Building operation, monitoring, energy management

BUILD UP Webinar recordings | ICT solutions for Energy Positive Neighbourhoods

The IDEAS project ("Intelligent NeighbourhooD Energy Allocation & Supervision") has developed a complete Energy Management System enabling energy tradings and optimisation that supports the development and conception of Energy Positive Neighbourhoods (EPNs).


Discover how communities, public authorities & utility companies can be engaged in the development of energy positive neighbourhoods through:

Louise-Otto-Peters School in Hockenheim to be an efficiency house plus

The under construction Louise-Otto-Peter School in Hockenheim will be the first educational building within the efficiency house plus programme of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety. The roofing ceremony (Richtfest) took place in summer 2016, the completion is planned for April 2017. The building envelope of the efficiency house plus school is built in passive house level.

Louise-Otto-Peters-Schule in Hockenheim wird zum Effizienzhaus Plus

Als erster Bildungsbau im Effizienzhaus Plus-Programm  des BMUB entsteht derzeit der Neubau der Louise-Otto-Peters-Schule in Hockenheim. Das Richtfest fand im Sommer 2016 statt, die Fertigstellung ist für April 2017 geplant. Die Gebäudehülle der Effizienzhaus Plus-Schule wird im Passivhausstandard errichtet. Eine Wärmepumpe in Kombination mit einem Eisspeicher, der auch für die sommerliche passive Kühlung genutzt wird, reduziert die Nutzung des städtischen Nahwärmenetzes auf Spitzenlastzeiten. 191 kWp Photovoltaik werden zur Stromerzeugung eingesetzt.

ZERO-PLUS newsletter #2 - May 2016

This is the second issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.


This issue includes information on the first ZERO-PLUS progress meeting that was held in March 2016 in Bergamo, Italy. In addition the newsletter includes information about a number of project research and dissemination activities: