Project "Quantum"

Quality Control (© TUBS, IGS)

QUANTUM is a four year-long project, lasting until December 2019. The goal of the 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.




29.03.2018

German Guidelines on Technical Monitoring of buildings now available in English

QUANTUM cooperation with AMEV working group led to the publication of an English version of AMEV TMon guidelines. This translation is an asset for scaling up the good practices of Quality Management beyond the German market.

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23.03.2018

QUANTUM at the REHVA seminar at Light+Building 2018

QUANTUM project coordinator Stefan Plesser was a guest speaker at the REHVA seminar "Smart buildings & digitalisation in the new EPBD"

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22.03.2018

Building 4.0 Symposium - opportunities and possibilities of smart building operation

Event announcement: 10-11/04, Munich

"Have you already dealt with the challenges of increasing networking in building equipment and its effects on the quality and cost-effectiveness of your systems?"

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