Residential buildings

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MOEEBIUS celebrates project’s final conference as part of the World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

MOEEBIUS project faces the challenge of reducing energy consumption in the building sector, based on modelling optimization of energy efficiency in buildings for urban sustainability. Project’s ambition was to  elaborate...
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BIMzeED project

The BIMzeED project focuses on the training needs for the current and future construction industry with the main purpose to encourage 1) better employability 2) low-carbon growth, 3) green and nZEB skills 4) increase in youth employment....
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E=0 project

E=0: Desirable, warm, affordable homes for life.

E=0 project will support the development of home makeovers to net zero energy levels in FR, NL, UK and LUX.   E=0 will address poor energy performance of residential buildings by generating a new mass market for net zero energy retrofits...
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Key ingredients for a smart urban district

Smart city expert Ali Vasallo Belver shares the lesson learnt from an innovative integrated retrofitting strategy across Europe As awareness grows about the need to live more sustainably, policy action towards "greening"...
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Behaviour change for energy efficiency: a policy brief from the Policy Learning Platform on Low-carbon economy

Whilst major investments are being made into new technologies and materials for improving energy efficiency, there are a number of human-related factors that also need to be addressed. Strategies...

Behavioural issues need to be considered in all aspects of the energy transition, from improving awareness of the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energies, to making sure that technologies are easy to use, and that financial...
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ZERO-PLUS: Achieving near Zero and positive energy settlements in Europe

ZERO-PLUS is a Project focusing on achieving near Zero and positive energy settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology. Its goal is to provide the market with an innovative, yet readily implementable system for Near Zero Energy...
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Typical Meteorological Year data sets for building energy performance

This article presents a method to generate Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) data sets for use in calculations of the energy performance of buildings, based on satellite derived solar radiation data and other...
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Benchmarks for environmental impact of housing in Europe: archetypes and LCA of the residential building stock

The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.   The aim is to quantify the average environmental impacts...