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Solar-Win project

  Concept: The EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive requires all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy by the end of 2020. Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) is crucial for the decarbonisation of the building stock in Europe...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870004.
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NEWSENs project

  Concept and objectives:   Urbanisation is a significant worldwide trend that Smart City technologies aim to address through prolific smart sensing and intelligent actuation and control.   However, the high battery replacement costs of...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 787180
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NoMu Wood project

Concept and objectives:   NoMu Wood is a digital platform to guide and inspire Nordic Municipalities them in the process of building in wood.   More broadly though, the treasure trove of information herein can offer something for many...
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SMART5GRID project

Concept and objectives:   5G is envisioned to be the first global technology standard that will address the variety of future use cases of the energy sector, by ensuring that both the radio and core network performance requirements can be...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101016912
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New Buildings Institute (NBI) project

Concept: New Buildings Institute (NBI) is a trusted, independent nonprofit organization with a mission to push for better buildings that achieve zero energy, zero carbon, and beyond—through research, policy, guidance, and market...
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SMARTER Energy Poverty Solutions | PIN

Using the results, lessons learned, and strong collaborative relationships of ongoing and prior green finance projects, SMARTER Finance for Families offers its know-how to support identification of individual solutions for using green...
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HARVESTORE project

Concept and objectives:   A breakthrough in micro-energy harvesting and storage technologies is required to cover the increasing demand of autonomous wireless sensor nodes (WSN) for the future Internet of Things (IoT), which is considered...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824072
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SIFIS-HOME project

Concept:   As the internet grows, the detection of and reaction to cyber attacks is critical. The EU-funded SIFIS-HOME project aims to provide a secure-by-design and consistent software framework that will improve the security and...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952652.  
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InnoRenew CoE project

Concept:   The underlying concept of the InnoRenew project is to develop and operate a new Centre of Excellence, the InnoRenew CoE, that will conduct cutting edge scientific research related to renewable materials utilisation, develop...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 739574.  
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FAST-SMART project

Concept:   Using ambient energy that would otherwise be lost such as heat, light or sound, energy harvesting is well known for its applications in solar cells. Moreover, the technology has numerous new innovative uses thanks to recent...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 862289    
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Orchestra project

Concept:   Today, multi-disciplinary teams from all over the world have to collaborate in order to bring a physical product from idea to market. A professional design tool enabling them to work collaboratively in real-time, directly in 3D...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 961843.    
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Expert talks – Myriam Olivier , PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.

This edition of BUILD UP Expert Talks hosts Myriam Olivier, PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.   She has worked in the domains of Energy Efficiency and Building Information Management and Modelling for...
EXPERT TALKS series is an initiative from the BUILD UP portal. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives share their views,...
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ENSNARE project

Concept and objectives:   ENSNARE’s main objective is to boost the implementation of renovation packages through:   the digitalisation of the entire process by means of a digital platform and the development of an industrialised envelope...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 958445
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iBECOME project

Concept:   Digitalisation, advanced engineering and sophisticated data analytics techniques can improve building management through innovative business models.   The EU-funded iBECOME project will increase intelligence, decarbonisation and...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 894617
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PLATOON project

Concept:   The digitalisation of the energy sector enables higher levels of operational excellence with the adoption of disrupting technologies.   The EU-funded PLATOON project offers methodology that deploys distributed/edge processing...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 872592.
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INFINITE project

Concept:   The EU’s building stock is relatively old. Half of all homes in most EU countries were built pre-1970 and before the first thermal regulations.   This is why upgrading the energy efficiency of the building envelope – the...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 958397
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3D printing in construction project

Introduction   3D printing (sometimes referred to as Additive Manufacturing (AM)) is the computer-controlled sequential layering of materials to create three-dimensional shapes. It is particularly useful for prototyping and for the ...
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iPHA’s Q&A with PHI – Building Certification with Corinna Geiger

How does the building certification process work? Why should buildings be certified? These are just some of the questions that the new series “iPHA Q&A with PHI” answered. Once a month, the iPHA Team sits together with experts from...
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Why is Building Certification So Important?

Find out what the benefits of certifying your Passive House building are in this blog post.
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Passive House and nZEB – How do they relate?

The Passive House Standard offers a proven implementation of the nZEB with over 25 years of experience. It can be applied to any climate. Design tools, training and quality assurance are available to help ensure reliable performance –thus...