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Residential Retrofit assessment platform and demonstrations for near zero energy and CO2 emissions with optimum cost, health, comfort and environmental quality.

Objective

The European ageing and inefficient residential building stock needs to be refurbished to achieve the targets relevant to energy efficiency and to secure healthy and comfortable living conditions. RECO2ST addresses the challenges of nZEB refurbishment through a systemic 3 step approach: Initially a Refurbishment Assessment Tool (RAT) will be deployed to create refurbishment scenarios, empowering the decision making of the building owner, public or private. Second, Action Plans for the renovation will be formed through Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and finally a refurbishment package of innovative and customizable technologies will be installed (Retrofit-Kit) for personalized renovation.
The Retrofit-Kit features cost efficient and modular technologies: Vacuum insulation (VIP), Modular Photovoltaics, Smart Windows with heating and cooling capacity, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Intelligent Energy Management (IEMS), Nature Based Technologies (NBT) and optionally Cool Materials and Solutions. Their integration into personalized refurbishment packages for four demonstration sites will be conducted and validated. The renovation assessment tool and associated technologies will be demonstrated in four apartment block buildings (Spain, Switzerland, UK and Denmark) capturing climatic and construction variability across Europe, in total 67 apartments and 4900m2 of build space. The renovation assessment tool will tested on early adopter sites during the project. The modularity and adaptability of the RECO2ST Retrofit-Kit is key to achieving the expected performance and the Least-Cost method developed in the project will facilitate achieving this performance for the right price with a personalized renovation Action Plan developed quickly and accurately for each site under renovation. The demonstration sites will be refurbished into nZEBs achieving savings between 71 and 99%, with excellent internal environmental quality and payback in less than 15 years.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/information engineering/telecommunications/wireless
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/renewable energy
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/waste management/energy efficiency

Call for proposal

H2020-EEB-2017
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

AALBORG UNIVERSITET
Address
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7K
9220 Aalborg
Denmark
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 724 375

Participants (17)

BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 896 750
Address
Kingston Lane
UB8 3PH Uxbridge
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 594 650
Address
Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DE CADIZ
Spain
EU contribution
€ 343 000
Address
Centro Cultural Reina Sofia Paseo Carlos Iii N9
11003 Cadiz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ESTIA SA
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 420 000
Address
Epfl Innovation Park Batiment C
1015 Lausanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VA-Q-TEC AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 300 475
Address
Alfred Nobel Strasse 33
97080 Wurzburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
GROUPE E GREENWATT SA
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 419 447
Address
Route De Chantemerle 1
1763 Granges-paccot
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
QUANTIS
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 199 500
Address
Parc Scientifique Epfl Pse D
1024 Ecublens Vd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ALCHEMIA-NOVA GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 321 475
Address
Baumgartenstrasse 93
1140 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HORN IRENE
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 222 687
Address
Sortebjergvej 2
6640 Lunderskov
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CORE INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY OE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 163 625
Address
Delagrammatika 5
34100 Chalkis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FREDERIKSHAVN BOLIGFORENING
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 377 562,50
Address
Harald Lunds Gade 15
9900 Frederikshavn
Activity type
Other
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH CENTRE IRELAND, LIMITED
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 526 143,50
Address
Penrose Quay Penrose Wharf Penrose Business Centre Fourth Floor
T23 Cork
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ACCIONA CONSTRUCCION SA

Participation ended

Spain
EU contribution
€ 78 769,35
Address
Avenida De Europa 18 Parque Empresarial
28108 Alcobendas
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AYUNTAMIENTO DE CADIZ
Spain
EU contribution
€ 601 875
Address
Plaza De San Juan Dios S N
11005 Cadiz
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
RETRAITES POPULAIRES
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 288 750
Address
Rue Caroline 9
1003 Lausanne
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EUROPEAN COOL ROOFS COUNCIL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 251 875
Address
Dreve Du Pressoir 38
1190 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
INGENIERIA ESPECIALIZADA OBRA CIVIL E INDUSTRIAL SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 183 730,65
Address
Calle Anabel Segura 11 Bloque D Centro De Negocios Albatros
28108 Alcobendas
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)