Residential buildings

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The iBRoad project has made available an open-source programme for the techno-economic assessment of renovation measures and alternative renovation pathways of a building. The programme, written in the programming language Python, provides a simplified standardised energy demand model to assess useful, final and primary energy demand of residential houses.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2020
Type: Tool

Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy than they consume over their lifetime. "For the next 10 years, we have the ambition of having projects on the table that will become CO2 negative in the cradle-to-cradle definition," said Kjetil Thorsen (co-founder of Snøhetta) "This means we have to understand the embodied energies and all the materials used."  
Post date: 17 Feb 2020
Type: News

We would like to invite you to the final public workshop of the Create project with the title: "Save energy today and tomorrow". The event is hosted within the Energy Storage Europe Expo 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany. If you are going to attend the Energy Storage Europe International Trade Fair and you are interested in the topic of thermal energy storage, don´t miss this event!   
Post date: 14 Feb 2020
Type: Event

CREATE project is in its end and this video shows the main results achieved over the last four years. CREATE developed and demonstrated a heat battery, i.e. an advanced thermal storage system based on Thermo-Chemical Materials (TCMs), that enables economically affordable, compact and loss-free storage of heat in existing buildings.   What is the CREATE project?  
Post date: 14 Feb 2020
Type: Link

Minimising Energy Consumption for Green Buildings respecting present uses and public needs About the project  
Post date: 12 Feb 2020
Type: Link

Do you know that Europe is currently failing at making nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEBs) the standard? Because they are considered too expensive, and there are too many uncertainties in such projects regarding the return on investment. However, creating an nZEB is compulsary for every new building you create from january 2021 onwards. So you too will need to face this challenge.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2020
Type: Link

The building sector is the single largest energy consumer in the EU and it has been observed that 75% of the EU’s buildings are energy inefficient. A modernised and refurbished building stock therefore has a key role to play in the transition to a smarter, renewable-intensive and decarbonised energy system, and in the longer term to a climate-neutral economy.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2020
Type: Event

We would like to invite you to the THERMOSS public workshop! The workshop is dedicated to researchers, industrial companies, professionals and wide public. Projects representatives from THERMOSS will introduce their results and lead interactive discussions related to the topic. The registration is free of charge.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2020
Type: Event

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in Europe and one demo in Taiwan, an energy efficient prefabricated elements for building refurbishment and construction, including an innovative mobile robotic sorting system.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in Europe and one demo in Taiwan, an energy efficient prefabricated elements for building refurbishment and construction, including an innovative mobile robotic sorting system.   Now the project is at its end and would like to share the outcomes during the four consecutive webinars.
Post date: 10 Feb 2020
Type: News