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1 Research and innovation Research and innovation PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April 2014 EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Georgios KATALAGARIANAKIS Research Programme Officer DG Research & Innovation

2 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Buildings in Europe 40% Energy Demand 36% CO2 Emissions Energy Performance of an average European building is poor. The majority of energy in a building is spent to satisfy heating and cooling demands Rationale Insulating materials keep the temperature constant in an enclosed space such as a house, either warmer or colder than the surroundings. According to ECOFYS the addition of thermal insulation to existing buildings in Europe could decrease current building energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions by some 42% or 350 million tonnes of CO2 emissions Nanotechnology offers high potential for enhanced insulation Nanotechnology & Insulation Materials

3 Research and innovation Research and innovation Scientific & Technical goals of the Topic Development of nanotechnology based insulation systems for enhanced thermal and improved mechanical properties while reducing overall costs. Economic feasibility important New construction Renovation of existing installations Other important considerations The safety for the full product life cycle (production, use, disposal/recycling) Economic performance of the proposed solutions should be demonstrated by service-life costing analysis Active participation of industrial partners encouraged Demonstration activities, including pilot implementations in industrial settings expected EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency

4 Research and innovation Research and innovation Expected impact of the topic EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Reduce the heat losses and gains through the building envelope for reduced energy consumption and increased indoor comfort Reduce the cost of nanotechnology-based insulation systems and make their wide-scale commercial application feasible PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

5 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

6 Research and innovation Research and innovation wavelength (nm) irradiance [w/m^2nm] 280 nm 2500 nm UVVISNIR spectral solar irradiance COOL-Coverings EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency New Materials with High Solar Reflectance and thermal emittance values for reducing the thermal load on building exterior with a substantial benefit on electricity consumption. By reducing the absorbed fraction of solar energy in the Near Infra-red range, darker colors can be used for cool covering materials without any aesthetics difference with the original. about 50% of the sun energy is emitted as NIR radiation COOL paints, membranes and ceramics Specificities of the project: PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

7 Research and innovation Research and innovation COOL-Coverings Impact expected/achieved Annual savings in cooling/heating bill by -8% by using COOL coverings bonded tiles -5% by using COOL coverings ventilated façade tiles -4,5% by using COOL coverings roof membranes -2% by using COOL coverings paints Interesting investment payback, down to 5 years according to application and climate Little modifications in the current manufacturing and application processes Link with the expected impact of the topic and the multi-annual roadmap Activities for dissemination/exploitation Numerous dissemination and communication actions have been carried out, among which stand out the publication of an article in The Parliament, 21 Nov 2011, issue 338 (pag.121), several lectures like the ECTP-E2BA-Eracobuild Conference one (in Warsaw on 4-5 Oct 2011) or the NICOM 4 one (4th International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction in Crete on 2022 May 2012) among others, etc. To facilitate exploitation at standardization level we started a collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (USA) to contribute in the development of tiles ageing test procedures EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Approaches refurbishment to increase energy efficiency in existing buildings. Improves Quality indoor environment Develops design-integration of new solutions. Approaches the envelope and its components Materials incorporating multi functionality Reduce the cost of nanotechnology-based insulation systems and make their wide-scale commercial application feasible Reduce the heat losses and gains through the building envelope for reduced energy consumption and increased indoor comfort PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

8 Research and innovation Research and innovation NanoPCM EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Specificities of the project: New thermal insulation inorganic nanofoam New thermal insulation inorganic nanofoam Implementation in demo-buildings Implementation in demo-buildings The core of the research activities is the development, implementation, productions and demonstration of low cost and improved Phase Change Materials (PCMs) for high performance insulation components in existing buildings PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

9 Research and innovation Research and innovation NanoPCM EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels Impact achieved. June Industrial Pilot Plant designed, erected and started, maximum capacity 80 Tons/year of microencapsulated PCM. Energy storage insulation foams produced at industrial scale. Achieved 7% energy efficiency at demo buildings with energy storage insulation foams. Link with the expected impact of the topic and the multi-annual roadmap Reduction of primary energy consumption: reduction of CO 2 emissions, impact on end users, Improvements in terms of LCA Competitiveness, impact in the market Activities for dissemination/exploitation Involvement in fair, congress, EuroNanoforum 2013 Few external companies are already interested in our product Involved in standardization.

