Current Projects

 

HVAC Systems

Acronym

Full title
dezintegraL Stand-alone decentralized room air conditioning under physiologically comfortable and economical boundary conditions through integrated heat and cold generation in decentralized ventilation systems
AkuPerat

Aeroacoustic performance of air diffusers and their psychoacoustic evaluation

EnmoduS

Optimization of modularly planned shopping centers supported by energy data

dECOnhealt

Demand Controlled Ventilation in Healthcare Settings

Pulsed Air Supply

Use of pulsated supply air jets to increase ventilation efficiency and thermal comfort and to reduce primary energy requirements

LuftKonVerTer

Calculation and evaluation basis for the dynamic operation of ventilation systems, consisting of air handling units (conditioning) and duct network (distribution) for increasing energy efficiency in part-load operation

LuKlas

Evaluation of air purifiers in classrooms

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Digital Energy Neighborhoods

Acronym

Full title
N5GEH-Serv Further development of the N5GEH service platform
I-Greta FIWARE-based Generic Energy Services for Green Cities and Neighborhoods
Smart2B

Smartness to existing Buildings

HyInnoSOFC Future Cluster Hydrogen: High-temperature fuel cells for the energy turnaround - SOFC with flexible fuel utilisation for self-sufficient energy supply
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Building Automation

Acronym Full title
I-Greta FIWARE-based Generic Energy Services for Green Cities and Neighborhoods
EESchwimm Energy Efficiency in Swimming Pools - New and Existing Buildings
Geo:MPC

Geo:MPC - Sustainable, model predictive control of geothermal fields

EnQM Energieeffiziente Wohnsiedlungen durch zukunftsfähige Konzepte für den denkmalgeschützten Bestand Energieoptimiertes Quartier Margarethenhöhe Essen
MODI

Operating modes as a methodical tool for the planning and realization process of energy systems in buildings and districts

EnBA-M Energy Grid Berlin Adlershof - Monitoring and Optimization
Geo:base Energetic and ecological optimization of operating and control strategies for complex energy supply systems based on near-surface geothermal energy in commercial and non-residential buildings
NextGenBAT Internet-of-Things in Building Automation
AGENT

Agent systems for intelligent and robust control of complex energy systems in non-residential buildings as part of the higher-level energy system

BAWebConTest

Building Automation system improvement through Web-based open-source Control strategy Testing environments

FAE-R FUBIC All Electricity - Realization: Demonstration project for the electricity-based heat sector transformation in technology districts
EnQMII Long-term monitoring and operational optimization
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Building Energy Systems

Acronym Full title
EESchwimm Energy Efficiency in Swimming Pools - New and Existing Buildings
PLUG-N-HARVEST HORIZON 2020: PLUG-N-HARVEST – PLUG-N-play passive and active multi-modal energy HARVESTing systems, circular economy by design, with high replicability for Self-sufficient Districts Near-Zero Buildings
RokiG2050 RokiG2050: BF2020 Accompanying Scientific Research Energiewendebauen – Module Buildings
FAE-R FUBIC All Electricity - Realization: Demonstration project for the electricity-based heat sector transformation in technology districts
DZWi Digital Twin of heat generation systems as enabler for the development of low-emission building energy technology

BIM2SIM

Method development to create simulation models based on Building Information Modeling data

FUBIC All-electricity for Technology Quarters: Transformation of a fossil-fuel-supplied military hospital into an emission-free all-electricity technology quarter FUBIC
AGENT

Agent systems for intelligent and robust control of complex energy systems in non-residential buildings as part of the higher-level energy system

PL-Reg Evaluation of hybrid energy systems including a system controller for the building sector
MOQGH2 Machine Learning for Optimized Production of Fused Silica using Green Hydrogen
GreenBuildTec

Development of a innovative façade-integrated energy technology to reduce CO2 emissions from buildings

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Refrigerant Cycles

Acronym Full title
LOGIN Low-GWP in the single-family building stock - Refrigerant screening and functional verification of low-GWP refrigerants in heat pumps for single-family homes
OptiAbt Optimization of defrosting methods for air coolers in terms of energy efficiency and life cycle costs using experimental and numerical methods
UEL4.0 - Helena Urban Energy Lab 4.0, Partial Project: Refrigerant Lab
LowNoise Integral consideration, optimization and methodical evaluation of air-to-water heat pumps to reduce acoustic emissions
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Team Occupant Behavior and Comfort

Acronym Full title

DataFEE

Data mining, machine learning, feedback and feedforward – Energy efficiency through usage-centred building systems

Vehicle climate control

Energy Efficient HVAC and Thermal Comfort in Automobile Cabins

Thermal comfort

Thermal comfort modelling
SMART Ventiltaion Semi Mechanical Air Transport (SMART) Ventilation

AProStat

Advanced evaluation of conducted test person experiments with higher-quality statistical methods

ThermoPhys

Test person study with focus on thermophysiology in the Aachen Comfort Cube under constant and transient conditions

Attract-hc Attracting human capital for the Rhenish mining area through comfortable, healthy, and productivity-enhancing indoor environmental spaces
BOtaniK Optimization of comfort through the use of plants in classrooms
HOffEn Home Office and Energy Transition: Changes due to mobile working and opportunities for the transformation of the energy system
SmartSenseIAQ

Development of an innovative Indoor Air Quality System for energy saving in building air conditioning systems

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Urban Energy Systems

Acronym Full title
BF-Quartier2020 BF-Quartier2020: BF2020 Accompanying Scientific Research Energiewendebauen – Module District
SmartQuart Living Lab: SmartQuart
FEN (InEEd-DC) FEN (InEEd-DC) - Flexible Electrical Networks Research Campus
OOM4ABDO Object-oriented monitoring as a basis for more efficient operation and cost-effective optimization of the building stock by machine learning techniques
SUSTAIN2

SUSTAIN2: Redevelopment of an urban district with an integrated network infrastructure Phase 2

TransUrban.NRW

Transformation of grid-connected, urban heating and cooling supply with intersectoral Power-2-Heat solutions as a contribution to structural change in the coal regions of NRW

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ACS/EBC cooperation Smart Energy Services

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