By measuring performance at key points in the solutions, buildings and neighborhoods, stakeholders will have better information to identify successful strategies, detect problems, and understand which activities are working and which are not; allowing them to make decisions for continuous improvement and achieving Zero Energy Building target.
Below you will find an update on the monitoring platforms for each demosite:
In the residential district Mogel in Eibar, Spain, a total of 65 variables are being monitored each minute for a whole year. The aim is to identify successful technologies, give recommendations to improve the performance and replicate the retrofitting process under Zero Energy Building target in the future.
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As part of monitoring efforts for the Zen-N demonstration retrofitting project of the social housing area «ARLEQUIN» in Grenoble, France, an innovative process will be tested in order to calibrate the energetic models of the buildings and equipment with the ENERGY PLUS software.
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A comprehensive monitoring system has been procured to complement the already existing metering systems and give a detailed overview of the energy performance of the building.
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Økern nursing home was built in 1975 and contains 140 dwellings for senior citizens. The building was retrofitted to modern standards and the tenants moved in during October 2014. Major activities have been adding insulation, minimizing of thermal bridges and ensuring a lower air infiltration rate.
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