AEROCOINs proposes to create a new superinsulating material by overcoming the two major obstacles which have so far prevented a wide-spread use of silica-based aerogel super-insulation components in buildings and construction. These obstacles are the POOR MECHANICAL PROPERTIES of silica aerogels and the HIGH COST associated with its production.
Renovation of Residential urban spaces: Towards near zero energy CITIES. The project aims to develop and demonstrate an open and easily replicable strategy for designing, constructing, and managing large scale district renovation projects for achieving near zero energy cities. The main tasks attributed to the project are the following: Energy studies and assessment, support demos, market deployment in the UK.