Task 59
Task 59
SHC Task 59

Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Energy

Task 59 Videos

European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value

The following videos were recorded October 16-17, 2019 at the Hofburg in Vienna (Austria) during the above event:


IEA Project: SHC Task 59 Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Energy
​​​​​​Dr. Alexandra Troi / EURAC


Use of Renewable Energy in Historic Buildings – What Can Research Do?
Walter Hüttler / e7 energy innovation & engineering

Topic 1: Best Practices: Engaging Owners in Energy Renovations

ATLAS, a Best Practice Database for the Energy Retrofit of Historic Buildings
Daniel Herrera, PhD, Arch. / EURAC Research


Case study : Half timbered house from 1783 in Schnersheim, Alsace 
Julien Borderon, PhD, Civil Engineer / CEREMA

Topic 2: Quality Assurance in Energy Retrofits: The Role of Standards

Standard EN16883:2017 - Guidelines for improving the energy performance of historic buildings
Tor Borström, PhD / Uppsala University


ValuePAS 2035: Driving Retrofit Quality in the UK
Valentina Marincioni / UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


Topic 3: Simulation and Energy Retrofits: Tools for Better Decision-Making

Energy Performance (Energy simulation of historical buildings in the context of the project HEART - Holistic Energy and Architectural Retrofit Toolkit)
​​​​​​Fabrizio Leonforte / Politecnico di Milano


Guidelines for Robust Internal Thermal Insulation of Historic Buildings from the European project RIBuild
Ernst Jan de Place Hansen, Senior Researcher, MSc(CivEng), PhD / Aalborg University Copenhagen