occupants is responsible for a major part of the energy used in buildings. Demand response can be utilised in… Read More »

The key points of Respond Project in 2018

2018 was the year when RESPOND project made important progresses! Today we would like to share with you some of the key points that the consortium did last year. Check as well a few hints of what’s coming in this… Read More »

Demand Response and Smart Cities

The Role of DR in Smart Cities

More than 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this percentage is projected to reach 68% by 2050 according to the UN. This concentration of urban population implies several advantages in terms of efficiency, allowing people to… Read More »

Buildings Madrid Pilot site Respond Project

Meet the Madrid Pilot Site

The third pilot site is located in an urban area near to Madrid city centre. This city of 3,2 million inhabitants in the centre area and more than 6 million including the metropolitan area enjoys a mainland Mediterranean weather with… Read More »

RESPOND in the News: ALBOA Magazine spotlights the project

The “Alboa Inside” magazine spotlighted RESPOND project in December’s 2018 issue: Here’s the article translated: 20 homes in Vejlby Vest peeking into the future Text and photo by Martin Crab, ALBOA In Vejlby Vest measures and analyzes ALBOA and AURA… Read More »

Demand Side Management vs Demand Response

4 Differences between Demand Side Management & Demand Response

Energy cost in different buildings and facilities, either industrial or residential, has an important impact on their general costs. Energy prices have been rising steadily in Europe in recent years, and energy consumption is increasing too. Energy professionals know that… Read More »

EU Policy perspectives: demand response

Demand Response: EU Policy Perspectives

The Paris Agreement adopted on December 12, 2015, within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by 195 member countries, marks a direction change in global energy policy. It establishes the measures to contribute to EU’s greenhouse gases (GHGs)… Read More »


RESPOND Events: RESPOND was at Sustainable Places 2018

As part of our intent to expand the reach of RESPOND Project, we attended the event Sustainable Places 2018. If you want more information on the event please go to: SP2018. The annual event took place in Aix-les-Bains (France). Indeed, from June 27th… Read More »