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Energy Efficient Ventilated Façades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling low energy architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings

Objective

EVENT will develop, demonstrate and validate a cost effective, high energy efficient, low CO2 emissions, replicable, low intrusive, systemic approach for retrofitting of residential and commercial buildings, able to achieve NZEB retrofit standard levels, through the integration of an innovative adaptive ventilated façade system, including:
• Embedded, breakthrough smart modular heat recovery units, which allow thermal storage mode
• High efficient photovoltaic generation capability units
• Cost-effective, easy to install, high performance adapted products for external thermal insulation
• Energy efficient HVAC systems
The developed technologies will be integrated in the ventilated façade, and a real time intelligent façade management system will control operation of the system based on meteorological prediction methods for forecasting in advance the decentralised electricity production and the energy (electrical and thermal) demand of the building enabling maximum RE usage. It will inter-operate with existing or latest state-of-the-art Building Energy Management System, to achieve optimum energy efficiency by reducing primary energy needs, CO2 emissions and peak loads, assuring at least the same comfort levels required by Member States Building Codes, at an affordable price. Foreseen impact will be:
• Energy savings of more than 40%, by the holistic use of the ventilated façade, the heat recovery of ventilation air
• At least a reduction of 40% of CO2 emissions, as a consequence of the achieved primary energy savings
• Reduced thermal and electrical peak loads
• Typical performance target of less than 25 kWh/m 2 year (excluding appliances)
Use of heat recovery units, number of photovoltaic cells, natural lighting strategies, and insulation thickness; are variable depending on the characteristics of the building to be retrofitted. Therefore EVENT retrofitting system can be adaptable to different types of buildings and climates, which makes the system versatile.

Call for proposal

H2020-EeB-2014
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NOBATEK INEF 4
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France
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FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 320 800
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Gipuzkoa Paseo Mikeletegi 2
20009 Donostia/san Sebastian (Gipuzkoa)
Activity type
Research Organisations
RINA CONSULTING SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 291 875
Address
Via Cecchi 6
16129 Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ACCIONA CONSTRUCCION SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 301 875
Address
Avenida De Europa 18 Parque Empresarial
28108 Alcobendas
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 202 500
Address
Kedea Building, Tritis Septemvriou, Aristotle Univ Campus
54636 Thessaloniki
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 166 700
Address
Avenue De Tervueren 168
1150 Brussels
Activity type
Other
FUNDACION CARTIF
Spain
EU contribution
€ 275 812,50
Address
Pq Tecnologico Boecillo 205
47151 Boecillo
Activity type
Research Organisations
HELLENIC ALUMINIUM INDUSTRY SA
Greece
EU contribution
€ 468 163,75
Address
Mesogeion 2-4
11527 Athina
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FENIX TNT SRO
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 224 000
Address
Dusikova 906/33
638 00 Brno
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS
Spain
EU contribution
€ 143 750
Address
Hospital Del Rey
09001 Burgos
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PRZEDSIEBIORSTWO ROBOT ELEWACYJNYCHFASADA SP ZOO
Poland
EU contribution
€ 201 375
Address
Ul. Budowlanych 31 Lok. 04
80 298 Gdansk
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PICH-AGUILERA ARQUITECTOS SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 175 062,50
Address
Calle Avila 138 4 1
08018 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITY OF HULL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 128 125
Address
Cottingham Road
HU6 7RX Hull
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments