The BEEM-UP project (Building Energy Efficiency for Massive market UPtake) will demonstrate the economic, social and technical feasibility of retrofitting initiatives for drastically reducing the energy consumption in existing buildings, and lay the ground for massive market uptake.
BARRIERS IN RETROFITTINGS
* A lack of easily accessible cost-effective solutions
* Occupants’ acceptance to innovative solutions
* A lack of energy saving technology solutions optimized for large-scale uptake in retrofitting
Novel integration and optimization methods and advances in specific features for large scale application
The BEEM-UP project takes an integral approach to overcome these technical, social and economic barriers through three ambitious retrofitting projects in Sweden, the Netherlands and France.
340 dwellings will be retrofitted with an average energy net reduction of 75% on HVAC, lighting and hot water, including the integration of renewable energy.
Overall objective of BEEM-UP Project
To develop and demonstrate cost-effective and high performance renovation of existing residential multi-family buildings, drastically reducing the energy consumption.
Reduction in energy demand for space heating: 77%
Reduction in the energy need for hot water: 45%
Reduction in lighting: 42%
Ensuring a comfortable and healthy living environment
The action will directly lead to a total energy reduction of 4GWh/year, and 1041 Tonnes CO2 reduction per year.