10 Research and innovation Research and innovation NanoInsulate EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency The main objective is to develop durable, robust, cost-effective opaque and transparent vacuum insulation panels (VIPs) incorporating new nanotechnology-based core materials (such as nanofoams, aerogels and aerogel composites) and high-barrier films, that are up to five times more energy efficient than current solutions Specificities of the project: New MATERIALS New MATERIALS Novel test Procedures Production Integration Demo PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

11 Research and innovation Research and innovation NanoInsulate EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels Impact expected/achieved Reduction in building maintenance costs through robust panels Contribution to zero-carbon house concept (New-build and retrofit markets) Significant reductions in European energy consumption and GHG emissions Development of market-leading technologies within European research area Link with the expected impact of the topic and the multi-annual roadmap Energy-efficient insulation systems compatible with those currently in use Addressing opaque and transparent components Materials offering step-change improvement on current market leaders Designed for compatibility with existing systems LCA to ensure long-term benefits and ecoefficient end-of-life management Activities for dissemination/exploitation Targeted campaigns to key stakeholders Through joint activities with other PPP projects

12 Research and innovation Research and innovation HIPIN EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PAINTS PLASTERSPANELS Aerogel Paint and Plaster – laboratory samples Applications Specificities of the project: The main objective is to develop a high silica content robust aerogel and set of sustainable and affordable technologies to incorporate nanostructured aerogel into building materials such as paints, plasters, and Panel systems to improve thermal efficiency in new and retrofitting buildings. PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

13 Research and innovation Research and innovation HIPIN EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels Impact expected/achieved Developed more robust aerogel, with thermal conductivity at least 10 times lower than commonly used construction insulation materials (Paint, Panels, Plaster). Thin and highly efficient insulation material for new and retrofit buildings The reduced cost of aerogel allowing wider use for high insulation performance Link with the expected impact of the topic and the multi-annual roadmap Develop sustainable and affordable new insulating building materials leading to up to 20% reduction in energy costs associated with heating. Reduction in carbon emission and energy usage. LCA analysis on the long term benefits and environment concerns. Activities for dissemination/exploitation Dissemination through partners website, publication in journals, trade and professional publications Exhibiting in tradeshows with respective partners like Ecobuild, UK and Coatings, Germany and Italy Identify and colloborate with other potential companies that may benefit from our Results i.e. plasterboard companies, etc

14 Research and innovation Research and innovation AEROCOINs Specificities of the project: EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency The main objective is to create a new class of mechanically strong super- insulating aerogel composite/hybrid materials by: Strengthening of silica aerogels by cross-linking with cellulosic polymers or the incorporation of cellulose-based nanofibres. Lowering the production cost of superinsulating aerogel-based boards via ambient drying and continuous production technology PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

15 Research and innovation Research and innovation AEROCOINs Impact expected/achieved High impact on the thermal insulation european market. High impact promoting at the European level the Aerogel suppliers Industry. The energy saving estimates: a reduction of 30% of overall energy consumption and 25% of CO2 emissions. Link with the expected impact of the topic and the multi-annual roadmap Refurbishment to transform Existing Buildings into energy-efficient buildings: Breakthrougs are needed in the area of new materials, products and components to address energy efficiency with fault tolerant procedures and building techniques. Activities for dissemination/exploitation Web-page (www.aerocoins.eu)www.aerocoins.eu Promotional video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_zDyT121K0)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_zDyT121K0 Two workshops organized: Sophie Antipolis, June 2012 and Wurzburg, November 2013 Participation in fairs & international conferences, i.e. WSED (Austria Feb.2014), Publication of scientific papers BUILDING -UP PORTAL SUPERINSULATION MATERIAL COMMUNITY EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

16 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels The main objective of the Cluster is to joint efforts in order to find synergies and fields of cooperation that will allow the projects to be more productive and competitive, though successful. The Nano-E2B-Cluster is an initiative as part of the longstanding EU policy to achieve synergies by clustering and cross project cooperation. Starting date: September The cluster is initially formed by the NMP-EeB-PPP FP7 projects financed under the working topic of EeB.NMP N ew nanotechnology-based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency.

