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Considering the characteristics of European cities, energy efficiency in historic buildings stands out as one of the main problems for urban policies farsighted. Sara van Rompaey illustrated a simple handbook of strategies and main programs that deal with this issue.

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historic buildings (pre 1945) are 10% of building stock

guidelines for simple solutions to avoid irreversible damages

box in a box

interior insulation

roof: invisible insulation

windows: new interior windows; films;

high insulation single glass (expensive)

3encult: http://www.3encult.eu/en/project/welcome/default.html

jpi: http://www.jpi-culturalheritage.eu/