Completed projects

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


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

G1 Civil Engineering Building, School of Engineering, University College Cork, College Road, Cork T12 K8AF, Ireland.