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TITLE OF PROJECT

LEnSE: Methodology Development towards a Label for Environmental, Social and Economic Buildings

Country:

EU Member States

Project Period:

01/2006-12/2007

Project Value:

€ 1.050.541

No of Staff Provided:

1

Origin of Funding:

EC-6TH Framework Programme

Name of Client/ Beneficiary:

EC

Description of Project:

LEnSE is a European research project that responds to the growing need in Europe for assessing a building's sustainability performance. The project draws on the existing knowledge available in Europe on building assessment methodologies.


The main objective of the LEnSE is to develop a methodology for the assessment of the sustainability performace of existing, new and renovated buildings, whch is broadly accepted by the European stakeholders involved in sustainable construction.


This methodology will allow for future labelling of buildings, in analogy with the Energy Performance Directive, The work should relsult in increased awareness of the European stakeholders and will allow adequate policy implementation on sustainable construction.


Services Provided:

  • The identification of the issues and scope defnition
  • Development of a sustainability assessment methodology
  • Consultation
  • Project manageent
  • Qulaity Assurance
  • Awaireness


Name of Partners:

  • Belgian Building Research Institut/BG
  • ARMINES-ENSMP/France
  • Building Research Establishment/UK
  • Imperial College/UK
  • Czech Technical University
  • PLANAIR