The eTEACHER video is the results of almost three years of work from 12 partners all over Europe and the combination of different skills and knowledge. Our mascot will show you the work done, the results achieved and those expected in the future.
Specifically, 42% of the total energy used is in households, offices and commercial buildings, which are among the main targets of eTECHER project.
However, usually, users are not sufficiently consulted, trained or supported regarding energy efficiency, and this leads to poor energy behaviour in practice. The scope of eTEACHER is to close the gap by combining social sciences to improve users behaviour, and technical skills to develop an effective and innovative energy efficiency toolbox.
Indeed, eTEACHER followed a three-steps strategy to achieve the expected energy-efficiency goal.
First, energy users had their say and were continually consulted.
Second, experts developed a novel ICT toolbox to analyse the energy performance in the buildings and provide tailored recommendations and feedback to building users.
Lastly, more than 400 sensors were installed to monitor the users’ behavioural change, energy savings and indoor environmental quality
eTEACHER is being tested in 3 countries 12 buildings and 3 climatic areas. The results collected were used to validate the eTEACHER app, which was tested by our buildings’ users and improved with their feedback.
The eTEACHER tools can change users’ energy behaviour up to 30%, save energy and reduce CO2 emissions up to 10% whilst improving the users’ wellbeing.
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Welcome to the 5th edition of the eTEACHER project newsletter! View it online, here Dear reader, The past months have been difficult and challenging and I hope that you and your beloved ones stay healthy! Despite the difficulties experienced, we didn’t stay idle, of course! Over the last months we focused on finalizing, monitoring and testing […]