Facade Leasing Demonstrator Project: 2.7.3.FLD D2. Final Technical Delivery Report

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Abstract

This technical report is an annex to the Facade Leasing Demonstrator Project 2019 performance report(2.7.3.FLD.D1). For general information on the Facade Leasing research project, its process, and objectives please refer to the aforementioned document. This technical delivery report focuses on the design, engineering, construction, and monitoring process towards the energy retrofit of the East facade of the building of the Civil Engineering and Geo-sciences faculty at TU Delft (CiTG in Dutch). Having built an initial prototype in November 2018, on one of the building’s typical office spaces, the project continued with the execution of a full large-scale retrofit of the East facade of the building throughout 2019.The CiTG case is representative of a massive volume of buildings across Europe - over 50% according to someestimates - which have been built during the post-second world war period, and which are currently reaching the end of their original service life. Such buildings need urgent technical intervention in order to improve their energy, safety, and indoor comfort performance. Such interventions, however, must be realized in line with Circular Economy principles, as they demand the strategic investment of immense amount of resources: material, financial, and human. Resources which we cannot afford to keep using under a linear mentality of take - make -dispose.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages32
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

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