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ENCERTICUS

Energy Certification, Information and Communication Technologies for User Satisfaction.

Budget
1,238,253.96 €
Call
5th call - 2012
Type
Capitalisation
Priority axis
2
Objective
2.2
Duration
-

Project aims and approach

Project summary

Whilst residential energy consumption in France and Italy is either stable or is decreasing, this is not the case in other MED region countries and is not the case in social housing through the MED region. The introduction of energy certification and labelling of existing buildings and smart meters represents a change in the perception of energy by users and offers an opportunity for proactive changes in habits if well addressed and a threat if the changes are not well accepted...

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State of the art of project implementation since the project start

The User Awareness Service (UAS) have been successfully implemented and the results evaluated in the 3 pilot sites. Thus, all necessary equipment was installed and tested and the architecture defined. Two years of historical consumption data was crossed with socio-economic user data that returned the baseline situation. Communication activities have being successfully performed throughout the web site, regular newsletters and in social networks. The number of visits to the website exceeds the expected...
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Latest project activities and outputs

This last period, ENCERTICUS partners have been involved in offering last months of services in the pilot sites. Results of services have been analysed and reported and satisfaction interviews have been carried out to the tenants of the pilots. Regarding communication activities and outputs, four newsletters have been launched to more than 750 recipients and several publications have been done in the website, as well as the ENCERTICUS group in LinkedIn have several entries. Besides, the consortium...
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Next key steps for the project

Partners will capitalize the results at different levels, for instance pilot results dissemination in regional and national events, developing the Energy Awareness Services one step beyond. CIMNE, as a research center committed with the current energy problems, will use the results to fight the existing energy poverty in Spain and Sout-Europe to take advantage of the experience.
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Budget

ERDF contribution
928,690.47 €
National co-funding
309,563.49 €
Total project budget
1,238,253.96 €

Project partnership

Lead Partner

Spain
CIMNE / Catalonia (Spain)

Project partnership

France
HABITAT MARSEILLE PROVENCE / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
Spain
FORUM / Catalonia (Spain)
Spain
Universidad de Sevilla / Andalousia (Spain)
Italy
National Consortium CasaQualità / Lazio (Italy)
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