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Odyssee - European energy efficiency and demand database

The Odyssee database contains detailed energy consumption by end-use and their drivers as well as energy efficiency and CO2 related indicators. Latest available data is providing by national representatives, such as energy agencies or...

Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility

This webinar series is organized by BUILD UP in cooperation with EPB Center’s experts under the scope of Service Contract ENER/C3/2017-437/SI2-785.185 “Support the dissemination and roll-out of the set of Energy Performance of Buildings...
Webinar series: Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting the implementation of EPBD   This webinar took place Tuesday, 4 February 2020, at 12:00 CET.

Hotmaps tool for planning heating and cooling

Hotmaps is a GIS-based online software that supports authorities and energy planners to set up a strategic heating and cooling plan for their region. The definite version of the tool is now available at www.hotmaps.eu and tool developers...

Digitalisation of the Building and Construction sector

ABOUT THE PROJECT   BIMcert is a European wide project, funded by The European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, aimed at providing a training and qualification scheme for the skills required to support the...
This webinar took place Thursday, 16 January 2020, at 11:00 CET.

RE4 project: WEBINAR 2

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...

5 European projects with its innovative ICT solutions for energy savings in the spotlight

This webinar is organized by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of European Research Projects that are aiming to achieve a behavior change for energy saving through innovative IT solutions.   Under H2020 program, the European...
This webinar took place Monday, 27 January 2020, at 12:00 CET.

ResStock Analysis Tool

The ResStock analysis tool is helping states, municipalities, utilities, and manufacturers identify which home improvements save the most energy and money. With support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), researchers at NREL...

Energy Efficiency Quick Estimator

Do you want to learn about the energy, cost, and CO2 savings potential of typical energy efficiency measures? EEQuest - the Energy Efficiency Quick Estimator tool can be used for it.   With this online tool, you can quickly and easily get...


The SISMA tool is a guidance for local public authorities for better planning investments on deep renovation in public buildings, without the need of deep technical expertise and without submission of huge amounts of data.   Register here ...

Webinar: “Are we ready for BIM in construction sites? A reality check: Experiences from the ground”

The digitalisation of the design and construction process of the European built environment is remodelling the way of work inside the whole value chain. The adaptation to this new work environment is a challenge to be faced by all...
This webinar took place Wednesday, 3 December 2019. Please watch the recording in our YouTube channel and consult the presentation though this link.

Webinar on RELaTED project: Integration of Industrial Waste Heat in District Heating

What’s new in District Heating Systems (DHs)? DHs have traditionally been designed to be operated with central energy production facilities and a variety of distributed consumption locations (dwellings, tertiary buildings, etc). In some...
This webinar took place Wednesday, 2 December 2019, at 12:00 CET.

The Flexibility-Evaluation-Tool (FET)

The Flexibility-Evaluation-Tool (FET) has been developed within the IEA EBC, Annex 67 – Energy Flexible Buildings. It is an Excel-based tool to uniformly visualize, characterize and evaluate flexibility for different data input sources....

BEMServer platform

With the increasing amount of data to monitor buildings, it becomes crucial to offer tools that help managers in taking the best decisions to better control the energy of their buildings, and to involve all actors in reducing their...

Webinar: CRAVEzero pinboard

CRAVEzero pinboard: an interactive web-based modular framework supporting in developing low LCC nZEBs The CRAVEzero pinboard is a structured framework organizing all needed information and tools to build reliable low life cycle cost nZEBs...
This webinar took place November 14 2019. The webinar recording is available in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.

My2050 - Webtool for experts on low carbon scenario for 2050

Under this project, the development of a sophisticated Belgian calculator was essential in order to be able to build different low carbon scenarios for Belgium and to analyse some of their impacts.   This calculator will enable you: To...

Historic Building Energy Retrofit Atlas: a new database for exemplary energy efficient renovation of historic buildings

Historic buildings are the trademark of numerous cities, but they will only survive if maintained as living spaces. This means that we need to find renovation approaches and solutions that are compatible with their conservation and allow...

Webinar: Using ENERFUND to identify Energy non-Efficient buildings

ENERFUND is a tool that rates and scores deep renovation opportunities. The tool is based on a set of parameters such as the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) rating, year of construction of the building, cost of retrofitting in the...
This webinar took place October 22nd 2019. The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.

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...

WEBINAR – Tackling the environmental concerns for deploying geothermal energy

The first webinar has been recorded on May 16th, 2019 and it was followed by more than 100 people. The webinar presented the preliminary results of the GEOENVI project, which is working since November 2018. It has also been open to inputs...

Thinking outside the Comfort Box

An understanding of human thermal comfort has proven to be one of the key components of energy efficiency in buildings. Human comfort is more to comfort than just temperature and humidity. For instance, the radiative energy that is emitted...