Event | International Social Housing Festival
Our partners from AHC will participate in the International Social Housing Festival in Barcelona, June 7-9.
Video | Digital tools
We are thrilled to announce the release of a new video, "Digital Tools," featuring our partners from Netcompany-Intrasoft.
Event | Sustainable Places Conference 2023
We are thrilled to announce that our project will be participating in the highly anticipated Sustainable Places Conference 2023!
PLURAL | M32 Steering Committee Meeting
The PLURAL M32 Steering Committee Meeting was held yesterday! The partners had productive discussions on ongoing work packages, progress updates, next steps, and dissemination activities.
Event | Municipal Challenges day towards open innovation and European projects
On April 24th, our PLURAL project partners from ITeC have participated in the conference "Reptes Municipals cap a la innovació oberta i els projectes europeus" at the Consell Comarcal del Baix Llobregat.
Video | EXPERT TALK series
In the EXPERT TALK series on the BUILD UP portal, our Project Coordinator Maria Founti shared valuable insights on the importance of prefabrication in achieving circular construction!
Feature | INFINITE April Newsletter
Our sister project INFINITE has released its April Newsletter - Thank you for including us!
PLURAL | Smart Energy Management tool: Adaptation of SEM algorithms
Our partner IREC has developed a set of Smart Energy Management (SEM) building control algorithms that can increase energy flexibility, reduce costs and transform the way buildings use energy.
Event | The Municipality of Vari - Voula - Vouliagmeni at the 5th international exhibition Verde.tec
The The Municipality of Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni participated in the 5th international exhibition Verde.tec on 17-19 March, 2023 at the M.E.C. Exhibition Center, in Paiania, Athens, Greece.
Meeting | M30 General Assebly Day 2
The second day of the M30 General Assembly meeting for the PLURAL project consortium was an exciting and eventful day! Read more and check out the gallery with all photos.
Meeting | M30 General Assebly Day 1
We are very happy to say that the PLURAL M30 General Assembly meeting in Barcelona, Spain was a big success! Read more about the first day of the meeting and check out our gallery.
News | 5th International Exhibition Verde.tec for Environmental Technologies
Our partners from Municipality of Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni will participate in the 5th International Exhibition Verde.tec for Environmental Technologies from the 17th to the 19th of March 2023 in Athens, Greece.
News | Customer Willingness to Implement Plural Solutions Survey
We would like to invite you to participate in a survey aimed at assessing customer willingness to adopt the Plug-and-Use kits developed by the PLURAL project. Please click here to access the survey and share your thoughts with us.
News | Self-detecting Algorithms
IREC through the development of data-driven Fault Detection (FD) techniques managed to unlock the full potential of a heat pump and enhance a building's energy potential towards heating and cooling.
News | General Assembly Meeting in March
The PLURAL partners are very excited to meet again in person for a General Assembly Meeting in March in Barcelona! The meeting will be organized by our Catalan partners ITeC, Denvelops, Pich Architects, IREC,
News | M29 Steering Committee Meeting
The PLURAL M29 Steering Committee Meeting was held today! The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of all work packages, plan tasks for the next period and prepare for the Progress meeting in March, Barcelona. All partners are excited to meet in person again!
News | Fire Testing
The PLURAL project successfully performed fire testing of the innovative smart window with heat harvesting capacity. Watch the test here and turn on the subtitles for more information.
News | New Leaflet
Check out our new Leaflet! Download it in our promo materials here!
News | New Brochure
Have you seen our new Brochure? Download it in our promo materials here!
PLURAL | Technical Article
We are happy to share the Technical Article Plug-and-use renovation with adaptable lightweight systems written by our coordinator Maria Founti on the BUILD UP portal. Read it now here!
News | Happy New Year
Happy New Year from the PLURAL project.
News | Merry Christmas
Happy Holidays from the PLURAL project! We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year.
News | M27 Steering Committee Meeting
The PLURAL M27 Steering Committee Meeting was held on Thursday 15th of December. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of active tasks and future plans for the next year. Thank you to all partners for your participation!
News | Newsletter #2
The PLURAL Newsletter #2 is out! Read more about the project's recent events, cooperation and news such as testing the prototype and 3D scanning of the Kasava demo building. Download it here and subscribe to our newsletter so you don't miss the next one.
News | Switch2Save Webinar
On the 12th of December, our cluster project Switch2Save is organising a webinar "Lightweight switchable smart solutions for energy saving glass facades" hosted by EU BUILD UP. Read more information here and don't forget to register!
News | Switch2Save Workshop
On the 20th of October, the PLURAL project coordinator Maria Founti presented at the Switch2Save workshop together with our cluster project Powerskin+ on the topic "Novel approaches to building envelopes designs: smart plug and play systems". Have you missed it? Watch the recording here!
