Deep renovation technology packages

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Deep renovation is a key action to drastically reduce energy demand and achieve the EU vision of a decarbonised building stock by 2050. However, only 1% of European buildings are being renovated yearly and shallow retrofits persist with low impact on energy consumption.   The StepUP project is developing new technologies and solutions to make building renovation more attractive and affordable.
Post date: 9 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

Concept and objectives:   Existing measurements of equipment and building energy use paint a bleak image: real-life energy consumption often exceeds design predictions by more than 100%.   As a result, reducing the gap between designed and measured energy use has become central in current efforts to increase energy efficiency.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   PRELUDE will facilitate the transition to clean energy by combining innovative, smart, low-cost solutions into a proactive optimization service.   The project is focused on assessing the right level of smartness necessary for any given household and then providing the optimal tools according to the needs of the user (occupant or tenant, owner or manager and energy service provider).  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

EEIP is a free, neutral and open business and policy platform for the energy transition.   At its core is the idea that the energy transition requires more than technical solutions but sound business cases, and that market growth can be accelerated through information and best practice exchange.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Ashvin aims at enabling the European construction industry to significantly improve its productivity, while reducing cost and ensuring absolutely safe work conditions, by providing a proposal for a European wide digital twin standard, an open source digital twin platform integrating IoT and image technologies, and a set of tools and demonstrated procedures to apply the platform and the standard proven to guarantee specified productivity, cost, and safety improvements.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

The 10th edition of our Expert talk hosts Adrian Joyce, Secretary General of EuroACE and Campaign Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, which was initiated by EuroACE in 2011 in order to stop energy waste in buildings.   Its ambition is to reduce the energy demand of the building stock in the EU by 80% by 2050 as compared to 2005.  
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Link

TripleA-reno is an H2020 EU-funded project running from May 2018 until April 2021. It raises awareness and provides guidance on the different phases of the renovation process.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Designed to ease the renovation journey for homeowners, the one-stop-shop also aims to boost renovations in France, Spain and Ireland. Solutions4Renovation is a homeowner-centric renovation journey which transforms the complex and fragmented renovation process into a simple, straightforward and attractive process, upskilling the industry and enhancing cross-sector engagement, as well as mobilising private investment.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2020
Type: News

Concept:   Residential heating energy accounts for more than 30 percent of energy use in most countries of Europe and Central Asia, and even more than 40 percent in the Balkans. Previous construction and heating methods did not focus on saving energy and the environment.   As a result, a highly inefficient energy use intensifies the impact of escalating energy prices on low-income households.
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Link

The Housing Evolutions Hub highlights the latest innovations in the field of social, public, affordable and responsible housing. Additionally, it provides a European-wide platform for communities of experts and practitioners to share and learn from innovation challenges that are crucial to enhance and promote their housing objectives.   THE PILLARS OF THE HOUSING EVOLUTION HUB
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Link