The goal of this project is to develop and demonstrate pragmatic services and appropriate tools with high replication potential supporting quality management (QM) for building performance in the design, construction, commissioning and operation phase as a means to close the gap between predicted and actual energy performance in European buildings.
The gap in building performance is not caused by a lack of technology or conceptual intelligence but by a lack of quality.
This project will apply three innovative ICT‑driven tools to enable effective quality management in all relevant services within the building life cycle.
- HPS/NG9 (by Energy Team, Italy)
Cost effective and easy to install in-situ energy metering devices with online data analysis
- Performance Test Bench (by SYNAVISION, Germany)
First tool for the specification and automated validation of BMS functions using Active Functional Specifications (AFS)
- Comfortmeter (by Factor4, Belgium)
First completely web-based questionnaire for perceived user comfort
The core mechanism is to “design for testability” by specifying transparent performance targets with cost effective testing methodologies.
QUANTUM field study results @ Next Facades Conference
QUANTUM partners from University of Athens and Factor4 presented partial results from the comfort assessments in QUANTUM demo buildings.
Evaluation of the indoor performance in 20 office buildings in Greece
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens will present the outcomes of the analysis of users perception through the application of QUANTUM tool at the 16th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies in Bologna (Italy) in July
Free webinar on Quality Management within Building Commissioning
QUANTUM, REHVA and BUILDUP will organise a webinar on solutions and strategies for quality (and data) management in new buildings, focusing in particular on the Building Commissioning Process. The webinar will start at 14:00 on Thursday 27 April 2017 and it will be hosted by BUILDUP platform.