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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.

Deliverables

Demo report and Commissioning Cadiz

Project design Execution plan and construction report in Cadiz

Demo report and Commissioning Lausanne

Project design Execution plan and construction report in Lausanne

Demo report and Commissioning London

Project design Execution plan and construction report in London

Demo report and Commissioning Frederikshavn

Project design Execution plan and construction report in Frederikshavn

Early adopter sites

Report on the result of assessment of early adopter sites

Knowledge Management and IPR protection

Report on Knowledge Management and IPR protection activites

Resilience of renovation solutions

Evaluation report for impact on environment and resilience of renovation solutions location and time

Demonstration report

Consolidated commissioning report for the four demo sites including IPD comparative analysis

Best Practice Handbook

Handbook with design guidelines and best practices for NZEB residential refurbishment including occupants perceptions

LCA and LCC analysis

Report on LCA and LCC analysis

Health and IEQ

Report on RECO2ST integrated technologies Health and Internal Environmental Quality impact

Project refurbishment scenarios

Consolidated specs for demos and first verification for platform integration Risk mitigation Architectural and engineering plans with consolidated specs and integration of the technological components for nZEB renovation

Least cost NZEB renovation

Development analysis and evaluation of least cost nZEB renovation strategies

Dissemination and communication activities

Report on dissemination and communication activities

Social Adoption Plan

Report on awareness-raising plan and social adoption cam-paign for stakeholders

Compliance and standardization report

Regulatory and standardization approach

Training materials

elearning training materials

ETV report

Report describing the activities set within the framework of the project regarding the Environmental Technology Verification

Energy and cost efficiency performance

Report on RECO2ST integrated technologies energy consumption reduction and cost efficiency performance.

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Publications

Novel Methodology toward Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) Renovation: Cost-Effective Balance Approach as a Pre-Step to Cost-Optimal Life Cycle Cost Assessment

Author(s): Yovko Ivanov Antonov, Per Kvols Heiselberg, Michal Zbigniew Pomianowski
Published in: Applied Sciences, 11/9, 2021, Page(s) 4141, ISSN 2076-3417
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/app11094141

A review on buildings energy information: Trends, end-uses, fuels and drivers

Author(s): González-Torres M., Pérez-Lombard L., Coronel J.F., Rodriguez-Maestre I., Yan D.
Published in: Energy Reports, 8, 2022, Page(s) 626–637, ISSN 2352-4847
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2021.11.280

Performance and control strategy development of a PCM enhanced ventilated window system by a combined experimental and numerical study

Author(s): Yue Hu, Rui Guo, Per Kvols Heiselberg
Published in: Renewable Energy, 155, 2020, Page(s) 134-152, ISSN 0960-1481
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.03.137

Methodology for Evaluation and Development of Refurbishment Scenarios for Multi-Story Apartment Buildings, Applied to Two Buildings in Denmark and Switzerland

Author(s): Yovko Ivanov Antonov, Per Heiselberg, Flourentzos Flourentzou, Michal Zbigniew Pomianowski
Published in: Buildings, 10/6, 2020, Page(s) 102, ISSN 2075-5309
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/buildings10060102

Energy-Efficient Envelope Design for Apartment Blocks—Case Study of A Residential Building in Spain

Author(s): Francisco José Sánchez de la Flor, Enrique Ángel Rodríguez Jara, Álvaro Ruiz Pardo, José Manuel Salmerón Lissén, Maria Kolokotroni
Published in: Applied Sciences, 11/1, 2021, Page(s) 433, ISSN 2076-3417
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/app11010433

Ventilation cooling/heating performance of a PCM enhanced ventilated window - an experimental study

Author(s): Yue Hu, Per Kvols Heiselberg, Rui Guo
Published in: Energy and Buildings, 214, 2020, Page(s) 109903, ISSN 0378-7788
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.109903

