Sign In

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Energie, klimaat en duurzaamheid​​​​

Artikel
Olivadese, R. et al. (2019) MOBISTYLE makes energy efficiency understandable by providing users attractive personalized information on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle. Rehva Journal, 05/2019.
Olivadese, R. • Tisov, A. • Arabsolgar, D. • Margoudi, M.
Rehva Journal, 05/2019.
October 2019
Conferentiepaper
Olivadese, R. et al. (2019) Exploitation of the European Research Projects Aiming to Achieve a Behavior Change for Energy Saving Through Innovative IT Solutions. In: The proceedings of the Sustainable Places 2019 (SP 2019). Basel, Switserland: MDPI, pp.Proceedings 2019, 20, 13.
Olivadese, R. • Launonen, H. • Tisov, A. • Melasecche Germini, A. • Koroleva, K. • Lukasik, M. • Malamou, A. • Arabsolgar, D. • Zacharis, E. • Garbi, A.
Sustainable Places 2019 (SP 2019), Sardinia, Italy.
July 2019

Abstract: 

Under H2020 program, the European Commission (EC) is investing in projects that aim to develop IT tools that are attractive for its users and therefore leading to a long-term behavior change for energy savings. Four of such funded projects are: BENEFFICE, enCOMPASS, MOBISTYLE and UtilitEE. To ensure exploitation and further uptake of the project results, EC provides Support Services for Exploitation of Research Results (SSERR). Through this support, a workshop was held at the Sustainable Places Conference 2019 to present the business value proposition of the above mentioned H2020 projects. This paper presents the outcomes of the workshop on how to pitch the research projects. Conclusive remarks were given to provide projects partners further recommendations on how to exploit the results to key actors (such as investors and business partners).

Read more

Conferentiepaper
Schippers-Trifan, O. et al. (2019) Exploitation of Business Models for Deep Renovation. In: The proceedings of the Sustainable Places 2019 (SP 2019). Basel, Switserland: MDPI, pp.Proceedings 2019, 20,11.
Schippers-Trifan, O. • D’Oca, S. • Ferrante, A. • Op ‘t Veld, P. • Peraudeau, N. • Peters, C. • Pernetti, R. • Decorme, R.
Sustainable Places 2019 (SP 2019), Sardinia, Italy.
July 2019

Abstract: 

In this workshop, we discussed the exploitation experiences gathered in some relevant H2020 projects on deep renovation: TripleA-reno, ProGETonE, P2Endure, 4rinEU, STUNNING, and TURNkey Retrofit. Directives and practical insights that support the experimentation with exploitation strategies in EU-funded projects will be elaborated as outcome of the workshop.

read more in pdf

read more online

Artikel
Sebastian, R., Gralka, A. et al. (2018) Technical, Financial, and Social Barriers and Challenges in Deep Building Renovation: Integration of Lessons Learned from the H2020 Cluster Projects. Buildings 2018, 8(12), pp.174.
Sebastian, R. • Gralka, A. • D’Oca, S. • Ferrante, A. • Ferrer, C • Pernetti, R. • op ‘t Veld, P
Buildings 2018, 8(12), pp.174.
December 6th  2018

Abstract: With a low rate of new building construction and an insufficient rate of existing building renovation, there is the need to step up the pace of building renovation with ambitious performance targets to achieve European Union (EU) climate change policies for 2050. However, innovative technologies, including, but not limiting to, plug and play (PnP) prefabricated facades, information and communications technology (ICT)-support for building management systems (BMS), the integration of renewable energy systems (RES), building information model (BIM) and building performance simulation models (BPSM), advanced heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), advanced geomatics, 3D-printing, and smart connectors, cannot alone solve the problem of low renovation rates of existing buildings in Europe that is hindering reaching of EU-wide targets. A workshop was held at the Sustainable Place Conference 2018 to present, with an integrative approach, the experiences from four H2020 innovation actions, i.e., 4RinEU, P2ENDURE, Pro-GET-OnE, and MORE-CONNECT, which were united by their central aims of improving building energy performance through deep renovation practices. This article presents the outcomes of the joint workshop and interactive discussion, by focusing on technical, financial, and social added values, barriers and challenges, in the context of the building renovation processes tackled by the four projects. Conclusive remarks converge on the identification of open questions to address future innovation opportunities, as well as some recommendations to be used at a policy level and/or in future implementation projects.

Read more:

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-5309/8/12/174/htm

Artikel
Olivadese, R. et al. (2018) Introduction to the H2020 MOBISTYLE project. The REHVA European HVAC Journal, Volume: 55, Issue: 6, pp.11-16.
Olivadese, R. • Tisov, A • op 't Veld, P
The REHVA European HVAC Journal, Volume: 55, Issue: 6, pp.11-16.
December 2018

​Motivating end-users behavioural change by combined ICT based tools and modular information services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle. Keywords: Energy use, indoor environment, health, behaviour change, awareness campaign, people-centred approach.

Read more

Conferentiepaper
Sebastian, R. , Gralka, A., Olivadese, R. et al. (2018) Plug-and-Play Solutions for Energy-Efficiency Deep Renovation of European Building Stock. In: The proceedings of the Sustainable Places 2018 (SP 2018). , pp.2(15), 1157.
Sebastian, R. • Gralka, A. • Olivadese, R. • Arnesano, M. • Revel, G. • Hartmann, T. • Gutsche, C.
Sustainable Places 2018 (SP 2018), Aix-les-Bains.
25 September 2018

​​​​​​Abstract

​Ninety percent of the existing building stock in Europe was built before 1990. These buildings are in urgent need for a significant improvement of energy-efficiency through renovation. State-of-the-art renovation solutions are available, but costly and lengthy renovation processes and incomprehensible technical complexities hinder the achievement of a wide impact at a European scale. This paper presents a research on Plug-and-Play (PnP) technologies supported by Building Information Modelling (BIM) to provide affordable, interchangeable and quick-installation solutions to overcome the main barriers of building deep renovation​.

