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Renovation of the THEODORE building

  The renovation of the THEODORE building is in line with the desire of AG Real Estate to participate in the enhancement of urban heritage.   This building of 3500 m2, inscribed in a remarkable architectural ensemble which includes...
Project type : Renovation Building Type : Office building < 28m Construction Year : 2015 Delivery year : 2017 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 3 512 m2 Construction/refurbishment cost : 8...
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Environmental footprint and circularity in the construction sector

While focusing in energy efficiency of buildings, Build UP portal acknowledge the relevance of an integrated approach to the overarching goal of reducing environmental footprint of buildings. The rational and efficient use of...
Perspective Overview of BAMB H2020 Project: Environmental footprint and circularity in the construction sector.
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European energy efficiency services markets and quality: a report from QualitEE project

Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the QualitEE project aims to increase investment in energy efficiency services in the building sector within the EU and improve trust in service providers. This will be achieved by developing...
This report has been developed as part of the "QualitEE – Quality Certification Frameworks for Energy Efficiency Services" project supported by the EU's Horizon 2020 programme.
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Application of IoT and Machine Learning techniques for the assessment of thermal comfort perception

Abstract:   Thermal comfort is traditionally assessed by using the PMV index defined according to the EN ISO 7730:2005 where the user passively interacts with the surrounding environment considering a physic-based model built on a steady-...
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Heat Pumps to decarbonize heating and cooling

Heat pump technology can deliver major economic, environmental and energy system benefits to Europe. Heat pumps use renewable energy and may be the single most efficient technology for heating and cooling, particularly when both services...
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Vacuum Insulation Panel technology used in façade insulation of the Grand Tower Frankfurt

VIPA International Case study: Vacuum Insulation Panel technology used in façade insulation of the Grand Tower Frankfurt The Challenge   The population in many large cities has been exploding for years. At the same time, there is limited...
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Affordable renewable energy supply for high energy efficiency in German building sector

Efficiency reduces costs and risks, creates many benefits and opportunities. The study assesses how climate targets can be achieved at the lowest possible cost and what role building efficiency plays in the energy system.   The study...
A study commissioned by the organization Agora Energiewende and the European Climate Foundation finds that high energy efficiency in buildings is a condition for affordable renewable energy supply.
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Energy-efficient Buildings contractual Public-Private Partnership: 2018 Progress Monitoring Report

The Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) cPPP is a partnership between the European Commission (EC) and the private sector as represented by the private members of the EeB cPPP Partnership Board and supported by the Energy Efficient Buildings...
The document prepared by ECTP provides a critical analysis of the Energy-efficient Buildings contractual Public-Private Partnership (EeB cPPP) progress in the implementation of its multiannual roadmap, a summary of progress achieved and an...
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Renovating buildings to save energy in Valladolid

Run-down district in Valladolid, Spain, that has now become a model of sustainable living in cities.   In the suburbs of Valladolid, a city in central Spain, a district is at the forefront of Europe's energy transition. With its 19...
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Deep renovation of buildings: the long road for a win-win strategy

The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) 2012/27/EU defines deep renovation as a “refurbishment that reduces both the delivered and the final energy consumption of a building by a significant percentage compared with the pre-renovation levels...