Residential buildings

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EnergyMEASURES project

Concept:   Adequate warmth, cooling and lighting and the energy to power appliances are essential in a home.   Energy poverty is associated with a range of adverse consequences for people’s health and well-being,...

ISTOS project

Concept:   Europe is experiencing an increasing number of disasters due to severe and extreme weather and climate events.   The more vulnerable a community is to such natural hazards, the greater the risk of human and...

RESHeat project

Concept:   More than half of a household’s annual energy consumption is for space heating and air conditioning. In EU households, heating and hot water alone account for 79 % of total final energy use.   What is more,...

Sustainable financing for the deep energy retrofit of the Mediterranean residential built environment

Authors: Roberta Capogrosso, Giulia David, Giulia De Aloysio, Luca Laghi, Roberto Malvezzi, Eraldo Menconi, Marco Padula, Francesca Pecchia, Francesca Picenni, José Manuel Salmeròn Lissén, Paolo Luigi Scala   Question 1....