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FME Research Centre on Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (ZEN)

What do they do? At the ZEN Research Centre, they conduct research on zero emission neighbourhoods (ZEN) in smart cities. Their goal is to develop solutions for future buildings and neighbourhoods with no greenhouse gas emissions and...
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CULTURAL-E project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 870072.

Climate and cultural based design and market valuable technology solutions for Plus Energy Houses CULTURAL-E aims to define modular and replicable solutions for Plus Energy Houses (PEHs), accounting for climate and cultural differences,...
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EXCESS project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 870157.

FleXible user-CEntric Energy poSitive houseS The EXCESS project builds up on nearly-zero energy multi-storey building (consumption below primary energy threshold) residential concepts of the main 4 EU climatic zones towards Energy fleXible...
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2019 EU Mies van der Rohe Award for Grand Parc Bordeaux

Winner of the 2019 EU Mies van der Rohe Award.

A fresh approach to social housing: Lacaton & Vassal architects, Frédéric Druot Architecture and Christophe Hutin Architecture have gained the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award for their transformation of 530 apartments in the Grand Parc...
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Updated calculation spreadsheet for EN16798-5-1

UPDATED VERSION for EN16798-5-1 In general, the spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB...
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PRO-Heritage project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 785211.

PROtect traditional built HERITAGE Skills – PRO-Heritage According to the climate change and energy policy of the EU, each member state needed to identify and develop a series of energy efficient goals and regulations, of which buildings...
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HeLLo project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 796712.

Improving the energy efficiency of heritage buildings is one of the priorities of the European Commission. Historical buildings play an important role for their cultural value and social identity within the vast real estate heritage. Only...
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Drivers of the energy transition: Why do property owners decide to renovate?

Deep energy renovations are a big step for small multi-apartment buildings, especially if advanced technological solutions are considered. In order to understand what are the drivers that motivate property owners to carry out these projects, we...

HARDI, CAN YOU TELL US A BIT MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU DO AND WHAT RANNALIIVA IS AND DOES? Sure! Rannaliiva is a non-profit apartment association established by apartment owners in 1999 for the purpose of sharing the management...