Completed projects

CPPU conducts engaged research focused on the theme of society, sustainability and energy – Examples of significant completed projects include:

Imagining 2050: Engaging, Envisioning and Enabling Dialogue on Pathways towards a Low Carbon, Climate Resilient Ireland

Environmental Protection Agency 2017-CCRP-MS.49

April 2018 – May 2021 | UCC Budget: €378,344 

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RESOLFUI: Assessment of residential solid fuel use in Ireland and the promotion of a transition away from solid fuels

Environmental Protection Agency

Jan 2019 – Jan 2021 | UCC Budget: €250,000

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ENTRUST: Energy System Transition through Stakeholder Activation, Education and Skills Development.

Horizon 2020 LCE-20-2014 – Human factor in the Energy System

Coordinator | May 2015 – Apr 2018 | UCC Budget: €1,044,304 

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NewTREND: New integrated methodology and tools for retrofit design towards a next generation of energy efficient and sustainable buildings and districts

Horizon 2020 EeB-05-2015 – Innovative design tools for refurbishing of buildings at district level

Partner | Sep 2015 – Aug 2018 | UCC Budget: €369,983 

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UMBRELLA: Business Model Innovation for High Performance Buildings supported by Whole Life Optimisation

FP7  EeB.NMP.2012-3 – Development and validation of new 'processes and business models' for the next generation of performance based energy-efficient buildings integrating new services

Partner | Sep 2012 – Aug 2015 | UCC Budget: €320,192 

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CNBP: Carbon Neutral Buildings Project

Philanthropic funding through Cork University Foundation

Partner | 2009 – 2014 | UCC Budget: €500,000 

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SmartCarbon: renovation decision support tool

National Digital Research Centre

Partner | 2011-2012 | 
UCC budget: €15 000

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Some examples of our older projects can be seen here

Cleaner Production Promotion Unit

G.03 Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, Lee Road, Cork T23 XE10, Ireland