After a call for posters, successful authors had a chance to present their posters during the neZEH 2015 Conference.

The topics included:

-          Policies to enhance the transition  towards  sustainable tourism and cities  through nZEB approaches  

-         Hotels energy retrofitting  towards  very low energy consumption  and use of  renewable energy : best practice examples, showcases, pilot cases 

-         Showcasing   technologies and innovations  supporting  energy efficiency  and use of renewable energy , that are particularly interesting and applicable in hotels 

-       Rethinking sustainability  as a  marketing opportunity  in the hotel sector: clients behaviour towards sustainability, initiatives, labelling schemes 

-       Efficient funding schemes  for  new and retrofit buildingsy  in the private sector  towards nearly Zero Energy status

The posters presented at the Conference are published below.

Title: Energy Performance Simulation of Hotel in Crete using the EnergyPlus software with the aim of upgrading
Authors: M.E. Papadaki 1 and A. Papasifaki 1 , S.P. Pieri 1 , I. Tzouvadakis 1
1 Department of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Title: nZEB Training in the Southern EU countries – Maintaining building traditions / SouthZEB project
Authors: Maria Betsi 1 , Iakovos Kalaitzoglou 1 , Vassilis Kostopoulos 1 , Polyvios Eleftheriou 2 , Manuela Almeida 3
1 Applied Mechanics Lab / University of Patras, Rio University Campus, Greece
2 Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
3 University of Minho, Portugal

Title: Step-by-step retrofitting to Passivhaus standard of a Hotel-Restaurant in Northern Italy
Authors: M. Larcher 1 , F. Ferrario 1 , 2 , I. Iannone 1 , D. Casagranda2, Francesco Nesi 1
1 ZEPHIR srl., Pergine Valsugana (TN), Italy
2 Armalam srl., Pergine Valsugana (TN), Italy

Title: Retrofitting an existing hotel, a case study
Authors: Michail Fyrillas 1 , Eleni Andreou 2
1 Environmental Engineer, Athens, Greece
2 Architect, MSc Environmental Design & Engineering, London, United Kingdom

Title: Romanian policies and strategies to enhance the transition towards sustainable tourism through nZEB approaches.
Authors: Cristina – Maria DABU PhD 1 ,
1 IBMC International SRL, Bucharest, Romania

Title: Interactive hotel façade
Authors: Alexandra Saranti 1 , Eli Ntaountaki 2 , Dimitra Mavrommati 3
1 Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
2 Ariel University, Ariel, Israel

Authors: Giuseppe Maria Perfetto 1 , Francesco Paolo Lamacchia 2 ,
1 Architect, Vice-President at Network Edifici a Consumo Zero, Torino, Italy
2 Ph.D., P.E., President at Network Edifici a Consumo Zero, Matera, Italy

Title: Demonstrating integrated innovative technologies for an optimal and safe closed water cycle in Mediterranean tourist facilities (demEAUmed)
Authors: Eric MINO 1 , Maha AL-SALEHI 1 , Eve DALLAMAGGIORE 2
1 EWMIS, Sophia Antipolis-Nice, FRANCE
2 LGI Consulting, Paris, FRANCE