17 Research and innovation Research and innovation Nano-E2B-Cluster: Main outputs expected EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PROJECTNANOTECHNOLOGY-BASED EXPECTED PRODUCTS COOL-Coverings NIR Reflective Outdoor Paints, NIR Reflective Roof Membrane Coatings & NIR Reflective Ceramic & Tiles NanoPCM High-performing inorganic nanofoam with thermal storage capacity NanoInsulate Vacuum insulation panels (VIPs) incorporating new nanotechnology- based core materials (such as nanofoams, aerogels and aerogel composites) HIPIN Superinsulating Aerogel-based paints, plasters and coatings Aerocoins Superinsulating reinforced Aerogel-based Boards PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

18 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels Cluster general meetings September 2011, Brussels, Kick Off Meeting March 2012 – Brussels (PPP) May 2012 – Greece (NICOM4) February 2013 – Madrid June 2013 – Dublin (EuroNanoForum) Edition of a Nano-E2B-Cluster promotional video Common dissemination activities: NICOM4 2012, Euronanoforum 2013, etc Joint DEMO activities Algete Demopark Since SEPTEMBER 2011

19 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster: Demo-PARK Since SEPTEMBER 2011 SEPT 2009 FIRST IDEA SEPT 2011 DECISION TO GO CLUSTER TO SHARE COSTS, SHARE KNOWLEDGE, AQUIRE VISIBILITY DEC 2011 CHOICE OF ALGETE JAN 2012 SHADE SIMULATION MARCH 2012 : MEASUREMENT PROTOCOL APRIL 2013: SITE PREPARATION PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

20 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Since SEPTEMBER 2011 JUNE 2012: SENSORS INSTALLATION JUNE2012: CALIBRATION TO SEE DIFFERENCES IN MOCK UPS JUNE 2012: INSTALLATION OF MATERIALS TO BE TESTED JULY 2012: DEMO PARK READY FOR TESTING PERFORMANCE ANALYSISMARCH 2013: JOINT EXPLOITATION AGREEMENT Nano-E2B-Cluster: Demo-PARK PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

21 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster What technical cross-cutting issues among your projects should be taken into account to increase the overall impact? Related with the scientific and technical knowledge and products developed it could be foreseen possible different technologies and product combinations Enhanced NIR-REFLEXION (Coolcoverings) Enhanced thermal storage capacity (NanoPCM) Enhanced insulation (Nanoinsulate, Hipin and Aerocoins) Related with technical methodologies developed in each project it could be foreseen to address jointly those related with: Nanosafety issues (Health and Construction processes) Life cycle analysis (LCA) and cradle to cradle (C2C) Technical common measurements, calculations and standardization processes E.g. Development of new standards for COOL materials as multifunctional insulation construction systems. Development of a common design procedure to assess whether cool covering is indicated as a replacement (or integration) of alternative insulation systems in terms of return of investment for the user and CO2 footprint PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

22 Research and innovation Research and innovation What non-technical cross-cutting issues among your projects should be taken into account to increase the overall impact? Common dissemination activities can be crucially important, although each activity will have to be launched after having defined the IPR policy for each project. Promote and participate as a cluster in workshops, conferences, industrial fairs. Joint Common Demonstration activities Market search and market activities Addressing politicians, legislation and end users To Increase social awareness of European environmental research policies To Increasing the technological level of European construction products, acting as research / technological barriers for third countries competitors EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

