AFTER project ends

On May 2014, the AFTER project has officially ended. Please find included a direct access to the Publishable Report of the AFTER project. This Publishable Report offers a complete overview on the project including a description of its scientific methodology, feedback on the energy savingĀ  measures tested on Pilot Sites and a general presentations of the main results and outputs concerning our Pilot Sites. IEE 10:344:AFTER – D9.9 Publishable Report .pdf   You can find the main results and achievements of the consortium on the pages of the website. The delivrables of the project can be accessed through the “publication” …

“Much more AFTER”

Tools for maintenance & performance documentation By Elsebeth Terkelsen, Architect MAA, Aarhus School of Architecture and Olav Kirchhoff, Development Consultant, Association of Social Housing Organisations, BL, Denmark The life of a building AFTER it is designed, needs to be an important focus area in the design process. But it is often forgotten. Architects and designers need to be addressed and made aware of their responsibility of including design of technical installations, accessibility of the technical installations, position of meters etc. in retrofitting and new building projects. Designers and architects should become much more aware and acquainted with the technologies for …

Interview with Iris Behr and Britta Sein, IWU members and scientific partners of AFTER.

            IWU is a research institution founded by the State of Hesse and the City of Darmstadt. The overall mission and task of the institute is to research forms of housing and living conditions. As a scientific partner, IWU is in charge, in the frame of AFTER, of the elaboration of the methods to assess, to optimize and to follow-up the test of energy saving measures. IWU is also the Work Package leader for the low-energy buildings issues. Aims of WP 7: Recent low energy buildings In the frame of the work package recent new …

AFTER in Ljubljana – November 2011

    Partners of the European project AFTER [Cost Optimum and Standard Solutions for Management and Maintenance of the Social Housing Stock] have met in Ljubljana on the 22th and 23th of November. The meeting objective aimed at discussing at the same time the main advances realized since the AFTER kick-off meeting on May 2011 in Paris. All the stakeholders discussed, through debates and workshops, the implementation of the AFTER main targets: collecting and assessing innovative energy saving measures experienced the last five years across the European social housing stock. …

AFTER Project website is now online

    This website will help to communicate inputs developed through the European project. Its content presents the main informations useful to understand the project, its stakes and partners. AFTER website is also a tool to inform both a large public and more closer stakeholders about the evolution of the project and its future events. …