EU H2020 CULTURAL-E - Climate and cultural based design and market valuable technology solutions for Plus Energy Houses

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  • Project duration: September 2019 - September 2024
  • Project status:
    Approval by the Scientific Committee
  • Funding:
    Competitive Industries (Horizon 2020 /EU funding /Project)
  • Total project budget: €9,641,336.00
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Cultural-E is a EU-funded project, which aims to define modular and replicable solutions for Plus Energy Buildings (PEBs), accounting for climate and cultural differences, while engaging all key players involved in the building life cycle.

Cultural-E will develop technologies and solution sets that are tailorable to specific contexts and energy demands, as well as performing a comprehensive optimisation of the value/cost ratio of Plus Energy Buildings.

Sets of design-for-assembly technologies will be developed through a careful mapping of European climates, building archetypes, and cultural energy habits. We are going beyond the state-of-the-art by maximising the share of the demand covered by renewable sources, towards zero emissions in the operational phase.

In a nutshell: the Cultural-E solution sets will be the result of a user-centric design process and will achieve and affordably maintain the best indoor environmental conditions in Plus Energy Buildings.

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Stiftelsen Sintef
Brunel University - West London
Steinbeis Europa Zentrum
University of Stuttgart
Cá Foscari University of Venice
EuroFinestra SAS
Advantic Sistemas y Servicios SL
Istituto Cooperativo per l'Innovazione SCRL
Vilogia SA
Ventive Ltd.
Unicoop Immobiliare S.r.l.
Oslo Kommune
Wilhelm Nusser GmbH Systembau
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Spain SL
Vortice Elettrosociali Spa
ABITCOOP - Cooperativa di Abitazione della Provincia di Modena
Paulus Wohnbau GmbH
Conseil des Architectes d'Europe
NOBATEK/INEF4 - Institute for Energy and Environmental Transition in Construction
Baerum Municipality


Annamaria Belleri

Project managerT 856 550 1740 93+ude.carue@irelleb.airamanna

Roberto Lollini

Vice project managerT 056 550 1740 93+ude.carue@inillol.otrebor

Marco Bailo

Project assistantT 927 550 1740 93+ude.carue@oliab.ocram


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