Site 1: nZEB Smart House

Thessaloniki, Greece

​​​One demonstration building will be CERTH/ITI nZEB Smart House at CERTH premises in Greece. The Smart House is a 316 m2 fully operational rapid prototyping & novel technologies demonstration infrastructure resembling a real domestic building where users can experience actual living scenarios while exploring various innovating smart technologies. The house is representative of a single-family, detached residential building and is already equipped with many IoT, smart home solutions that provide a lot of information about its operational characteristics. It constantly evolves by actively participating as a pilot to different research projects and through the collaboration with local, national and cross-border companies. Hence, it can adapt to the highly diverse requirements. The Smart Energy House is equipped with a multi-sensorial network that measures in real-time almost all parameters that consist open challenges for a modern home / workplace (energy, occupancy, health, etc.).


Site 2: Fredrick University Main Building

Nicosia, Cyprus

​​​The building has mixed use within its two floors, with a total area of 2.147m2, which was originally constructed in 2010. The ground floor consists of the main entrance, WC and canteen making up 550m2. The 1st floor has 3 auditoriums with the largest one being ≈230m2 and the two smaller ones being ≈80m2 each. The second floor has 13 office spaces, ≈22m2 each and a conference room of ≈65m2. The building is equipped with power meters that measure the power consumption of the building. In particular, there are available readings for heating & cooling, lighting, sockets, and elevator. There are also sensors on each floor that measure the temperature, humidity, and CO2 and on the second floor the offices are equipped with motion sensors that open the lights in the offices. The energy performance certificate for the building is rated class D.​

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Site 3: Case Study Austria

Vienna , Austria

​SQUARE One is a multifunctional office building located in Vienna and was completed in 2017. The property houses an internationally rented office quarter. The plot area is 9,046 m², the total gross floor area is around 55,300 m2, with two underground floors, ground floor, five upper floors, and the attic floor. The ground floor includes the main entrance lobby, spaces for special uses (branch bank, supermarket, restaurant, vehicle registration office), waste disposal rooms and various building services and ancillary rooms. The upper floors are intended to accommodate offices and, if necessary, special uses with their ancillary rooms. In addition to the underground car park, the basement floors house the building services, storage and functional rooms (district heating, district cooling). The Energy Performance Certificate has the rating A for Energy Efficiency and B for CO2. The building also holds a DGNB Platin Certificate. The building is equipped with a demand-controlled ventilation system, is connected to the Wien Energie district heating and cooling system and has a photovoltaic system on the roof (total area 912.80 m²; 140.00 kW-Peak). The energy consumption for heating, cooling and ventilation is monitored separately and at sub-level. The building automation and control system regulates, controls, operates and monitors the technical systems in the building.

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Site 4: DEMO Office Building

Delft, Netherlands


The 4 stories office building, located at Delftechpark in Netherlands acting as additional easySRI use case, is constructed in 2008 with total area of 1900 m2. The building is designed in a flexible way to host different SMEs, one of them is our project partner DEMO. The Municipality of Delft took the initiative for this site that is used as a business park to further enhance Delft's position as a knowledge city. That could have a positive impact and create potential replication cases in other office buildings in the district. The building has a very efficient energy design with an average consumption of 49 kWh/m2 for electricity and classified ​under B class in the Dutch energy labelling.


Site 5: CETMA & E@W Building

Brindisi, Italy

​​​CETMA Consortium offices are organized in five floors, 4 above ground and 1 underground, with an average of 27 rooms in first and second floor.  As an example, second floor has 1 meeting room, 3 laboratories, technical rooms and services. The height of each floor is 3m. The whole covered area is about 3000m2.​


Site 6: SGS Portugal Headoffice Building

Lisbon, Portugal

The SGS building in Lisbon is an office building located at Lisbon Technological Hub (Polo Tecnológico de Lisboa) with 4 floors above the ground and 2 underground used exclusively by SGS. The underground storeys are used for storage and parking, while the above the ground floors comprehend 1 technical floor, 1 floor for laboratories, 1 for offices and the ground floor which is a mixed uses one with offices, laboratories and a cafeteria. The building has a B (61% efficiency) energy certificate, issued on August 2021, in which reached both in regarding emissions and non-renewable primary energy consumption. The building has a built surface of 6458 m2, with a ground surface of 1780 m2. The building’s structure is made out of concrete and has large windows in its façade. The heat and cold generating units are located on the top of the building. The buildng has also two generators to provide power supply in case of electricity supply breakdown.