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Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) – products database

This database tool aims to boost the BIPV penetration in the building sector, overcoming existing barriers as well as encouraging designers with inspiring examples of BIPV buildings and a quick glance at the current BIPV market.   As part...

Modelling approach for Complex Fenestration Systems

This tool is a simulation methodology for assessing the thermal performance of Complex Fenestration Systems (CFS). In this simulation approach, solar radiation is treated with a detailed optical model based on ray tracing and using the...

DEEP (De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform)

The De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP) is an open source database for energy efficiency investments performance monitoring and benchmarking that provides detailed analysis and evidence on the performance of energy efficiency...

New Simulation Climate Data for Europe Available

Climate.OneBuilding.org is pleased to announce the availability of new climate data (TMYx) for more than 1,900 locations for the following 25 countries in Europe: Aland Islands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland,...

Financial Toolkit, European Project

ABRACADABRA (ABRA) is an acronym that outlines this research project’s premise: ‘Assistant Buildings’ addition to Retrofit, Adopt, Cure And Develop the Actual Buildings up to zeRo energy, Activating a market for deep renovation’.   The...

Hotmaps: the open source mapping and planning tool for heating and cooling

The Hotmaps project aims at designing a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and urban planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national levels, and in line with EU policies.   The beta-...

The European Industrial Energy Efficiency good Practices platform

European Industrial Energy Efficiency good Practices platform: the platform dedicated to energy efficiency "Good Practices" in the main industrial sectors.   EU-MERCI project, aimed at fostering and facilitating the implementation of...

ABRACADABRA Technical Toolkit

Description of the toolkit Technical Toolkit guides and outlines process for stakeholders to understand, assess and implement the technical assessment required for successful building renovation projects with AddOns. The energy-economic...

Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) 9 & DesignPH

https://passivehouseplus.ie/magazine/insight/phpp-9-designph   The energy balance and planning tool for efficient buildings and refurbishments The PHPP is an easy to use planning tool for energy efficiency for the use of architects and...

Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST)

The aim of the Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST) is to assist cities, towns and other local authorities in developing, implementing and monitoring climate change adaptation plans. UAST was developed as a practical guidance for urban...

Modelica Buildings library

The Modelica Buildings library is a free open-source library with dynamic simulation models for building and district energy and control systems. The library contains models for: HVAC systems, controls, heat transfer among rooms and the...

Fit-to-NZEB: a training tool to enhance knowledge and skills on NZEB

The FIT-TO-NZEB project aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in all participating countries - Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Austria and Greece - through unique educational...

HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool (HK BEST)

Objective HK BESTCOM:   The objective of the HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool - Commercial Buildings (Office/Retail) is to promote better energy performance for commercial buildings by: Providing an online tool for the building...

eQUEST simulation software

eQuest is a freeware, easy to use building energy use analysis tool which provides professional-level results with an affordable level of effort. It allows users to perform detailed analysis of today's state-of-the-art building design...

The RentalCal Tool

The Horizon 2020 funded RentalCal project (European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Energetic Retrofitting Investments) aims to improve market transparency for energy efficiency investments in the rental...

Prosolis Webtool

Since these last years, the application of the European Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) has led to a higher interest in summer comfort issue. In this context, the design of glazing complexes (glazing and solar shading) is a...

Tracking Clean Energy Progress

The International Energy Agency-IEA’s newly-enhanced Tracking Clean Energy Progress provides a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of a full range of energy technologies and sectors that are critical in a global clean-energy transition....

ENERINTOOL: a tool for financing sustainable energy projects

ENERINVEST aims to become the Spanish National Platform for financing Sustainable Energy Projects. A reference platform for consulting, meeting and dialogue among the main stakeholders in sectors involved. Technical, legal and financial...

TOTEM Tool to Optimise the Total Environmental impact of Materials

CREATE: Totem stimulates the creativity of designers/specifiers to realize projects that combine all the requirements related to the environmental challenges of tomorrow.   EVALUATE: Totem allows the evaluation of the environmental impacts...

Climate.OneBuilding.Org: climate and weather data sources

Climate.OneBuilding.Org is e repository of free climate data for building performance simulation.   The website contains typical, single-year climate data files in EPW format from many publicly available data sets from around the world....