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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 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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 Cost-Effective at NOVABUILD, Spain
Posted 2012-03-12 by <Jesus GARCIA DOMINGUEZ >

The international trade fair, Novabuild, was held from February 29 to March 2, 2012 in Valencia, Spain. This trade fair was intented to aware the construction sector how to transform itself, what business opportunities could surge from sustainable construction and which are the latest technologies and trends to move towards a green and economically attractive future.

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 Atrina building
 Athens Tower