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SMARTBUILT4EU project

The EU Smart Building Innovation Platform Objective The building sector is one of the key enablers to achieve low carbon economy goals for 2050. To deliver this potential, buildings need to transform from passive isolated elements to smart...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 956936
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MATRYCS project

Modular Big Data Applications for Holistic Energy Services in Buildings Objective The decentralization of the energy system coupled with advancements on IoT, big data, AI and distributed computing are creating a new momentum for exploiting...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.101000158
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PRECEPT project

A novel decentralized edge-enabled PREsCriptivE and ProacTive framework for increased energy efficiency and well-being in residential buildings PRECEPT ambitiously aims to set the grounds for the deployment and operation of proactive...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 958284
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SMAFIN project

Supporting smart financing implementation for energy efficient Balkan Buildings The overall aim of this proposal is to set up permanent discussion forums on energy efficiency investment topics gathering government, local and regional...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 955857
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EuPOLIS project

Integrated NBS-based Urban Planning Methodology for Enhancing the Health and Well-being of Citizens: the euPOLIS Approach EuPOLIS aims to: (a) replace the traditional perception in which engineering systems are built to protect the...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 869448
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E-DYCE project

Energy flexible DYnamic building CErtification Current steady-state energy labels have several shortcomings, but the inherent inability to accurately reflect dynamic and changing conditions is the most impactful one. Steady-state labels...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 893945
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I-HEROS project

Integrated Home Energy RenOvation Service The 3 years long I-HEROS projects aims at developing a fully integrated home renovation service in Toulouse Métropole, the 4th French city with an urban area of 1.3 M inhabitants. The project aims...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.890598
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GREENFOOT project

GReen power and Energy Efficiency iNvestments community-Financed for fOOTball buildings The success of the European Energy Union and the transition to a more efficient, low-carbon energy system can only be accomplished with active...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 893858
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EPC RECAST project

Energy Performance Certificate Recast To reach the EU decarbonization objectives, it is urgent to trigger more investments targeting energy retrofit for buildings. Introduced at European level since 2002 within the Energy Performance of...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 893118
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PHOENIX project

Adapt-&-Play Holistic cOst-Effective and user-frieNdly Innovations with high replicability to upgrade smartness of eXisting buildings with legacy equipment PHOENIX aims at changing the role of buildings from unorganised energy...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 893079
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RoundBaltic project

RoundBaltic - Promotion of Smart Finance for Smart Buildings in the Baltic Region with focus on Poland, Latvia and Denmark A main objective of the RoundBaltic project is to provide framework and catalyst for energy efficiency investments,...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 957051
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BAPAURA project

Building energy retrofitting Assistance by Public authorities in AUvergne-Rhône-Alpes Objective   National and European energy savings in the building sector at small and medium-sized municipalities are not being met. Currently small and...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.891839
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BuiltHub project

Dynamic EU building stock knowledge hub Objective   The detailed knowledge of building stock features and performances has a potential positive disruptive effect on the ability of the EC to design effective policies targeting buildings in...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 957026
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Expert talks – Armand Paardekooper Overman, Associate Architect at Mecanoo

Check the link to watch the full interview! The 8th edition of our Expert talk hosts Armand Paardekooper Overman, associate architect at Mecanoo. He is also a founding partner of fUSE Architecture and, in 2014, he founded the real estate...
EXPERT TALKS is a new initiative from BUILD UP. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives will share their views,...
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The SHIFFT project

SUSTAINABLE HEATING STRATEGIES & GUIDANCE FOR THE HEATING TRANSITION   Across the EU energy demand for heating is largely met through fossil fuels and accounts for around one third of the EUs carbon emissions. This needs to change and...
The SHIFFT project is co-funded by the European Union.  Project Number:  2S06-009. SHIFFT received co-finance from the Province of South-Holland under reference PZH-2019-683226948 DOS-2019-0000596, and from the Ministry of Economic Affairs...
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NANOMORT project

Development of a novel and ecologic mortar based on nanoparticles of lime and organic additives for the repair of Built Heritage and new construction Project description Research for durability improvement in cultural heritage buildings  ...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 893762
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D^2EPC project

Next-generation Dynamic Digital EPCs for Enhanced Quality and User Awareness Objective D^2EPC ambitiously aims to set the grounds for the next generation of dynamic Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for buildings. The proposed...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 892984
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What is a Thermal Bridge?

A thermal bridge ‘free’ design is one of the 5 fundamental principles of Passive House design and construction. But, what even is a thermal bridge? Why are they important? And how do we go about reducing or eliminating them? We hope to...
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"We are building a Passive House" Video reading of a children's book

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  
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ePANACEA HORIZON 2020 project

ePANACEA is a project funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, aimed at developing a holistic methodology for energy performance assessment and certification of buildings. The vision is ePANACEA becoming a relevant instrument in the...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s HORIZON 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 892421