Innovation Workshops Energy and Buildings




28 February - 1 March 2019

Stadthalle, Pollheimerstrasse 1,
4600 Wels/Austria

Programme "European Energy Efficiency Conference"(pdf)

Conference fee:

105 Euro, includes the following conferences:

  • Innovation Workshops Energy and Buildings (28 February)
  • Energy Efficiency Policy Conference (28 February)
  • Young Energy Efficiency Researchers (27 February)
  • Site Visits "Energy Efficiency" (1 March afternoon)
  • Participation in this conference is also included in the fee of the European Energy Efficiency Conference.
The fee includes an entrance ticket to the tradeshow and conference documentation. All fees plus 10 % VAT.

Conference language:

English, German

Organisation and conference office:

OÖ Energiesparverband
Landstrasse 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
office [AT] esv.or [DOT] at

The 6 workshops present new research results on energy-efficient and sustainable buildings

Clean. Competitive. Connected.



Thursday, 28 February 2019

Higher energy efficiency and lower business risks - Reducing the energy performance gap in buildings

Organised in the context of the H2020 project MOEEBIUS

  • Modelling energy in buildings for urban sustainability
    Ander Romero Amorrortu, Tecnalia, Spain

  • Novel business models and new energy market roles
    Filipe Silva, ISQ, Portugal

  • Improving energy simulation tools
    Pablo de Agustín, Tecnalia, Spain

  • Open and semantically enhanced middleware
    Jakub Malanik, Honeywell, Czech Republic

  • Innovative sensing and control devices
    Brendan O´Flynn, Tyndall, Ireland

  • Integrated applications for energy performance optimisation
    Georg Ferdinand Schneider, THN, Germany

  • A replicable and easily transferable framework
    Mircea Bucur, KiWi, UK

  • Panel discussion

Chairpersons: Ander Romero Amorrortu, Tecnalia, Spain / Remigiusz Mielczarek, ASM, Poland


Energy efficiency for urban regeneration

Organised in the context of the H2020 project BuildHeat

  • Facade and HVAC retrofit solutions for multifamily buildings
    Roberto Fedrizzi, EURAC, Italy

  • Empowering residential monitoring and control architecture
    Luca Tiozzo Netti, Schneider Electronic, Italy

  • Combining water storage and decentralised mechanical ventilation
    Werner Pink, Pink, Austria

  • Financing renovations
    Frederico Stirano, LINKS, Italy

  • Round table discussion

Chairperson: Roberto Fedrizzi, EURAC, Italy

EU projects supporting EPBD implementation

Organised in the context of the H2020 projects ALDREN, CEN-CE and EPB Center

  • Results of EU projects facilitating the implementation of the revised EPBD
    Johann Zirngibl, CSTB, France

  • Supporting EPB standards at national level
    Jaap Hogeling, EPB Center, The Netherland

  • Towards a common EU energy performance certificate
    Jana Bendžalová, ENBEE, Slovakia

  • Closing the gap between calculated and measured energy demand
    Laurent Socal, SLR, Italy

  • The ALDREN building renovation passport
    Johann Zirngibl, CSTB, France

Chairperson: Johann Zirngibl, CSTB, France

Energy-efficient buildings with reused materials

Organised in the context of the H2020 projects RE4, VEEP, INNOWEE, GREENINSTRUCT and FISSAC

  • Welcome
    Barbora Blaškovičová, FENIX TNT, Czech Republic

  • RE4: CDW materials in energy-efficient prefabricated elements
    Linus Brander, RISE, Sweden
    Michael Scullin, CDE Global, UK

  • VEEP: CDW in prefabricated concrete components
    Anna Paraboschi, RINA Consulting, Italy

  • GREENINSTRUCT: modular refurbishment with a universal building block
    Gediminas Kastiukas, Brunel University London, UK
    Ines Kantauer, Alchemia-Nova, Austria

  • INNOWEE: economically viable, flexible and modular solutions for CDW
    Adriana Bernardi, CNR-ISAC, Italy
    Vilma Ducman, ZAG, Slovenia

  • FISSAC: sustainability in resource-intensive industry
    Girogio Urbano, RINA Consulting SpA, Italy

  • Interactive poster session and panel discussion

Chairpersons: Barbora Blaškovičová, FENIX TNT, Czech Republic 



Thermal energy storage: save today, use tomorrow!

Organised in the context of the H2020 projects CREATE, HYBUILD, SCORES, TESSE2B, THERMOSS, SUNHORIZON

  • Welcome Gabriela Urbanová, FENIX TNT, Czech Republic

  • CREATE: compact thermal energy storage for existing dwellings
    Rebekka Koell, AEE, Austria

  • HYBUILD: compact hybrid storage for low energy buildings
    Luisa F. Cabeza, Universitat de Lleida, Spain

  • SCORES: increasing self-consumption of renewables with hybrid storage systems
    Christophe Hoegaerts, TNO, The Netherlands

  • TESSE2B: thermal energy storage for energy efficient buildings
    Luís Coelho, Instituto Politecnico de Setubal, Portugal
    Aniol Esquerra Alsius, Ecoserveis, Spain

  • THERMOSS: managing heat demand - from building to district heating level
    Federica Fuligni, Exergy, United Kingdom

  • SUNHORIZON: sun-coupled innovative heat pumps
    Alessandra Cuneo, RINA Consulting, Italy

  • Interactive poster session and panel discussion

Chairperson: Petra Colantonio, FENIX TNT, Czech Republic

Geothermal heat pumps and thermally activated buildings

Organised in the context of the H2020 project HybridGeotabs

  • Introduction
    The heat pump market – responsibilities and challenges
    Wim Boydens, EHPA/Boydens Engineering, Belgium

  • Decentralised storage: impact on renewable share in grids and buildings
    Anke Uytterhoeven, KULeuven, Belgium

  • Model predictive control for “HybridGeotabs”
    Lukas Ferkl, Energoklastr, Czech Republic

  • Geothermal applications
    Hector Cano, Geoter, Spain

  • Heat pump design
    Gert Dewandeleer, Nathan, Belgium-The Netherlands

  • Designing a “HybridGeotabs” building
    Anne Caminade, Lemon Consult, Switzerland

  • Value propositions of “hybridGEOTABS” buildings
    Suleyman Dag, Uponor, Finland

  • Discussion: Challenges for market deployment and policy support 

Chairperson: Wim Boydens, Boydens Engineering, Belgium

19.00 Evening programme

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