COLEOPTER project kick-off meeting

Project partners in front of the demonstrator in Cartagena

On October 15th and 16th, the partners of the COLEOPTER project gathered in Cartagena, Spain, for the kick-off meeting hosted by the Ayuntamiento de Cartagena et CETENMA.

COLEOPTER is an integrated, consensus-building based approach of energy and water efficiency in public buildings. The approach is made of three main components:

  • Consideration of energy and the energy-water nexus in the demonstrator buildings
  • Conduct of territorial dialogue to involve local stakeholders (citizens, futures users, experts, SMEs, elected representatives…) in the refurbishment projects and maximize impact locally
  • Use of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology to conduct the dialogue and allow all participants to contribute to its design relying on their expertise (of use, technical, economic…)

The COLEOPTER project in numbers:

  • 8 partners
  • 3 countries
  • 4 demonstrator buildings + 1 replication case (Andorra)
  • 1,5m€ budget
  • 1m€ ERDF funds through the Interreg SUDOE programme

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