Energy performance certification

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TRAINEE project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 785005 

Topics on which project TRAINEE is focused:   (a) Upgrading the existing previously established 5 qualification and training schemes for 5 on-site workers occupations with civil technicians/engineers and setting up large-scale...
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BIMEET project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 753994.

BIMEET (BIM-based EU -wide Standardized Qualification Framework for achieving Energy Efficiency) project aims to leverage the take-up of ICT and BIM through a significant upgrade of the skills and capacities of the EU construction...
News

Six hotels will become the “Spanish pilots” where to apply the ALDREN methodology

Thanks to the collaboration established between the Association of Hotels of Benidorm, Costa Blanca and Valencian Community (HOSBEC), the Ministry of Housing, Public Works and Vertebration of the Territory (Generalitat Valenciana) and the...
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ALDREN: a common language to renovate the non residential building stock accross Europe

The ALDREN project (Alliance for Deep Renovation in buildings) is the extended development and the implementation of a common European Voluntary Certification Scheme (EVCS) for non-residential buildings based on the EPBD Art. 11 (9) and...
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SCOoPE project

The SCOoPE project was granted for funding by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme in the call H2020-EE-2015-3-MarketUptake.

The SCOoPE Project objective is to reduce energy consumption, by implementing cost-effective energy solutions, at a short term in a range between 10% and 15% directly in 81 businesses in the sectors of crop drying, meat and poultry, dairy...
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BIMplement project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 745510.

Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) construction and renovation need an enhanced systematic approach for the quality control of the entire process. This is the first prerequisite to reduce the gap between designed (predicted) and actual...
Event

Living Future® 19 Collaboration + Abundance

Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. We believe regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at...

This spring, a global community of changemakers will convene in Seattle to turn ideas into action at the 2019 Living Future unConference. This event brings together a diverse group of leaders – from the AEC Community, Manufacturers,...
Publication

A workflow for retrofitting façade systems for daylight, comfortable and energy efficient buildings

Bruno Bueno and Fatma Özceylan 2019 IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 225 012034

The building façade not only provides the aesthetic signature of a building, but also important functions, such as daylight provision, glare protection, solar gain management and visual contact with the outside, which make the building...