BuildHeat promotes energy efficiency to create value for urban regeneration
BuildHeat unleashes the potential of the best available technologies to retrofit multifamily houses
BuildHeat favours residential wellbeing through innovative technologies bringing high energy performance, comfort and healthiness
BuildHeat will turn citizens into agents of change in the energy consumption paradigm: from consumer to prosumer
BuildHeat fosters the aggregation of prosumers to create a critical mass interesting for investors
BuildHeat aims to elaborate a set of reliable, energy efficient and affordable retrofit solutions for multifamily houses, which execution is facilitated by industrialised, modular and flexible HVAC, façade and ICT systems made available on the market. Despite the affordability, innovative solutions are more expensive compared to off the shelf ones. BuildHeat aims to leverage private and public investments by aggregating customers into energy efficient communities that are attractive to large investors, thus promoting retrofit actions at quarter level.
21 Feb 2017 - Welcome to this second newsletter from the project BuildHeat, a four-year initiative to elaborate a set of reliable, energy efficient and affordable retrofit solutions for multifamily ... read more
20 Feb 2017 - Please, introduce yourself, the demo case and explain why you decided to be part of the BuildHeat project.Salix Homes are a multi-award winning social housing provider based in Salford, ... read more
20 Feb 2017 - Please, introduce yourself and explain why you decided to be part of the BuildHeat project.Hello, I’m Dr Tara Hughes and I am a researcher at the University of Salford, UK. We research ... read more
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) jointly present the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 Hong Kong (WSBE17 Hong Kong) ... read more
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The 3 demo sites
To demonstrate the effectiveness of the results, three demo cases have been selected with a large replication potential both in terms of buildings' architectural features, climatic conditions, type of ownership and social-cultural environment.