Energy rehabilitation methodology based on novel techniques


This project, which was developed between 2011 and 2013, established an energy rehabilitation methodology based on novel and non-intrusive techniques for the energy analysis applicable to public and private heritage buildings.

This methodology was based on energy needs analysis of this kind of buildings, the development of materials applicable to energy rehabilitation, the identification of improvement actions and the reference indexes establishment.

The project, funded by the EU via POCTEP call, was carried out by CARTIF, CTCV, RECET, and Ciudad Rodrigo foundation.


  • Characterize and identify consumptions and energy losses which are produced in heritage buildings.
  • Use of non-intrusive techniques for energy characterization.
  • Create energy models of buildings for energy improvements simulation.
  • Design and assessment of novel material solutions.


  • Heritage buildings energy needs analysis.
  • Study and development of materials to the energy rehabilitation of this kind of buildings.
  • Energy improvement actions identification.
  • Quantification of the considered actions.
  • Reference indexes and energy rehabilitation methodology establishment.

Expected results

  • Heritage buildings energy characterization.
  • Novel techniques integration and adaptation.
  • New energy efficient materials development.
  • Publication of a heritage buildings energy rehabilitation methodology.
  • Energy consumption reduction regarding heritage buildings maintenance and utilization.



POCTEP 2007-2013


Total budget: 487,675 €
Contribution: 320.000 €
Duration: 2011 – 2013


Luis A. Bujedo / David Olmedo

Project managers at Cartif

Industrial and Digital Systems Division /


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