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Wider benefits of building renovation before and after COVID19: the Spain case study

In this article, our partner the Official College of Architects of Málaga (Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Málaga) explores the pre- and post-pandemic benefits of building renovation, within the three pillars of sustainability: economy, social-health and environment. COVID 19 has forced governments in the world to issue decrees confining the population for weeks or months to their …

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Understanding the current energy efficiency measures and building renovation strategies in European municipalities

In this article, our coordinating partner, the Technical University of Munich, describes the purpose and first results of a  survey that was performed amongst EERAdata partner municipalities to better understand the status-quo regarding the municipal processes of building stock analysis, the planning and development of energy efficiency measures and building renovation strategies. The EERAdata project intends to bring …

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Elements of building performance and impact assessment methodologies

The EERAdata project is developing a decision-support tool (DST) enabling regional and municipal policymakers to plan and prioritise energy efficiency (EE) investments in buildings based on a holistic assessment of their building data. In this article, our partner the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) explores different methodologies to assess resource efficiency of buildings that will …

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EERAdata launch symposium: why the future of the project highly depends on collaboration with end-users ​

The EERAdata decision support tool will help to gather evidence on the benefits of the energy-efficient building stock and to promote local municipalities to upgrade older building stock. Therefore, it is paramount that the EERAdata consortium work with local municipalities across the EU, enabling a successful collaboration to develop an adaptable and engaging decision-making tool. …

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Supporting policy decisions and renovation action to prioritise investments in energy efficiency

The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy efficiency in ecological and socio-economic terms. These are the challenges that EERAdata will address over the next three …

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