Cost Effective European Union
The project Cost-Effective - Resource and Cost-effective integration of renewables in existing high-rise buildings - has been successfully completed on 30th September 2012.

The project wants to contribute to the development of a competitive industry in the fields of energy efficient construction processes, products and services, with the main purpose of reaching the goals of the EC set forth for 2020 and 2050 to address climate change issues and to contribute to improve EU energy independence.

The public Summary Report can be downloaded from the directory Publication/Project reports


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 Decision Support Tool
Posted 2016-07-08 by <Dominique CACCAVELLI>

The Decision Support Tool (DST) is a tool, containing simple guidelines to give information on energy-efficient and sustainable renovation of high rise buildings. The tool gives information on the use of thermal and/or photovoltaic solar energy systems in facades.

A presentation of the DST has been released and can be downloaded from the Publication/Project reports section 

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 EeB PPP Project Review - Second edition
Posted 2012-08-18 by <Dominique CACCAVELLI>

This publication presents the progress of the projects funded under FP7 Framework from 2010 and 2011 calls. A short presentation of the Cost-Effective project is given pages 46-47.

The Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) Public Private Partnership (PPP) is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the E2BA to promote research on new methods and technologies to reduce the energy footprint and CO2 emissions related to new and retrofitted buildings across Europe. E2BA is an initiative that span out of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP).

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 Education seminar at University of Athens
Posted 2012-05-29 by <Theoni KARLESSI>
A lecture about the Cost Effective project was given by Theoni Karlessi (NOA) in front of 25 post-graduate students who attend Physics of the Built Environment at the University of Athens.
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 Atrina building
 Athens Tower