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    Project Name NORTH PASS - Promotion of the Very Low Energy House Concept to the North European Building Market
    Implementation period: 26/05/2009 - 25/05/2012
    Project Coordinator:

    Mr Jyri Nieminen
    VTT Technical research centre of Finland, Finland
    E-mail: jyri.nieminen@vtt.fi
    Tel: +358-20-7224922

    Partners:
    1. Aalborg Universitet, Denmark
    2. Cenergia Energy Consultants (Cenergia), Denmark
    3. Passivhus.dk ApS (PHDK), Denmark
    4. Tartu Ülikool, Estonia
    5. Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland
    6. Riga Tehnical University (RTU), Latvia
    7. Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas, Lithuania
    8. SINTEF - Stiftelsen for industriell og teknisk forskning ved Norges tekniske høgskole, Norway
    9. The Polish National Energy Conservation Agency, Poland
    10. IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Limited, Sweden
    11. Lund University, Sweden
    Website: http://www.northpass.ivl.se/
    Objective:
    • Increasing awareness and market acceptance of very low-energy houses in the North European construction market
    • Definition of very low-energy house criteria and concepts adapted to the North European countries
    • Solutions to overcome market barriers for wide market acceptance of the newly developed very low-energy house concepts
    • Heightened awareness and removal of the gap between the demonstration of very low-energy house concept and their broad market deployment
    • Support to strategic planning for an accelerated implementation of the Action Plan for Energy Efficiency
    Results:
    • North European Passive House criteria and concept to raise awareness in the North European countries
    • Finding solutions to remove market barriers for wide market acceptance of Passive House products
    • Removing the gap between the demonstration of Passive House concept and broad market penetration of the Passive House concept
    Contact in NAPE: Szymon Firląg, sfirlag@nape.pl