23 Research and innovation Research and innovation How can cluster activities add value to your project? Common framework of analysis and research approach to initiatives in the same field. Multidisciplinary research capacities heading a common research framework/objectives backs the effort of significant European researchers and companies to approach E2B ROADMAP challenges. Common demonstration activities through the Nano-E2B-DEMO Park set up a common framework for testing, enriching the different validation approaches Cluster activities add value through networking amongst SMEs and research- type organisation which would not happen naturally. Through sharing information, SMEs may find additional solutions to enhanced their companys product offerings. Disemination activities: collaborating to disseminate the other projects in events (1+1=3), workshop focused in insulation materials proposed by the Cluster, video, brochures… EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster: Possible Synergies and benefits of clustering PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

24 Research and innovation Research and innovation How can cluster activities help exploitation of results after the projects end? Gives a platform for sharing costs, for standardization work and as dissemination via of the project results, widening its real market implementation opportunities. Cross-project commercial partnerships are highly probable since working together increase our link and reinforce our common objectives The results from projects end could be used by other companies as a springboard to further development which leads to new and better products to be brought to the marketplace. Networking, dissemination of results by other partners involved in the Cluster EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster: Possible Synergies and benefits of clustering PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels

25 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster (running projects) PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels Currently 2014 AREA AcronymCoordinatorTitle 1 1 AEROCOINsTECNALIA (RTD) Aerogel-based composite/hybrid nanomaterials for Cost-effective building superinsulation systems 2 HIPINTWI (RTD) High performance insulation based on nanostructure encapsulation of air 3 NANOINSULATEKingspan (LE) Development of nanotechnology-based high performance opaque & transparent insulation systems for energy-efficient buildings 2 4 NANOHVACVENTO (SME) Novel nano-enabled energy efficient and safe HVAC ducts and systems contributing to an healthier indoor environment 5 EnE-HVACDTI (RTD)Energy efficient heat exchangers for HVAC applications 6 NANOCOOLTECNALIA (RTD) An energy efficient air conditioning systems with temperature and humidity independent controls based on the combination of a liquid desiccants cycle with an adapted conventional air cooling system 5 7 ELISSANTUA (University)Energy efficient lightweight sustainable safe-steel construction 8 ADAPTIWALL TNO (RTD) FASADA (SME) Multifunctional light-weight wall panel based on Adaptive insulation and nanomaterials for energy efficient buildings 9 FoamBUILDFraunhofer (RTD) Functional adaptive nano-materials and technologies for energy efficient buildings 10 SESBECBI (RTD)Smart elements for sustainable building envelopes 11 MF-RetrofitNTUA (University) Multifunctional facades of reduced thickness for fast and cost- effective retrofitting 12 StorePEtSGG (Association) Development of PCM-based innovative insulation solutions for the light-weight building sector

26 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels SME 33 Large Entreprise 27 RTD 28 University 11 Others partners24 countries Currently 2014 Meeting: November 2013 in Wurzburg (Germany) (meeting for new projects integration) NDA signed

27 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency Nano-E2B-Cluster PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels Currently projects in the area of reduced embodied energy (area 2), smart windows (area 4) and indoor air quality (area 6) have started clustering activities by topic and they are very keen to participate to a bigger cluster, which will enhance the impact of their developments. Common activities between the 25 projects Workshop: Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology for Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Athens-Greece, on the 8 th of April 2014 Objectives: Establish communication channels and synergies among the participating projects, such as in the form of common dissemination and proliferation activities. Increase the visibility of participating projects and related research achievements to interested stakeholders and the general public. Identify common practices that could to be followed by participating projects. Work together on relevant limiting issues, such as standardization. Identify gaps in research and formulate the framework for promoting their solution.

28 Research and innovation Research and innovation EeB.NMP New nanotechnology based high performance insulation systems for energy efficiency PPP Impact Workshop 1-2 April Brussels THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR ATENTTION For further information related with the NANO-E2B-Cluster and related activities you can contact: Eunate Maria Founti: Nano-E2B-Cluster


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