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Proceedings 2018, 2(15), 1157; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2151157

Plug-and-Play Solutions for Energy-Efficiency Deep Renovation of European Building Stock

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DEMO Consultants BV, Delftechpark 10, 2628XH Delft, The Netherlands
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Department of Industrial Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche 12, 60131 Ancona, Italy
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Department of Civil and Building Systems, Technische Universität Berlin, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany
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Presented at the Sustainable Places 2018 (SP 2018), Aix-Les-Bains, France, 27–29 June 2018.
Published: 25 September 2018
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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.
Keywords: energy-efficient buildings; deep renovation; Plug-and-Play (PnP); Building Information Modelling (BIM); Building Energy Modelling (BEM) energy-efficient buildings; deep renovation; Plug-and-Play (PnP); Building Information Modelling (BIM); Building Energy Modelling (BEM)
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Sebastian, R.; Gralka, A.; Olivadese, R.; Arnesano, M.; Revel, G.M.; Hartmann, T.; Gutsche, C. Plug-and-Play Solutions for Energy-Efficiency Deep Renovation of European Building Stock. Proceedings 2018, 2, 1157.

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