Energy Efficient Optimised District Heating and Cooling

Project Summary

Developing a district operation system, using people engagement strategy, to manage smart energy usage for sustainable district heating & cooling systems – targeting energy savings of up to 30%.

Funding Body

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No. 696009.

Project Start Date: 01 February 2016

Duration: 36 months


  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • United Technologies Research Center
  • Veolia
  • Centre Scientifique et Technique de Batiment
  • Acciona

Nimbus Role

The People Behaviour & Technology Integration group at Nimbus Centre is coordinating the project and providing the Behaviour Analytics Tool and District Operation Platform integrating developed software components. CIT is hosting the main project testbed. Dr. Martin Klepal is the E2District project coordinator.

People Involved