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Housing needs, construction practices & urbanisation trends in NW-Africa & EU
Review of housing needs, construction practices a in North-West Africa & Europe and analysis of the housing situation in and current issues in urbanisation.
Training and regulatory infrastructure about bioclimatic in NW-Africa & EU
Survey including EU and african countries to identify the degree of development of training and building codes regarding biclimatic and passive approaches.
Infrastructure of local geo-bio based building materials production in NW-Africa & EU
Infrastructure for the production of construction materials and anaylsis of the needs and potentialities in the building sector
Policies supporting passive & bioclimatic approach, and the se of local building materials in NW-Africa and EU
Discussion about successful or promising policies in promoting highly comfortable buildings with minimal energy need for heating and cooling
Report on indicators of overall building energy performance
Review of the energy performance indicators available in the literature and standards to identify suitable KPIs for bioclimatic buildings.
Report on indicators to assess the Indoor Environmental Quality
Framework about the available methodologies, standards, tools & indicators to assess the Indoor Environmental Quality
Report on energy flexibility indicators, with focus on warm climate conditions
Describes the concept of flexible building though a critical review of the main methodologies, definitions and indicators
Availability of weather files & indicators for today/future weather in Africa and EU
Reviews and discusses methodologies for weather indicators, weather datasets, and production of future weather files
Report on available methods and tools for the generation of future weather files
Availability & reliability of weather files to represent current and future weather conditions and to improve the design of buildings
Report on effect of future weather on the performance of one or more case studies
Analysis of the effect of future weather on the performance of a case study in different climates, focusing on when, where, and how passive design strategies are affected.
Materials and construction practices (local and/or adapted to local conditions)
This report investigates the potential of different studied bioclimatic materials as construction materials in Europe and Africa.
Report on 12 case studies of European and African Bioclimatic Buildings
Review of 12 fully documented case studies of bioclimatic buildings located in EU & Africa, with data collected from technical experts.
Final Report on updated training tools for building energy simulation (BES)
It lists support materials and tools developed within the ABC 21 project, to design new buildings characterized by low energy consumption.
Disclaimer: This information has been gathered as part of the project titled “ABC 21 – Africa-Europe BioClimatic buildings for XXI century”. We state that the project has no responsibility for the misuse of the publicly available information and results published, nor the impacts it may cause.