29 January 2018

Plug-n-Harvest: the Horizon 2020 project to design a modular, active façade system in a circular economy

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Plug-n-Harvest is a 4-year project, funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.

The main strategic goal of the PLUG-N-HARVEST proposal is to design, develop, demonstrate and exploit a new modular, plug-n-play concept/product for ADBE(Adaptable/Dynamic Building Envelopes) – suitable for a variety of residential and non-residential buildings – which is able to provide high (maximum possible) energy use reductions and high (maximum possible) energy harvesting from RES (Renewable Energy Sources) both at the single-building and the district scale while requiring medium-to-low installation costs and almost-zero operational costs.

Moreover, by appropriately exploiting its modular and plug-n-play attributes, the PLUG-N-HARVEST system will be designed and implemented considering circular economy principles, which will allow implementing new business models based on leasing and renting modes and, by this, leaving the door open to massive implementation of such solutions.

Read the full description PnH_General_Description.pdf

Please visit the official site for more info http://www.plug-n-harvest.eu/


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