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LEAF: Improving the energy efficiency of multi-occupancy apartment blocks

Low Energy Apartment Futures (LEAF) was a three year project that looked to improve the energy efficiency of multi-occupancy apartment blocks by overcoming the barriers experienced during the retrofit process. The project ran from March 2013 to March 2016 and was funded by the EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme and local organisations in each country.

 

Low Energy Apartment Futures (LEAF) results published

Low Energy Apartment Futures (LEAF) was a three year project that looked to improve the energy efficiency of multi-occupancy apartment blocks by overcoming the barriers experienced during the retrofit process. Retrofit of this type of building is essential to meet climate change targets and reduce fuel poverty as approximately 43% of Europeans live in flats[1]. However, this type of building is notoriously difficult to retrofit due to short-comings of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the challenges of engaging multiple owners.

 

EU FP7 School of the Future Broschüre

 Das School of the Future-Projekt wurde im Jahr 2011 als Demonstrationsprojekt im 7. Forschungsrahmenprogramm der Europäischen Union gestartet. Der zugehörige Förderaufruf hatte als Schwerpunkt „Demonstration von Energieeffizienz durch die Sanierung von Gebäuden“. Dabei sollten ganzheitliche Sanierungsmaßnahmen an Gebäuden mit hohem Multiplikationspotential für weite Gebiete Europas geplant, durchgeführt und evaluiert werden. Der Heizenergieverbrauch für die Raumkonditionierung der Gebäude sollte um mindestens 75 % durch die Sanierung reduziert werden.

EU FP7 School of the Future brochure

In 2011, the 'School of the Future' project was launched as a demonstration project in the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union. The related call for applications focused on the 'Demonstration of Energy Efficiency through Retrofitting of Buildings'. Project goals included design, implementation and evaluation of holistic renovation measures in buildings with a high replication potential for large regions of Europe.

OVERVIEW – School buildings as leading examples of energy efficient renovation

Throughout the Recast Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) it is requested that “the public sector in each Member State should lead the way in the field of energy performance of buildings” and “buildings occupied by public authorities and buildings frequently visited by the public should set an example”. Among the most promising public building types to act as lighthouse projects are school buildings.

Building Green Open Space 2016

Στα πλαίσια της διοργάνωσης της “Building Green Expo 2016”, θα λάβει χώρα και η εκδήλωση “Building Green Open Space 2016”.  Η έκδήλωση θα αποτελείται από καθημερινές παρουσιάσεις, μελέτες περιπτώσεων, προβολές λύσεων και εφαρμογών σχετικά με την αειφορία, την πράσινη δόμηση, τις Ανανεώσιμες Πηγές Ενέργειας (ΑΠΕ), τις τεχνολογίες εξοικονόμησης ενέργειας στα υφιστάμενα και νέα κτίρια καθώς και στο δομημένο περιβάλλον.

 

Οι θεματικές που θα αναπτυχθούν στη φετινή διοργάνωση είναι: