EU Support for Innovation and Market Uptake in Smart Buildings under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme
AbstractAt the end of November 2016, the European Commission tabled the Clean Energy for All Europeans package, which represents a large set of proposals for several key directives related to energy. The package included proposed revisions to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) which seek to update and streamline the Directive in several areas, including provisions to ensure buildings operate efficiently by encouraging the uptake of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and smart technologies. Although it can be argued that there is at present no commonly accepted definition of a “smart building”, the Commission’s proposed revision refers to three key features of a possible indicator of “smartness” in buildings: the technological readiness of a building to (1) interact with its occupants; (2) to interact with the grid; and (3) to manage itself efficiently. Using these three pillars of “smartness” as a methodological starting point, this paper identifies and analyses recent and ongoing Horizon 2020 research, innovation and market uptake projects which are investigating “smart buildings”. The research maps and examines the tasks, scope and innovations in areas that include building automation and control systems, demand response, energy management, ICT and user interfaces for energy efficiency. View Full-Text
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Moseley, P. EU Support for Innovation and Market Uptake in Smart Buildings under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. Buildings 2017, 7, 105.
Moseley P. EU Support for Innovation and Market Uptake in Smart Buildings under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. Buildings. 2017; 7(4):105.Chicago/Turabian Style
Moseley, Philippe. 2017. "EU Support for Innovation and Market Uptake in Smart Buildings under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme." Buildings 7, no. 4: 105.