We are active in research to ensure the up-to-date level of our consulting services. We are committed to contribute to sustainable development for all, and therefore teaching and co-operation with universities is of high priority besides research and consulting.

Activities in 2016
Support activities for the implementation of the EPBD (Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, Directive 2010/31/EU) and the EED (Energy Efficiency Directive, Directive 2012/27/EU)
Support activities for the programme development and implementation of the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP)
Support activities for ASCR (user involvement)
Investigation of the interface between building and urban environment: how to further develop building energy concepts, building materials, and urban plans to reduce cooling needs in buildings
User behaviour and the impact on energy efficiency in buildings, the smart city concept, and the smart grid concept
University co-operation: FH Technikum Vienna, Institute of Renewable Energy

Horizon 2020: ENERFUND - Building Retrofit Potential

More information about selected projects is available below. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish detailed information and a full list of references.


Current Projects

Project typeProject titlePeriodDivisionAreaClient
Integrated projectEnergy and Buildings in African Regions01/2013-06/2018Energy efficiencyAfricaEiABC, AEA/ECREEE, etc.
Market developmentENERFUND02/2016-01/2019ICT for energy efficiencyEuropeHorizon 2020
Policy adviceEnergy Efficiency Component Nigerian Energy Support Programme 05/2013-08/2017Energy efficiencyECOWASGIZ GmbH
ConsultingUser research: Innovative buildings in aspern - Vienna´s Urban Lake Side09/2014-12/2018Product developmentAustriaASCR
Policy adviceConcerted Action 4 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 10/2015-04/2018Energy efficiencyEuropeOIB



Completed Projects

Project typeProject titlePeriodDivisionAreaClient
ResearchLEKOECOS- combined economic-ecological life cycle assessment model 03/2012-01/2014Sustainable buildingsAustriaFFG
ConsultingECOWAS Initiative on Energy Efficiency in Buildings03/2013-06/2014Sustainable buildingsECOWASAEA/ECREEE
ConsultingBiomass Energy Strategy Ethiopia03/2013-11/2013Renewable EnergyAfricaÖBf, euei pdf
ResearchUser behaviour and the impact on the operation of nearly zero energy buildings07/2012-06/2014Sustainable buildingsAustriaFFG
ConsultingFinal Review SOLTRAIN08/2013-10/2013Renewable EnergyAfricaAEE INTEC, ADA
ResearchsmartKB* - Reduction of cooling requirements 11/2013-10/2014Sustainable urban planningAustriaFFG
Project with studentsRefurbishment of a university building in Ulaanbaatar2010Renewable EnergyAsiaEU ERASMUS
Integrated projectExtensive renovation of the Austrian building stock2010-2011Energy efficiencyAustriaKlima- und Energiefonds
Policy adviceConcerted Action 3 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive2011-2015Energy efficiencyEuropeÖGNB/OIB