Event | SET 2022
Our partners from AMS have presented the PLURAL project and our cluster project Powerskin+ at the SET 2022 – the 19th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies in Istanbul, Turkey.
News | Fire testing at NTUA
The PLURAL project successfully performed fire testing of the innovative smart window with heat harvesting capacity: The research tests were performed at the NTUA premises with the presence of BGTec, the window developer, and AMS, the SmartWall prefabricated kit manufacturer that integrates the smart window.
Event | SmartCity Expo World Congress
The PLURAL project has been presented by our partners ITeC at the Smart City Expo World Congress on the 15 - 17 November in Barcelona, Spain. The congress promotes social innovation and the identification of collaborative opportunities to create a better future for cities and their citizens. Check out our gallery for more photos!
Event | 2022 Researchers Night
The PLURAL project was presented at the "2022 Researcher's Night" organised by our partners the National Technical University of Athens on the 30th of September 2022 in Greece!
The aim of the event is to strengthen the link between Academia and Society by inviting the public of Athens to meet hundreds of researchers and their research results.
Event | SmartCity Expo World Congress
We are very excited that our partners from ITeC will be presenting the PLURAL project at the Smart City Expo World Congress on the 15 - 17 November. The congress is in Barcelona, Spain and you can find the ITeC stand 181 in Hall 2. See you there!
PLURAL | Installation of Panels for Prototype
Our partners have been working for three days together with the RDR-team in their workshop to install the first modules of the prototype.
Check out our gallery to see the process.
Event | Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2022
The #PLURAL project has participated in the SBE22 Conference with two papers in Berlin, Germany. Thank you to our partners from the National Technical University of Athens for participating!
News | M24 General Meeting Assembly Meeting
The PLURAL M24 General Assembly Meeting took place on the 11th of October. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of active tasks and future plans for the project. Thank you to all partners for your participation!
PLURAL | RHC Workshop
The PLURAL project has participated in the Sustainable Places 2022 Conference! The coordinator of the project, Maria Founti has presented the PLURAL Innovations at the "RHC for Buildings and Industry Workshop - 3rd Edition". Watch the workshop here and download the PLURAL presentation.
Workshop | RHC for Buildings and Industry - 3rd Edition
Join PLURAL at the "RHC for Buildings and Industry Workshop - 3rd Edition" to discuss a common strategy for increasing the use of #RenewableEnergy technologies for heating and cooling for buildings. Save the date 7th of September 2022, 8.30 - 11.45. Register here.
Workshop | Off-Site Plug-and-Play Prefab Systems
Join us at the "Off-Site Plug-and-Play Prefab Systems" workshop, which brings together six projects that develop hybrid Plug-and-Play systems. Save the date 8th of September 2022, 9.00 - 12.15.
News | M22 Steering Committee Meeting
The PLURAL M22 Steering Committee Meeting was held on Wednesday 20th of July. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of active tasks and future plans for the project. Thank you to all partners for your participation!
Demo site | Kašava 3D Scanning
On July 12th our partners from NTUA performed 3D scanning of the Kašava demo building. The whole building envelope was scanned in detail with accuracy within 1mm, in less than one working day. The purpose is to provide a comprehensive point cloud, from which valuable data can be obtained at any stage of the PLURAL project, with precision and without the need for additional measurements. See our gallery for more photos.
News | M18 Review Meeting
The PLURAL project had its first review meeting!
The work done and future plans were presented to the project officer Susana Xará and the reviewer Helena Granados Menéndez. Thank you all for your participation and let's keep up the good work.
Event I CLIMA 2022
The PLURAL technologies were presented at CLIMA 2022, the 14th REHVA HVAC World Congress in May, Rotterdam. CLIMA is the leading international scientific congress in the field of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). The topics of this year were Energy, Health & Comfort, Digitalization and Circularity, which are fully in line with the PLURAL project objectives.
Feature | “Smart Buildings EU-funded Innovations” Brochure 2022
We are proud to share that the PLURAL project was featured in the 2nd Brochure “Smart Buildings EU-funded Innovations”, developed by SmartBuilt4EU. Their main objective is to support the Smart Building Innovation Community.
Download it here!
Plural I Seismic Table Tests of SmartWall prototype
The first SmartWall prototype successfully sustained simulated earthquakes of peak ground acceleration up to 0.36g (9 the highest seismic zone for Greece). The tests were performed in March 2022 at NTUA (Laboratory of Earthquake Engineering) with the support of AMS who developed and assembled the SmartWall prototype. Watch the test here.
Plural | M18 Progress Meeting
The official M18 progress meeting of all PLURAL partners took place in the Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni Municipality. Find more photos from the meeting here.
Plural | Meet the team!
Standing in front of the Greek demo. It was renovated in the 1980s and now is operated as a free-of-charge shelter for low waged families. Two apartments on the first floor will be retrofitted with #PLURAL smart walls.
