EUB SuperHub

EUB Superhub: European Building Sustainability performance and energy certification Hub 

LC-SC3-B4E-4-2020 - Next-generation of Energy Performance Assessment and Certificate

Partner | Jun 2021 – May 2024 | UCC Budget: €199,000 

UCC Principal Investigator:  Dr Niall Dunphy

The next generation of energy performance assessments and certificates ought to address the transformation into an era where an increasing amount data are available on the operational use of buildings, and the buildings can be observed with ever increasing details via a larger number of stakeholders. The EUB SuperHub project will support the evolvement of the certification process in the EU by development of a scalable methodology to view, assess and monitor the buildings through their lifecycle (embedded energy, costs etc.). The EU Level(s) initiative is already leading a way of a new, holistic view of the buildings taking into account sustainability principles (LCA, LCC etc.) for residential, commercial and public buildings. Energy performance assessments and certificates of buildings therefore need to evolve to reflect the technological development, the needs of the society, and within the EU, they must be consistent throughout Member States. Holistic view of buildings, social and technological shifts in the society require a change in the way we observe and handle the built environment helping incentives to yield in energy efficiency and investments 

Further information is available from the project web site


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for Research and Innovation under Grant Agreement no 101033916

Cleaner Production Promotion Unit

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