Transforming historical buildings into climate neutral landmarks (SMARTeeSTORY)
Historical buildings are important landmarks of European cities, which is why they play a crucial role in showcasing the benefits of the green and digital transition to the general public. Due to their high energy consumption and challenging retrofitting requirements, however, a dedicated approach is required. The European project SMARTeeSTORY therefore applies a replicable and customisable technological infrastructure to maximise energy efficiency and occupant well-being based on the historic buildings’ unique features and potential.
SMARTeeSTORY accelerates the digital transformation of historical non-residential buildings in Latvia, the Netherlands and Spain. By combining energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and digital and smart technologies, the project strives to turn local historic landmarks into climate neutral buildings while, at the same time, preserving their unique identity.
SMARTeeSTORY actively promotes the exchange of knowledge and best practices among stakeholders, including building owners, energy service companies, and public authorities. To do so, the project will organise workshops, site visits, training sessions, and networking events to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among related initiatives and projects, as well as with external audiences.
Steinbeis Europa Zentrum, as one of the project partners, is responsible for the dissemination of the project results and communication activities toward the international audience.
- Funding: European Commission, Horizon Europe
- Funding budget for all partners: 5,15 Mio. EUR
- Participating countries: Greece, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Spain
- Project duration: 05/2023 – 05/2027
Keywords: Smart Buildings, Energy sector digitalization, historical buildings, energy efficiency