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Building: Ex Post. Architect: Michael Tribus.
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OVERVIEW | Tools for photovoltaics in buildings

Today’s energy market is rapidly transforming with the diffusion of new decentralized energy actors. In this scenario, buildings play a relevant role for the energy transition that European countries are facing. They are expected to shift from...
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OVERVIEW | An introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a methodology that has been developed to evaluate the environmental impact of buildings, with respect to their processes, their materials and use (energy) throughout the whole life cycle of a building. It is not to be...
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Achieving quality in the built environment

While there is a broad consensus on the fact that a high-quality built environment impacts positively on people’s everyday lives, it can prove difficult for public authorities, project developers and built environment professionals to...
Statement presented on 4 May 2019 in Innsbruck (Austria) on the occasion of the ACE conference “How to Achieve Quality in the Built Environment: Quality assurance tools and systems”
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iBRoad Handbook for Energy Auditors

Building renovation is often considered a burden usually associated with time-consuming planning, uncertainty about the costs and value of the planned measures, dust and unreliable professionals.   The iBRoad project focuses on an...
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The iBRoad training toolkit

The iBRoad Renovation Roadmap and Logbook are subjected to field testing in the pilot countries, Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   By testing their practicality and manageability, the participating energy auditors and building owners feed ...
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Benchmarking of promising experiences of integrated renovation services in Europe

The report aims to identify, analyse and extract lessons learnt and guidelines from several promising home renovation services in Europe with a focus on: target group audience; offered service; relations between involved stakeholders; data...
Prepared in the framework of the Horizon2020-funded project Turnkey Retrofit, this new report presents a wealth of experiences from one stop shops in Europe.
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OVERVIEW | Socioeconomic and technical approaches to building stock renovation

Renovating the EU building stock Deep renovation of buildings has the potential to cut 36% of their energy consumption by 2030, while reducing the EU’s dependency on imported energy, creating growth, innovation and employment, reducing...
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Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings: Addressing Knowledge Gaps and Skills Training in Ireland

Abstract The primary intent of this research project is to review the current state of knowledge and risks relating to the deep energy renovation of traditional buildings, which have different hygroscopic and thermal behaviours to...
by Engel Purcell, Caroline (2018)  "Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings: Addressing Knowledge Gaps and Skills Training in Ireland. Project Report."  Heritage Council / ICOMOS Ireland.
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Model house F3 in Ljubljana – Nearly Zero-Energy Building

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...
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Life-cycle cost and environmental assessment of nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) in four European countries

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...