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ExcEED Guidelines: Discover all the findings and technical solutions developed by the Horizon 2020 project

The purpose of the H2020 ExcEED project builds on the statement that there is a lack of structured and comprehensive set of building data, which can be used to elaborate useful information and knowledge for market players and policy makers. Moreover...

BIM: the collaborative work methodology that is revolutionizing the construction sector

The evolution of new technologies is leading the construction sector to a new revolution in the way of working, especially in the collaboration among the agents involved in the different construction processes.   Traditionally, for...

ExcEED project: filling the database gap on energy performance

The realities behind the collection of data on the energy performance of buildings   This is the first issue in a series of factsheets that the EU-funded project ExcEED will publish on a range of diverse topics related...

How to make performance assessments using Level(s): JRC Technical Report - Part 3

  This document is the companion to the Joint Research Centre (JRC) report Introduction to Level(s) and how it works, which provides the first two parts of the guidance on how to use Level(s), a common EU framework of...

Introduction to Level(s) and how it works: JRC Technical Report - Parts 1 and 2

  This Joint Research Centre (JRC) report introduces and explains Level(s). Developed as a common EU framework of core indicators for the sustainability of office and residential buildings, Level(s) provides a set of indicators and common...

Architectural Energy Retrofit: alternative deep energy building retrofit strategy

Architectural Energy Retrofit (AER): An alternative building’s deep energy retrofit strategy   Abstract The refinement of architectural space plays a catalytic role in the building’s energy...

ZERO-PLUS newsletter #5 - July 2017

This is the fifth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include:   3rd ZERO-PLUS progress meeting  Exploitation...

Primary Energy Factor (PEF) and energy performance of buildings

The role of the Primary Energy Factor (PEF) in determining the energy performance of buildings   In this BPIE policy brief publication;   BPIE proposes using delivered energy as the main building performance indicator...

QUALICHeCK final report | Compliant and Easily Accessible EPC Input Data

How to get compliant and accessible data for the energy rating calculation of a building - Overview of some existing approaches       The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of a building will only be able to...

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 3 report

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 3: Evaluation Methods of Embodied Energy and Embodied GHG Emissions in Building and Construction   This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings...