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Articles consists of development analysis addressing both policy and technical issues on a wide range of topics relevant to energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings. The BUILD UP Editorial Board coordinates the process of production of the articles, ensuring the involvement of its own community of experts as well as renowned experts in the field.

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OVERVIEW ARTICLE - Overcoming the main barriers to the uptake of building retrofit through an industrialised approach
How can digitalisation and industrialisation accelerate deep renovation in the building industry? Prefabricated technologies have theoretically high potentials, but stakeholders are still skeptical in adopting them. More and more projects are now proving that these technologies can lead to many advantages in terms of time and costs.
Daniel Aragón
Overview - Smart buildings and smart grids
The concepts of smart buildings and smart grids have gained momentum in publications and news concerning energy efficiency, emission reduction goals and other climate change-related topics. This overview article sheds light on the relation between smart buildings and smart grids  and provides information as to how smartness  could be measured. The article showcases some innovative projects working to unlock the potential of smart buildings and smart grids towards decarbonisation.
Daniel Aragón
Technical Article - Tool for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) early design optimisation
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) can contribute to accelerate the global energy transition, producing electricity from renewable energy sources directly in the buildings. Eurac Research developed a tool to support architects and other designers in this task.
Daniel Aragón
OVERVIEW| Building integrated photovoltaics technologies and market overview
Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) systems represent a technical solution to integrate Renewable Energy Systems (RES) in buildings. Building integrated photovoltaics technologies can have a dual purpose: serving as a building envelope component, providing a function related to the building construction, and as power generation system at the same time, harvesting solar energy for onsite energy production.
Daniel Aragón