News&Events

OrbEEt is a co-organizer in a workshop on the latest innovations to reduce the energy consumption of buildings

Methodologies for designing buildings, applications or advanced simulation tools are some of the new solutions that will be presented in Madrid on January the 24th Madrid will host next 24th of January the workshop “Empowering cities: Innovative strategies for Smart buildings and citizens”, in which up to fifteen entities will show the new solutions they have developed in the fields of ICTs and energy efficiency, in order to reduce the energy consumption of buildings. Although these solutions share the same final [...]

Webinar: Achieving increased energy efficiency in administrative public offices through behavioural improvements. An overview

Come join us on a webinar where we will present the general methodology of the project along with providing deeper insights into the various components that comprise the OrbEEt framework. Additionally, we will assess the current status of deployment of the OrbEEt system at the pilot sites where the project is tested in practice. The webinar will take place on January 12th, 11 AM CET and registration is available on the following link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3744865523892870403. Presenters will be Mr. Dery Torres PhD, a [...]

7th Consortium Meeting

The seventh Consortium Meeting of the OrbEEt project will take place in Madrid on the 25th-26th of January. It will be hosted by the project’s partner and coordinator, Solintel (http://www.solintel.eu/) At the meeting, all of the participants will have the chance to discuss face-to-face the continuous development of OrbEEt along with analyzing the preliminary results from the ongoing evaluation and validation of the project’s solutions in the pilot sites.  

EinB 2017 OrbEEt paper

Date 25.10.2017 A new paper detailing preliminary results from the currently conducted evaluation of OrbEEt’s framework has been submitted. It is titled An Enhanced Human – Centric Performance Framework towards promoting Behavioural Energy Efficiency in buildings and authored by Kostantinos Tsatsakis(HYPERTECH), Tasos Tsitsanis (HYPERTECH) and Christos Malavazos (GrinDrop). The paper will be included in the proceedings of the conference and will shortly be available on the website of ASHRAE Hellenic chapter (http://www.ashrae.gr/). Below is the abstract of the work:   Tertiary buildings [...]

6th European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value

Date: 21.10.2017 OrbEEt was presented during the 6th European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value which took place on the 18th-19th of October, 2017 in the Imperial Palace of Vienna. The congress, organized by BHOe (http://www.burghauptmannschaft.at), who is also a partner in the project, was visited by more than 200 participants. There, a dedicated stand for the project was set-up. Additionally, Panos Andriopoulos(HYPERTECH) and Wilfrid Utz(BOC) carried out a presentation titled: OrbEEt – Energy [...]

Participation in the ENERGY in BUILDINGS 2017 Conference

Date: 17.10.2017 On the 12th of October the international conference ENERGY in BUILDINGS 2017 took place where Konstantinos Tsatsakis from HYPERTECH (a partner company in OrbEEt) presented in front of the 70 participants on the topic of A Holistic Demand Flexibility Profiling Framework for the energy management environment. The presentations scope included preliminary results of the current demonstration and testing activities performed in the 4 pilot test sites of the project. ENERGY in BUILDINGS (http://www.ashrae.gr/einb2017.php) is an established International Conference organised [...]

Basque Parliament Discussion

Date 11th of October, 2017  On the 9th of October, OrbEEt was presented in front of the Commission of Economic Development and Infrastructures of the Basque Parliament. The presentation was intended to provide information and context towards the draft Law of Energy Sustainability of Basque public administrations. Auzmendi Jiménez, Marquinez Iurre and Arkaitz Gobantes Bernal from the Municipality of Asparrena, a partner in OrbEEt, were the representatives. The administrative building the municipality is one of OrbEEt’s pilot sites where the innovative [...]

Innsbruck Meeting –Workshop

Date: 9th of October, 2017 During the 6th Consortium Meeting of OrbEEt in Innsbruck, a training workshop was carried out with workers of the Imperial Palace, which is one of the project’s pilot sites where the innovative solutions proposed by the project are being tested and evaluated in real-life conditions. The workshop concentrated on generating awareness on the goal of the project, taking feedback from the workers on their daily interactions with the systems installed and ultimately, generating a discussion [...]

6th Consortium Meeting – Demonstration Activity

Date: 6th October, 2017 During the 6th Consortium Meeting of OrbEEt partners, a demonstration stand was set up in the lobby of the museum of the Imperial Palace of Innsbruck, which is one of the project’s pilot sites where the innovative solutions proposed by the project are being tested and evaluated in real-life conditions. The stand generated significant interest among the visitors and collected very favorable feedback.  

6th Consortium Meeting

Date: 3rd of October, 2017 The sixth Consortium Meeting of OrbEEt took place in the Imperial Palace of Innsbruck on the 28th-29th of September. It was hosted by the project’s partner BHOe (http://www.burghauptmannschaft.at). At the meeting, all of the participants had the chance to discuss face-to-face the continuous development of OrbEEt along with already taking a look at the preliminary results from the ongoing evaluation of the project’s solutions in the pilot sites. Additionally, the partners had the chance to observe [...]