Thermal conductivity analysis of a new sub-micron sized polystyrene foam

Author(s): FA Almeida, H Beyrichen, N Dodamani, R Caps, A Müller, R Oberhoffer
Published in: Journal of Cellular Plastics, 57/4, 2021, Page(s) 493-515, ISSN 0021-955X
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0021955x20943101

Long term performance analysis of low concentrating photovoltaic (LCPV) systems for building retrofit

Author(s): Ranga Vihari Parupudi, Harjit Singh, Maria Kolokotroni, Jose Tavares
Published in: Applied Energy, 300, 2021, Page(s) 117412, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117412

Experimental and numerical study of a PCM solar air heat exchanger and its ventilation preheating effectiveness

Author(s): Yue Hu, Per Kvols Heiselberg, Hicham Johra, Rui Guo
Published in: Renewable Energy, 145, 2020, Page(s) 106-115, ISSN 0960-1481
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.05.115

Sun Simulator for Indoor Performance assessment of Solar Photovoltaic Cells

Author(s): Ranga Vihari Parupudi, Harjit Singh, Maria Kolokotroni
Published in: Energy Procedia, 161, 2019, Page(s) 376-384, ISSN 1876-6102
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2019.02.102

A new ventilated window with PCM heat exchanger—Performance analysis and design optimization

Author(s): Yue Hu, Per Kvols Heiselberg
Published in: Energy and Buildings, 169, 2018, Page(s) 185-194, ISSN 0378-7788
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.03.060

Low Concentrating Photovoltaics (LCPV) for buildings and their performance analyses

Author(s): Ranga Vihari Parupudi, Harjit Singh, Maria Kolokotroni
Published in: Applied Energy, 279, 2020, Page(s) 115839, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115839

Use of adaptable solutions to achieve near-zero energy buildings through a combined thermal and comfort performance approach

Author(s): Carlos Ochoa, Beth Massey
Published in: Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 41/3, 2020, Page(s) 361-373, ISSN 0143-6244
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0143624419887020

Modeling PCM Phase Change Temperature and Hysteresis in Ventilation Cooling and Heating Applications

Author(s): Yue Hu, Rui Guo, Per Kvols Heiselberg, Hicham Johra
Published in: Energies, 13/23, 2020, Page(s) 6455, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en13236455

Understand, simulate, anticipate and correct performance gap in NZEB refurbishment of residential buildings

Author(s): Flourentzos Flourentzou, Antonov Yovko Ivanov, Pantet Samuel
Published in: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1343, 2019, Page(s) 012177, ISSN 1742-6588
Publisher: Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012177

Evaporative cooling active roof Case study for a residential building in Cadiz

Author(s): Sánchez de la Flor, Francisco José; Ruiz Pardo, Álvaro; Rodríguez Jara, Enrique Ángel; Álvarez Domínguez, Servando
Published in: 15th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, pp. 103-113, 1, 2020, Page(s) 103-113
Publisher: Advanced Building Skins GmbH

Sensor deployment to support the integrated energy management system in residential buildings in ReCO2ST

Author(s): Ahern, Eoin; Haigh, Peter; Hayes, Mike
Published in: Advanced Building Skins Conference 2020, ABS 2020, 2020
Publisher: ABS 2020
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5569124

Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) for use in Buildings

Author(s): Rottenbacher, K; Singh, H; Tavares, J; Almeida, FA; Kolokotroni, M; Caps, R
Published in: Advanced Building Skins Conference Proceedings, ABS 2020, 2020
Publisher: Advanced Building Skins GmbH
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4269998

The Indoor Air Quality in a Shared Students Kitchen: Pre and Post refurbishment Measurements

Author(s): Maria Kolokotroni; Ehab Foda; Jose Tavares
Published in: CIBSE Technical Symposium 2020, 2020
Publisher: CIBSE
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5555865