Event I 4th International Exhibition verde.tec
The Municipality of Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni participated in the 4th International Exhibition verde.tec with great success. The VVV Mayor presented the PLURAL project while the staff provided information about the project to the visitors.
Plural | M18 Steering Committee Meeting
The PLURAL M18 Steering Committee Meeting was held today online.
Thanks to all partners for participation!
Plural | Gallery update and Facade Test!
We have updated our gallery on the website! Check out the Facade Test album.
Plural | Presentation update!
We have updated our official PLURAL project presentation, designed by FENIX TNT!
Plural | First newsletter
The first PLURAL newsletter is out! Read about our new website, get to know more about our cluster projects, and watch the promo video. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated and you don't miss the next one! Find the newsletter here!
Plural | New Website
We are very excited to share with you our new website! Designed by FENIX TNT. Let us know if you like it!
Plural | New Article
We are very excited to share a new article in the Open Access Government January 2022 volume!
The article was written by FENIX TNT in collaboration with
PLURAL, SWITCH2SAVE, Powerskin+ project coordinators.
Read the article here.
Plural | Promo Video
We are very excited to share our graphical promo video explaining the PLURAL project. Watch here!.
News | Enlit Europe community
The PLURAL project is part of the Enlit Europe
Demo site | The 3D Scanning Survey
The 3D scanning survey carried out in the Terrassa demo case visit, done by NTUA, allows us to have an accurate measure of the facade in order to be able to prefabricate the add-on facade modules of the DENVELOPS system.
Plural | Promo materials
We are excited to present our new PLURAL roll-up and leaflet! Designed by FENIX TNT. Download here!
Meeting | General Assembly Meeting
The PLURAL General Assembly Meeting took place on the 18th and 19th of October 2021, after 12 months of work.
Part of the meeting was an exploitation workshop. Thanks to all partners for participation!
News | Sustainable Places 2021
The PLURAL project was represented by Maria Founti from NTUA at the Sustainable Places 2021 Conference.
Check out both presentations here!
Questionnaire | Reduction of energy consumption
We prepared a questionnaire on the importance of reduction of energy consumption in comparison with other factors for deep renovation.
Help us by sharing your input here!
Presentation | Sustainable Places 2021
We will be presented by Maria Founti from NTUA at the Sustainable Places Conference.
Workshops | Sustainable Places 2021
PLURAL will participate in Sustainable Places 2021!
We will be presenting at two workshops: "RHC Solutions for Buildings and Industry Workshop" and "Building Envelops Kits for Deep Renovation"
Publication | European Energy Innovation Magazine
Read a new article about our project in the European Energy Innovation Magazine Autumn 2021 edition!
Download it here!
News | Joint Newsletter
Joint Newsletter about the PLURAL, POWERSKIN+ and SWITCH2SAVE projects. Read more about the objectives, demosites and upcoming activities.
Download it in the resources tab on our website and don't forget to subscribe!
News | Plural project presentation
The Plural project was presented by Ing. Jan Včelák, Ph.D. from ČVUT UCEEB at the Global Summit on Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering 2021 Event.
Meeting | Terrassa, Spain
The Terrassa demo meeting was held last week in Barcelona. The goal of the meeting was to discuss open tasks related to the demonstration.
Meeting | Kašava, Czech Republic
The Kašava meeting took place on 15th-16th July 2021 and was held at the demo site and the municipality town hall. The goal of the meeting was to obtain video and photo material for promo and to discuss open tasks related to the building renovation.
News | New brochure
We are excited to present our brand new project brochure! You can read about the #pluralproject overall concept, demo sites and more.
News | WP8 online meeting
The first WP8 online meeting was organized this week. PLURAL project partners brainstormed the approach to the Market and Business Oriented Exploitation and planned the next steps.
Demo visit | Kašava, Czech Republic
Partners from ČVUT UCEEB and FENIX TNT visited the Kašava municipality where our demo site is located.
The partners discussed the renovation planning, visited the building, and took measurements both outside and inside.
Big thanks belong to the Kašava mayor and his staff for the warm welcome!
News | New project officer
We are happy to introduce our new project officer Dr. Susana Xará from Raw Materials at Health and digital Executive agency (HaDEA).
Welcome to the PLURAL team!
Feature | “Smart Buildings EU-funded Innovations” Brochure 2021
We are featured in the first edition of the “Smart Buildings EU-funded Innovations” brochure developed by SmartBuilt4EU.
Their main objective is to support the Smart Building Innovation Community.
Download it here!
Webinar | Smart buildings: meet EU innovators
Join us on the 25th February for this webinar! Several H2020 projects will be pitched during the session and Plural will be among them! If you are interested in the most innovative Smart buildings technologies which are being developed in Europe, you shouldn´t miss this one!
PLURAL | Project kick-off
We are kicking-off the PLURAL project! Our first collective meeting took place on the 13th October 2020! The meeting was held remotely to keep everyone safe.