Publications

You will find in this section of the website the public reports, articles and news of QUANTUM project.


Forth Newsletter

December 15, 2017

The forth newsletter of QUANTUM project is available here.


Third Newsletter

June 12, 2017

The third newsletter of QUANTUM project is available here.


Second Newsletter

December 2, 2016

The second newsletter of QUANTUM project is available here.


Report on state-of-the-art of quality management

August 9, 2016

This report creates a comprehensive data base of how quality management is currently used within construction projects in Europe by summarizing relevant existing guidelines, laws and services. You can find additional information on the report and its full version here.


First Newsletter

July 7, 2016

The first newsletter of QUANTUM project is available here.


First Press Release

July 7, 2016

You can download the first Press Release of QUANTUM here.


Closing the gaps: the experts' feedback from CLIMA 2016

May 24, 2016

Interesting debates followed QUANTUM workshop at World Congress CLIMA 2016, and the organisers collected feedback from the audience through an on-site poll.

The workshop report can be downloaded here, and it is also available on REHVA website with all the presentations (and photos) of the event. 


A Review of Systems and Technologies for Smart Homes and Smart Grids

May 7, 2016

This review article, published by the journal "Energies", explains the concept of the smart home and the advent of the smart grid, then goes on to investigate technologies and systems for smart homes today available on the market, pointing out their advantages and disadvantages. Additional information on the article and its full version are available here.


Guidelines and user contracts for data protection

March 31, 2016

Within the QUANTUM prioject, the Comfortmeter survey tool provides essential management information to improve the physical comfort in an office building, including also some aspects of personal nature of the respondent. The guidelines and user contracts adopted to guarantee data protection are defined in this document.


Guidelines and process structure for quality management

March 31, 2016

Building are unique products that are constructed individually where quality assurance and continuous improvement is a bigger challenge. This short report describes the generic process structure, approaches and tools support which will be used within QUANTUM project to tackle this issue.




08.01.2018

WELL endorses Comfortmeter for surveying Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality

The International WELL Building Institute has recently accepted the QUANTUM tool Comfortmeter as equivalent to the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey which is required in the WELL certification procedure. This is a major step forward in the worldwide commercialization of Comfortmeter, as...

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11.12.2017

AMEV TMon: QUANTUM contribution to the first steps towards the market uptake of Quality Management practices

The German Working Group for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering of State and Municipal Administrations (AMEV) released in August its Guidelines on Technical Monitoring of buildings. The QUANTUM partners synavision and the Institute for Building and Solar technology (IGS) of TU Braunschweig were...

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01.12.2017

The 5th QUANTUM Project Meeting held in Milan on 29-30 November 2017

QUANTUM consortium is now in the hottest phase of the project, where the different QUANTUM tools are being applied in the demo buildings and Quality Management services are being defined.

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