Energy efficient heating and cooling made easy – Highlights from the HACKS project

HACKS Project

On February 14th 2023, the final project conference was held on heating and cooling in the residential sector – researcher, representative of the industry, national energy agencies, green and consumer NGOs, policy makers, etc. did attend.

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Download the HACKS-Meeting-Recording

With the aim to learn more about the latest developments in energy efficiency of heating and cooling products in the EU, Norway and UK, including the most efficient products and policy trends, the following programme was presented.

The Programme

14:30 to 14:40

Welcome & Introduction

French Agency for Ecological Transition (ADEME) and European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)

14:40 to 15:20

The HACKS approach and impacts

Guide Topten – France

Market Analysis – Topten Products benchmarks: how do most energy efficient heating and cooling products evolve

Bush Energie – Switzerland

How do policy makers view heating and cooling product evolution?

Directorate-General for Energy Buildings and Products (DG ENER)

Supporting citizens willing to improve their heating and cooling comfort, including with low and no cost measures

Eliante – Italy


15h40 to 16h50

HACKS in practice:
Reaching different target groups: citizens, manufacturers, installers, retailers, multipliers and the media

Austrian Energy Agency (AEA) - Austria

Winter energy saving campaign in Czech Republic

SEVEn The Energy Efficiency Center – Czech Republic

Promoting our products on Facebook

Energy Saving Trust (EST) – United Kingdom

Seminar for consumers: Heat pumps for energy independence

co2online – Germany

Awareness raising among teenagers

The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and Friends of the Earth Norway

Partnership with installers

ECODES – Spain

Competition for efficient windows in Poland

Polish Foundation for Energy Efficiency (FEWE) – Poland

Rebate programmes in Luxemburg

Oekozenter Pafendall – Luxembourg

Transforming the European comfort fan market

Bush Energie - Switzerland

16h50 to 17h00

Wrap-up and conclusion

Find out all about the HACKS project.