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BIGMODERN - Subproject 11: Dissemination of project results

The project is part of the flagship project BIGMODERN. It aims at disseminating all relevant results of BIGMODERN in a comprehensive and targeted way. It addresses different target groups, such as decision makers inside the BIG Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft, various users of federal buildings and other real estate companies nationally and internationally.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN - Subproject 2: Demonstration project of an official building in Bruck

In the frame of this subproject being part of the flagship project BIGMODERN, a decision matrix as well as a handbook for planning, including feasibility analysis and a collection of information, serving as decision guidance for planning and implementation of sustainable building refurbishment, is being developed. In this way, the risk for planners and builders of the usage of new sustainable technologies shall be minimised.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN - Subproject 4: Life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) during the planning process

Creation of technical and organisational preconditions for constructors to integrate life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) already into the planning process. Furthermore, the findings will be applied within the two demonstration projects of the flagship project BIGMODERN (SP2 and SP3). The publication of fundamental results makes conceptive basics and LCCA-results available for all stakeholders in the real estate industry.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN - Subproject 5: Feasibility studies about innovative technical solutions

The application of innovative technologies means additional planning and coordination effort which usually cannot be incorporated into the conventional planning processes of the BIG. To overcome these barriers for the application of innovative technologies, the sub project at hand aims at preparing information, feasibility studies, planning records, experiences and practical examples in a way, that they can be implemented directly into the planning process.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN - Subproject 6: Incentives to enforce energy efficiency and sustainability in moderniza­tions of BIG-buildings

Development of approaches, which lead to general conditions for complete refurbishments in BIG-buildings, which support high standards regarding energy efficiency and sustainability. This will ensure high-quality modernizations for BIG's real estate.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN - Subproject 8: Demonstration building Amtshaus Bruck - Realisation

In the frame of the flagship project BIGMODERN the "Amtshaus Bruck an der Mur" had been renovated according to above-average quality standards concerning energy efficiency and sustainability while complying with an industrial management point of view.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN - Sustainable refurbishment standards of federal buildings constructed between 1950 and 1980

The project aims at developing sustainability and climate protection criteria for the refurbishment of federal buildings of the postwar period. These criteria will be tested for their practical suitability within the framework of demonstration projects. Subsequently, these criteria will be defined as fundamental guiding principles in the planning and building processes for all future BIG retrofit projects.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN Subproject 3: Demonstration building University Innsbruck - Main building of the Faculty for Technical Sciences - Planning process

Demonstration of feasibility of renovation of an official building in high thermal and energetical quality and consideration of further sustainable criteria.

Haus der Zukunft

BIGMODERN Subproject 7: Monitoring concept

Development of a pattern for comprehensive documentation of the project results. The concepts contain amongst others monitoring of energy consumption, resources, costs, functionality and comfort, etc.

Stadt der Zukunft

BIM4BEMS - Building Information Modeling for Building Energy Management Systems

BIM4BEMS explores use cases that represent the usage of building information models (BIM) in combination with building energy management systems (BEMS) during operation. This enables the interaction between BIM and building management systems (BMS) which improves the analysis and visualization of inefficiencies in facilities.

Haus der Zukunft

BIMaterial Process Design for Material Building Pass

Building Information Modelling supported compilation of a Material Building Pass; as a qualitative and quantitative documentation of the material composition of, and the material distribution within, a building structure. This project is a central milestone towards standardized, BIM-generated building material passes.

Stadt der Zukunft

BIMBestand - BIM-based management of existing buildings

The objective of this research project is to develop information requirements and process descriptions for the application of BIM models related to building services in facility management and to demonstrate the lifecycle-oriented use of these models in an open BIM environment. For this purpose, software solutions for the use of IFC in the open-source platform SIMULTAN and building management software are developed and evaluated on the basis of four typical use cases.

Stadt der Zukunft

BIMSavesEnergy - BIM-based planning-methods for the assurance of energy-efficiency in the building process

The Building Information Model (BIM) brings about fundamental changes in the planning and construction of buildings, as the common base makes it possible to work closely together across disciplines in construction projects. In this project, BIM-based planning methods are developed, which make the influence of planning decisions on energy efficiency quantifiable and controllable in the management process.

Fabrik der Zukunft

Bio bitumen - bitumen substitute based on renewable raw materials and resulting in energy efficient asphalt

Development of a binder for asphalt based on renewable raw materials. Studies to choose the ideal natural base product, regarding the aspect of utilization of remaining material and the elaboration of practical methods of synthesis were made.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Bio-based substitution of fossil raw materials and products

To support the bio-based substitution of fossil raw materials and products, the fossil material flows in Austria for the reference year 2015 were collected and analysed. Furthermore, a broad bio-based technology research was part of the present study.

Fabrik der Zukunft

Bio-Minimum-Lubrication

Development of a Minimum quantity lubrication system employed in metal working industry using an oil-in-water emulsion based on renewable primary products.

Fabrik der Zukunft

Bio-R: Applications for treating Cellulosic bodies with supercritical carbon dioxide

The target of this project is the screening of the opportunities, resulting of the combination of treating Cellulosic bodies with supercritical carbon dioxide. In general, the change of the porous structure depending on the way of fiber drying and the opportunity to incorporate active compounds and the development of analytical methods to track them within Cellulosic bodies.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Biobased Plastics Scenario 2050 - plastics made from renewable resources

A “2050 scenario - plastics made from renewable resources (bio-based plastics)” has been developed. The hypothetical target of this scenario is for bio-based plastics to have a 100 % market share of product manufacturing in the EU. The scenario provides the basis for further national RTI activities and for recommendations for regulation.

Energiesysteme der Zukunft

Biogas as Vehicle Fuel - Economic Feasibility in Austria

The main objectives of this project are to discuss the economic feasibility of the production and distribution of biogas used as transportation fuel and to identify those types of local distribution systems that are already economically feasible under the present economic conditions in Austria.

Energiesysteme der Zukunft

Biomass-Logistic-Centers

By establishing regionally best situated logistic centers it shall be guaranteed that in all of Styria transport and processing costs will be reduced and that a continual supply of biomass firewood of constant quality is ensured.