Deep renovation technology packages

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Concept:   The acceleration of digitalisation in lean building/infrastructure construction will facilitate the industrialisation of the construction sector.   The EU-funded COGITO project proposes to materialise the digitalisation benefits through a digital Construction 4.0 toolbox that harmonises Digital Twins with the Building Information Model concept.  
Post date: 22 dec 2020
Type: Link

Delivering services to buildings based on an Active building Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) model provides a new opportunity to Energy Service Companies (ESCOs and grid operators) aiming to generate new business or improve existing ones, while lowering GHG emissions.   ESCOs can play an important role as aggregators of implicit Demand Response in buildings, as electrification (in combination with active control) based on demand response to variable pricing seems to be the key to a successful business case.
Post date: 21 dec 2020
Type: Publication

Improving energy efficiency in public buildings is at the core of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD).   The eCentral project aims to support key stakeholders in the energy renovation of public buildings, to promote the benefits of nZEBs – nearly zero energy buildings, and to deploy innovative financing schemes.  
Post date: 21 dec 2020
Type: Publication

The building sector presents a considerable unexploited potential for cost-effective energy savings. Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) standards have become a mandatory requirement in Europe for new construction from 2020, however increasing the rate, depth, quality and effectiveness of building renovation remains a challenge since the current European average rate of renovation is only 1.2 % per year  
Post date: 21 dec 2020
Type: Nyheder

The ReCO2ST demonstrator building in Vevey is a 1932 apartment building that has been renovated with the ReCO2St approach, fully respecting its architectural identity while also enriching it inside and out to accommodate the selected renovation solutions.  
Post date: 15 dec 2020
Type: tilfælde

Eugenio Quintieri is the Secretary-General of the European Builders Confederation (EBC) since June 2017.   In addition to managing EBC secretariat, Eugenio represents EBC in the European Social dialogue committee, supervises several legislative fields, including the digitalisation of the construction sector, and acts as EBC leading spokesperson.  
Post date: 14 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Smart energy management is currently one of the most important research areas in Europe. With this in mind, the EU-funded SINERGY project aims to unlock the innovation potential of the Institute Mihajlo Pupin (IMP) in Serbia.   It will therefore strive to strengthen the IMP’s current research capacity and enhance its research competitiveness so as to make it a regional point of reference in smart energy management technologies.
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Adequate warmth, cooling and lighting and the energy to power appliances are essential in a home.   Energy poverty is associated with a range of adverse consequences for people’s health and well-being, exacerbated by low temperatures and stress associated with unaffordable energy bills.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The EU has called on countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE) to do more to meet its 2050 net-zero emissions goals.   Based on an assessment of national energy and climate plans, CEE countries need to boost their potentials for efficient use of energy.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Buildings account for around 40% of total energy use and 36% of CO2 emissions in Europe .   According to the recast Directive on the energy performance of buildings (EPBD) all new buildings after 2020 should reach nearly zero energy levels, meaning that they should demonstrate very low energy needs mainly covered by renewable energy sources.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link