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Final report on correlation analysis between energy efficiency and risk (D5.7)

In the last decade, energy efficiency (EE) has been considered as one of the major tools for addressing climate change, as it allows to reduce energy consumption (depending mainly from imported fossil fuels) and, therefore, also greenhouse gas (GHG...
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OVERVIEW | Architecture 4.0

This overview explores the concept of Architecture 4.0 and its relation to digital information and communication technologies. It is important to emphasise that the digital transformation, as described by the European Commission, is characterised by...
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European Commission publishes report on developing an EU framework for a Digital Building Logbook

The lack of a common repository for all relevant building data amounts to additional costs and inefficiencies, stifled innovation, increased risk and low investor confidence. A Digital Building Logbook could overcome this through increased...
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Active Building Energy Performance Contracts: an overview of policies and measures in place in Belgium, Spain, Italy and Portugal

AmBIENCe – Actively Managed Buildings with Energy Performance Contracting- is an H2020 project that aims to extend the concept of energy performance contracting for active building and making the model available and attractive to a wider...
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The Circular Facade - Building a sustainable financial reality with Facades-as-a-Service

This white paper explores Facades-as-a-Service as a method to battle waste and increase the circularity of buildings.   The Facades-as-a-Service will provide a customisable, dismantable facade that provides a building with ventilation,...
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Smart City project SINFONIA: IN28 demonstration building in Innsbruck

Innsbruck is one of the pilot cities of the FP7 project SINFONIA, and selected its eastern district to demonstrate the large scale implementation of energy efficient measures, with the objective of achieving on average 40 – 50% primary...
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Final report on the technical support to the development of a smart readiness indicator for buildings

Smart technologies in buildings can be a cost-effective means to assist in creating healthier and more comfortable buildings with a lower energy use and carbon impact and can also facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources in...
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Analysis of directives, policies, measures and regulation relevant for the Active Building EPC concept and business models

AmBIENCe – Actively Managed Buildings with Energy Performance Contracting- is an H2020 project that aims to extend the concept of energy performance contracting for active building and making the model available and attractive to a wider...
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Directions for the commercial exploitation of the tools and methodology developed during the ZERO-PLUS project

An important output of ZERO-PLUS project has been published. The report titled “Sample Business Plan for Commercial-Scale implementation of the technologies and processes developed in the project” lays out potential directions for the...
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EU renewable energy financing mechanism

The European Commission has established a new EU financing mechanism to support renewable energy projects, as foreseen under Article 33 of the Governance Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 of the Clean Energy for all European package. It becomes...
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