Our mission

Our mission is to support and speed up the improved energy performance, sustainability and complete decarbonisation of the buildings sector with data-driven and actionable analysis, innovative policy solutions and convincing transformation pathways.

We provide

  • Actionable, data-driven analysis that contributes to ambitious buildings-related policies and programmes at EU and member state level, and beyond
  • Timely and efficient support to governments to develop and implement transformative regulatory and legislative standards
  • Cutting edge thought leadership, sharing best practice globally through our network in Europe and globally

Ongoing projects

We are involved in a large number of research projects that cover Europe and beyond. Swipe to see a selection of some of our ongoing work.

X-Tendo – eXTENDing the energy performance assessment and certification schemes via a mOdular approach

The aim of x-tendo is to support public authorities in the transition towards improved compliance, reliability, usability and convergence of next-generation energy performance assessment and certification.

Funding: European Commission

www.x-tendo.eu

Syn.ikia – pluS energY Neighborhoods: the Innovation chain to marKet and socIetal Actions

Syn.ikia aims at achieving sustainable plus energy neighbourhoods with more than 100% energy savings, 90% renewable energy generation triggered, 100% GHG emission reduction, and 10% life cycle costs reduction, compared to nZEB levels. This will be achieved while ensuring high quality indoor environment and well-being.

Funding: European Commission

www.synikia.eu

Enefirst – making the efficiency first principle operational

Enefirst seeks to provide the EU with a common vision of the principle of E1st and a holistic pathway to achieving it, embedded across our energy system models, impact assessments, funding and infrastructure decisions, and into all energy and climate policies.

Funder: European Commission – H2020

www.enefirst.eu

iBRoad – Individual Building Renovation Roadmaps

iBRoad designs, develops and demonstrates individual building renovation roadmaps and building logbooks to drive deep renovation in the residential sector.

Funding: European Commission

www.ibroad-project.eu

AmBIENCe – Actively Managed Buildings with Energy Performance Contracting

Ambience aims to extend the concept of Energy Performance Contracting to Active Buildings and making it available and attractive to a wider range of buildings. AmBIENCe will provide new concepts and business models for performance guarantees of Active Buildings, combining savings from energy efficiency measures with additional savings and earnings resulting from the active control of assets leveraging for instance price based incentive contracts (Implicit Demand Response).

Funding: European Commission – H2020

www.ambience-project.eu

RenOnBill – Residential building energy renovations with on-bill financing

RenOnBill aims to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings by promoting the development and implementation of on-bill schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions.

Funder: European Commission – H2020

www.renonbill.eu

Turnkey Retrofit – TURNKEY solution for home RETROFITting

Turnkey Retrofit will develop a homeowner-centric renovation journey, transforming the complex and fragmented renovation process into a simple, straightforward and attractive process

Funding: European Commission

www.turnkey-retrofit.eu

Feasibility study for EPBD19a

The project assesses the relevance and feasibility of introducing an EU approach, either voluntarily or mandatory) to the concept of building renovation passports.

Funding: European Commission

www.epbd19a.eu

BuildUpon2

Build Upon² helps cities lead the charge towards net zero carbon by 2050 by unlocking the huge potential of buildings - developing strategies and solutions to scale up energy efficient building renovation.

Funder: European Commission – H2020

www.worldgbc.org/build-upon

ExcEED – European Energy Efficient building district Database: from data to information to knowledge

ExcEED created a European database for measured and qualitative data on beyond the state-of-the-art buildings and districts, responding to the need for transparency and comparability of energy performance calculations.

Funder: European Commission – H2020

www.exceedproject.eu

Disseminating and valuing the multiple benefits of Energy Efficiency

M-Benefits - Valuing & Communicating the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency project aims at creating a framework for the inclusion of the multiple benefits of energy efficiency in investment assessment and decision-making of companies and relevant stakeholders.

Funder: European Commission – H2020

www.mbenefits.eu

    Where we work

    Where we work Sudan South Sudan Georgia Abkhazia South Ossetia Peru Burkina Faso France Guadeloupe Martinique Reunion Mayotte French Guiana Libya Belarus Pakistan Azad Kashmir Indonesia Yemen Madagascar Bolivia, Plurinational State of Serbia Kosovo Cote d'Ivoire Algeria Switzerland Cameroon Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Botswana Kenya Jordan Mexico United Arab Emirates Belize Brazil Sierra Leone Mali Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Italy Somalia Somaliland Afghanistan Bangladesh Dominican Republic Guinea-Bissau Ghana Austria Sweden Turkey Uganda Mozambique New Zealand Cuba Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Portugal Colombia Mauritania Angola Germany Thailand Australia Papua New Guinea Iraq Croatia Greenland Niger Denmark Latvia Romania Zambia Myanmar Ethiopia Guatemala Suriname Czech Republic Chad Albania Finland Syrian Arab Republic Kyrgyzstan Solomon Islands Oman Panama Argentina United Kingdom Costa Rica Paraguay Guinea Ireland Nigeria Tunisia Poland Namibia South Africa Egypt Tanzania, United Republic of Saudi Arabia Viet Nam Russian Federation Crimea Haiti Bosnia and Herzegovina India China Hong Kong Macao Taiwan Canada El Salvador Guyana Belgium Equatorial Guinea Lesotho Bulgaria Burundi Djibouti Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh Iran, Islamic Republic of Malaysia Philippines Uruguay Congo Montenegro Estonia Rwanda Armenia Senegal Togo Spain Gabon Hungary