Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Smart interoperable electronic active valve, control eco-system and service to achieve superior building efficiency and user awareness     The business project relates to the development of an innovative product-service offer that intends to revolutionise the hydronic market.  
Post date: 25 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Co2olBricks project focused on the important contents in the field of heritage conservation: How to reduce the energy consumption of historical buildings without destroying their cultural value and identity. Every country in the Baltic Sea Region and Europe has to face these issues and is looking for solutions.   The project's main objectives were the following:  
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
Type: Link

In August 2017, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) released two Technical Reports presenting Level(s), a common EU framework of core indicators for the sustainability of office and residential buildings.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
Type: News

The realities behind the collection of data on the energy performance of buildings   This is the first issue in a series of factsheets that the EU-funded project ExcEED will publish on a range of diverse topics related to data collection on the energy performance of buildings.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

Though achieving the largest energy efficiency improvement in recent years, the household sector is still responsible for a considerable share of energy consumption in Europe:  29% of final energy consumption takes place in the household sector, where heating and cooling account for around 66% of the total energy use at home, this becoming the largest energy expense for most families.  
Post date: 21 Aug 2017
Type: Link

A recent Forbes article on “Four Major Success Factors In Large-Scale Transformation” cites the BUILD UPON project as an example of large-scale transformation, alongside examples of disruptive platform businesses such as Airbnb and Uber, as well as the current shift from diesel to electric car engines.  
Post date: 18 Aug 2017
Type: News

Roadmaps for Energy (R4E) is an EU funded project under the Horizon 2020 programme, aiming to develop a new type of energy strategy through visions and roadmaps for the 8 partner cities, in co-creation with relevant local stakeholders. The project focuses on three areas within the domain of sustainable energy that are closely linked to the municipalities main responsibilities: smart buildings, smart mobility, and smart urban spaces.  
Post date: 17 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Although Nearly Zero Energy Buildings will become a “must” for new buildings in Europe by the end of 2020 – no particular building concept exists, which would enable maximum use of daylight by a transparent glass façade and at the same time ZEB performance.   InDeWaG is an innovation action project funded under Horizon 2020, a Public Private Partnership on "BUILDINGS DESIGN FOR NEW HIGHLY ENERGY PERFORMING BUILDINGS".  
Post date: 17 Aug 2017
Type: Link