Within the framework of the research area of energy-efficient construction, the diverse non-technical factors and framework conditions that influence the implementation of energy-efficient buildings are to be investigated. In addition to the economic efficiency of measures, this also includes investment incentives through regulations as well as legal requirements...
SmartQuart is intended to show that this is already technically and economically possible today within a neighbourhood and in interaction with neighbouring neighbourhoods. Essen and Bedburg in North Rhine-Westphalia and Kaisersesch in Rhineland-Palatinate together form this real laboratory.
Together with the Chair of Building and Indoor Climate Technology and the Chair of Energy Efficient Construction at RWTH and the industrial partners Hagemeister, Vonovia and Viessmann, iPE is working on the project "Resource-efficient facade technologies: energy clinker" (ReFaTEk)...