Experimental analysis of PCM heat exchanger in ventilated window system

Author(s): Yue Hu; Per Kvols Heiselberg; Rui Guo
Published in: 39th AIVC Conference 7th TightVent Conference 5th venticool Conference Smart Ventilation for buildings PROCEEDINGS, 4, 2018, Page(s) 484-490
Publisher: 39th AIVC Conference
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4415221

Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Network Edge Device Simulation Tool

Author(s): Cian O’Shea, Ross O’Halloran, Peter Haigh, Mike Hayes
Published in: 2020, ISBN 978-1-61208-819-8
Publisher: SENSORCOMM 2020

Bespoke Method for Installation of VIPs on Building Walls and their Performance

Author(s): Tavares J, Singh H, Kolokotroni M
Published in: Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC 20, 2021, Page(s) p.1-9
Publisher: Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress, WREC 20

Performance advancement of a new sub-micron pore size polymeric foam for vacuum

Author(s): Flávia A. Almeida, Kenny Rottenbacher, Hermann Beyrichen, Roland Caps, Alexander
Published in: Proceedings of the 14th International Vacuum Insulation Symposium (IVIS2019), 2019, Page(s) 19-22, ISBN 978-4-600-00218-3
Publisher: VIPA International
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4043772

Ventilation Pre-heating Effectiveness of a PCM Solar Air Collector with Ventilated Window System

Author(s): Yue Hu, Per Kvols Heiselberg
Published in: Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, 2020, Page(s) 1700-1707, ISBN 9781775052012
Publisher: IBPSA
DOI: 10.26868/25222708.2019.210618

Refurbishmet Methodology to Attain Thermally Comfortable near-Zero Energy Buildings Using Customizable Solutions

Author(s): Carlos Ochoa, Beth Massey
Published in: CIBSE Technical Symposium 2019, 2019/April, 2019
Publisher: CIBSE
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3341187

Methodology and platform for NZEB renovation of residential buildings

Author(s): Yovko Ivanov Antonov; Per Heiselberg; Julien Egger; Flourentzou Flourentzos; Michal Pomianowski
Published in: Advanced Building Skins Conference Proceedings, ABS 2020, 2020, Page(s) 74-84
Publisher: Advanced Building Skins GmbH
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4452206

Towards Autonomous Smart Sensing Systems

Author(s): Peter Haigh, Michael Hayes, Dinesh R. Gawade, Brendan O'Flynn
Published in: 2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 2020, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-4460-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/i2mtc43012.2020.9128887

Development of strategy for combined smart ventilated window and PCM energy storage control for residential building energy saving

Author(s): Yue Hu; Per Kvols Heiselberg
Published in: CISBAT21, 1, 2021
Publisher: CISBAT21
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5555149

Smart windows and air inlets for residential building extraction ventilation.

Author(s): Flourentzou Flourentzos; Pereira Joshua
Published in: Advanced Building Skins Conference Proceedings, ABS 2020, 2020, Page(s) 114-125
Publisher: Advanced Building Skins GmbH
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4461320

Aktueller Stand und neue Entwicklungen von Polymerschäumen für Vakuumisolationspaneele und -systeme

Author(s): Almeida, Flávia A.; Rottenbacher, Kenny; Fitzthum, Patrick; Roland, Caps
Published in: Technomer 2019, 2019
Publisher: TU Chemnitz
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4043965

Generating future-urban weather files for building performance simulations: case studies in London

Author(s): Salvati, A. and Kolokotroni, M.
Published in: Proceedings of Building Simulation 2021, 2021
Publisher: Proceedings of Building Simulation 2021

Towards NZEB refurbishment of a residential building in Cádiz, Spain

Author(s): Sánchez de la Flor, Francisco José
Published in: Advanced Building Skins Conference Proceedings, ABS 2021, 2021
Publisher: ABS 2021

Energy harvesting wireless sensor network edge device simulation tool

Author(s): O'Shea, Cian
Published in: 2021
Publisher: University College Cork