“Energy refurbishment of historic buildings in the Baltic Sea Region – Final Report of the Co2olBricks project” (2013) - download
The “Final Report” of the Co2olBricks project delivers a comprehensive documentation about the setup, the various activities and results of the project’s work as well as the experiences made in an international project. With the results Co2olBricks would like to encourage further activities in the field of climate change mitigation and heritage preservation.
“Integration of “Climate Protection” and “Cultural Heritage” aspects in municipal policy and development plans” (2013) - download
The main aim of this report is to advance the political discussion on the national and transnational level about the political and administrative anchoring of the essential combination of climate protection and preserving cultural heritage. Therefore examples for several instruments to balance heritage preservation with climate protection are given, e.g., concerning laws, urban development, public funding, standards.
“Improving the Energy Efficiency of Historic Buildings – A handbook of best practice examples, technical solutions and research projects” (2013) - download
The handbook gives an overview of the results that have been gained by the Co2olBricks work group Technical Solutions. The aim was to compile examples and results concerning energy-saving weak points and potentials of buildings with historical value. In all the topics theory meets practice, meaning that the calculated energy efficiency rehabilitation measures were identified and tested under real conditions in existing buildings. The outcome is this handbook of commonly used and innovative methods which documents the experiences collected by the Project Partners during the selection and assessment process.
“Improving the energy efficiency of historic buildings – The four pilot projects of Co2olBricks” (2013) - download
The brochure documents the planning, the implementation and the results of the four pilot projects in Kiel, Hamburg, Riga and Kohtla-Järve. Additionally, the example of a concept for a historic quarter in the case of Kiel-Elmschenhagen is presented.
Energetic refurbishment of historic buildings in the Baltic Sea Region - Interim Brochure of the Co2olBricks project (2012) - download
The interim brochure gives an overview of the results of the project work gained until summer 2012. It consists of information about the Work Packages “political development”, “technical innovation” and “education and economic promotion” and shows the interdependencies of these topics. Further on, information is given about contact persons or organisations, as well as extant guidelines, documentations and other useful publications in the field of energy refurbishments of historic buildings.
The Situation of Climate Protection and Cultural Heritage - Baseline study of Work Package 3 "Policy Development (2012)" - download
The baseline study is an inventory of the administrative and legislative situation regarding the management of cultural heritage and energy efficiency questions in each participating country as collected by the Project Partners. The objective of the baseline study is to identify issues and topics that need to be brought forward in the Project Partners’ stakeholder groups and roundtable meetings in order to fulfil the main aim of Work Package 3: Advancing the political discussion on a national and transnational level about the political and administrative anchoring of the essential combination of climate protection and cultural heritage aspects.
Refurbishment for the energy efficiency of historic buildings in member states in the Baltic Sea Region - A handbook of the “most common methods for improvements to energy efficiency” - Baseline study of Work Package 4 "Technical Innovations (2012)" - downloadThe aim of the handbook is to shine a light on the current methods used for refurbishment for energy efficiency in historic brick buildings in the Baltic Sea Region. It serves as an exchange for various experiences and shows the different standards in the participating countries. Therefore the handbook consists of different examples of refurbishment for energy efficiency in Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden.
Educational Situation and Labour Market Conditions in the Baltic Sea Region - Baseline Study of Work Package 5 "Education and Economic Promotion (2012)" - downloadThe main aim of this baseline study is to collect and present descriptive information and comparable data to understand the specifics and necessities of each project country, to know the complexity of the labour market and the education system in the Baltic Sea Region and to name the main problems which can be met within the Co2olBricks project in the education and economic promotion section.