Read more​

Artikel
Sebastian, R. et al. (2015) Meeting the energy-efficient buildings challenge. IFHE Digest, 2015, pp.24-28.
Sebastian, R. • Nauta, N.J. • di Giulio, R.D. • Quentin, C. • Turillazzi, B.
IFHE Digest, 2015, pp.24-28.
Juli 2015

​​ABSTRACT

This article presents the methodology defined wuthin STREAMER, an Europe collaborative research project on Energy-efficient buildings ( EeB) in order to approach the organizational and functional aspects of healthcare buildings in relation to their energy-related features.

For more information or to obtain the complete article, please contact us:

tel +31 15 7502520 or info@demobv.nl

Conferentiepaper
Sebastian, R. et al. (2014) The Streamer European Project. Case Study: Careggi Hospital in Florence. In: The proceedings of the 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering IFMBE. Dubrovnik, Croatia: Springer International Publishing, pp.649-651.
Sebastian, R. • Iadanza, E. • Turillazzi, B. • Terzaghi, F. • Marzi, L. • Giuntini, A.
6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering IFMBE, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
September 2014

​​​​ABSTRACT

In this paper is shown the European research project STREAMER in the topic “Optimised design methodologies for energy efficient buildings integrated in the neighborhood energy systems”. The Streamer research project aims at use and development of a semantic approach to design starting from the combination of BIM and GIS systems. A case study in Careggi hospital, Florence (Italy) is shown, together with the expected results.

​For more information or to obtain the complete article, please contact us:

tel +31 15 7502520 or info@demobv.nl

Artikel
Sebastian, R. et al. (2013) Performance-based procurement for low-disturbance bridge construction projects. Construction Innovation, 13(4), pp.394-409.
Sebastian, R. • Claeson-Jonsson, C. • di Giulio, R.D.
Construction Innovation, 13(4), pp.394-409.
Oktober 2013

​​ABSTRACT

Purpose ‐ This paper aims to introduce a method of performance-based procurement, based on the most economically advantageous tender (MEAT), for low-disturbance bridge construction projects in urban environment. Design/methodology/approach ‐ The first part of this paper reviews the key performance indicators (KPIs) of low-disturbance construction and the procurement procedure based on the MEAT principles. The second part reflects on two actual bridge projects (the Rotebro bridge in Sweden and the Arno river bridge in Italy) as observatory case studies to analyse how clients and contractors can implement the KPIs in MEAT. Findings ‐ The research findings demonstrate the possible inclusion of the KPIs of low-disturbance construction into the MEAT criteria. The MEAT principles can then be used in combination with either a traditional or an integrated procurement strategy. Research limitations/implications ‐ The implementation of MEAT to achieve low-disturbance construction projects is considerably new and still requires an empirical validation. A further elaboration of the procurement strategy within the EU regulatory framework is strongly recommended in order to assure the broader impacts of sustainable construction. Practical implications ‐ The findings and recommendations support the practical development and the use of MEAT in construction projects in the EU. Originality/value ‐ This paper presents on-going investigation within the FP7 collaborative research project "PANTURA", which addresses the actual research agenda of the European Commission on low-disturbance and urban-friendly civil infrastructure projects.​

For more information or to obtain the complete article, please contact us:

tel +31 15 7502520 or info@demobv.nl

Artikel
Sebastian, R. et al. (2011) Energieneutrale bouwsystemen. BouwIQ, 2011(2), pp.26-29.
Conferentiepaper
Sebastian, R. et al. (2009) Development of a housing policy to facilitate the sustainable refurbishment of high-rise residential buildings. In: The proceedings of the 3rd SASBE International Conference. Delft: SASBE.
Sebastian, R. • Brouwer, J.
3rd SASBE International Conference, Delft.
Juni 2009

​​ABSTRACT

European countries are currently facing serious problems with the quality of their high rise housing stock. The majority of the high-rise housing stock was built in the first decades after World War II, and cannot meet the current standard in terms of technical and social quality. The need for refurbishment of these buildings and their environment is an urgent problem, but has not been adequately solved by the local government. There is still a need for a well-organised governance system at city, district and neighbourhood level that is able to initiate and facilitate the refurbishment programme. An MSc graduation research project at the Eindhoven University of Technology on a pilot project in the Slovak Republic has shown that the effective implementation of new technical solutions for refurbishment is failed due to financial and organisational barriers. On the one hand, as home-owners or inhabitants are facing increasing costs for services (heat, gas and electricity) and maintenance, many of them are not able to take part in financial investments for major refurbishment. On the other hand, the intention of the European Union and different national governments to address the issue of sustainable regeneration often fails to reach the individual home-owners or inhabitants. After describing the current situation and problems, this paper moves on to propose a new systematic approach for policy development. Based on an ongoing research project at TNO (Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research), conceptual process models are presented.

For more information or to obtain the complete article, please contact us:

tel +31 15 7502520 or info@demobv.nl

Bezoekadres
Delftechpark 10 | 2628 XH Delft
Postadres
Postbus 642 | 2600 AP Delft
Telefoon
015 750 25 20
E-mail
info@demobv.nl