In the scope of WP3, about how to make data useful to stakeholders, two project partners presented preliminary results in two different frameworks.
Using Data to Transform our Homes
Request2Action is a programme across eight European countries. Our focus is on how data from Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) can be used to promote home energy efficiency. We are piloting new approaches to make EPC data useful for governments, private companies and individuals. Then, building from our pilot projects, we are creating national home energy data hubs. Read more
In the spotlight
Since April 2013, Land Salzburg has been supporting online energy accounting via the ZEUS database. The goal is to be able to compare the energy required for space heating and hot water as calculated in the energy performance certificate directly with the actual consumption.
A simulation software or tool is usually based on the process of modelling a real situation with a set of calculations and assists one in understanding complex systems and decision-making. It helps to examine if the situation or condition changes, how the results would differ.
There are a number of simulation tools in Austrian market; here a few of them are introduced.