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Any room available for energy efficiency in the Italian hotel sector?

Italy is one of the top touristic destinations of the world and it ranks third in Europe, after Spain and Germany, in terms of presences in hotels and similar accommodations. The hotel sector is of fundamental importance for the Italian … Continue reading

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“To heat or not to heat by using heat pumps? This is the question”. An Italian dilemma on energy efficient heating in buildings.

Italy is one the largest consumers of fossil fuels in Europe, in fact, it is the third country after UK and Germany, in terms of natural gas consumption. In particular, most of the consumption of the residential sector is due … Continue reading

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The Retrorunning of Oil Prices

From October 2014 up to March 2015 a continuous decrease of oil prices was detected up to a minimum of ~45 $/bbl. This level is very far from the ~95 $/bbl of the end of August/ beginning of September 2014. … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency in the Italian residential sector: is there a real opportunity or only bar talk?

Energy efficiency is often referred to as a hidden fuel. This definition is based on the assumption that if you are more energy efficient in performing some activities, you have an excess of energy to do other things. The concept … Continue reading

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Is the price friendship between oil and gas over?

In the ‘60s years natural gas started to gain importance and to be consumed in large quantities, therefore a natural gas market was established. Natural gas market developed on a regional basis, in opposition to the oil market which evolved … Continue reading

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