SERVE – Sustainable Energy for the Rural Village Environment – Project Brochure

The SERVE project, co-financed by CONCERTO under the FP6 programme, has concluded its last phase. Read this brochure to explore the results!

The SERVE project targets more than 400 buildings, existing and new, for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. The SERVE region, home to this project, is a rural region, 600 km², 12,000 people, and 6,000 dwellings among which 60% were constructed pre-1981. The project led to the creation of a region in North Tipperary which is a leader in the implementation of sustainable energy actions.

The project achieved complete retrofitting actions in more than 350 homes and non-residential buildings which dramatically improved their energy performance with a reduction of energy consumption within existing residential buildings of 3.5 MWh/year. Another concrete result of the project is the increase in the production of renewable energy in existing dwellings from 660 to 2,300 MWh/year.

The results have been presented at the final conference of the project which took place last week (1-5 October) in Nenagh (North Tipperary). Job creation, new case studies and North Tipperary Cunty Council Councillors’ impressions are some of the contents you can also find on the new brochure.