Energy landscapes: What a Flemish energy landscape could look like

  Client:  A consortium of VLM, VITO, VEA, Team Vlaams Bouwmeester and Ruimte Vlaanderen Period:  2013 – 2014 Team:  Posad, 3E, Geografie UGent en Resourcedesign Work Just like any other region in Europe, Flanders faces the challenge of a full transition from a fossil energy system to a renewable and sustainable energy system. This means[…]

Château Montrose vineyard – Positive energy renovation – France

  Client:  Bouygues, Maurice Berger Period:  commissioning in 2008 Size:  13.000 m² Work The vineyard of Chateau Montrose comprises a set of buildings (vat room, barrel cellars, bottles cellars,…) representing a total surface of 13 000 m². The new owners of the estate chose to renovate the site completely, maintaining the organization and layout of[…]

Bouygues Energies & Services office building – Montigny-le-Bretonneux

  Client:  Sodearif – Bouygues Construction Period:  2007 – 2010 Size:  11.700 m² Team:  Hubert Godet, Sodearif, 3E Work 3E was contracted to perform thermal and lighting analyses, optimisation of building energy needs and assistance to realisation with respect to energy management, with the goal of attaining very high energy performance for this new 11[…]

Energy Port Masterplan – Ostend

  Client:  Autonoom Havenbedrijf Oostende Size:  658 ha, of which 199 ha water surface Period:  2013 – 2014 Team:  3E, i-propeller, MOP Urban Design, Rebel Work In the framework of the European Interreg project “Sustainable Seaports”, a consortium of companies (3E, MOP Urban Design, i-Propeller and Rebel) commissioned by the Autonomous Port Authority Oostende, worked[…]

Energy transition for social housing – Godarville

  Client:  La Ruche Chapelloise Period:  January – July 2016 Period:  +/- 1300 dwellings Work The social housing company ‘La Ruche Chapelloise’ has the ambition to drastically improve the sustainability of its housing stock, counting over 1300 dwellings, by introducing renewable energies en energy efficiency. 3E was contracted to make an optimised proposal for possible[…]

COZEB I, II & III – Cost-optimal energy performance levels for Wallonia

  Period:  2012 – 2013 (COZEB I), 2013 – 2015 (COZEB II), 2016 – present (COZEB III) Client:  SPW-DGO4 Work Following a comprehensive study performed by 3E (in collaboration with ULg and UMons), the consortium recently analysed cost-effective energy renovation strategies for Walloon real estate (houses, apartment buildings, offices…) (COZEB II). The aim was to[…]

3E Optimal Control Services – Increasing system performance through data

  Client:  3E – internal R&D project Period:  2014 – Present Work 3E is developing software for optimal control of dynamic systems. Our focus is twofold: the building energy sector and the hybrid energy systems. Our approach is Model Predictive Control combined with greybox system identification. The combination of these powerful techniques optimizes the high[…]

A Guide for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

  Client:  Vlaams EnergieAgentschap (VEA) Period:  2014 Team: 3E, Visuality Work Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) have a very high energy performance and use a very limited amount of primary energy for heating, cooling, sanitary hot water (in housing sector), lighting (in office buildings) and ventilation. The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required[…]

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Masterplan Nieuw Zuid Antwerp

  Client:  City of Antwerp Period:  2011-2012 Size:  400.000 m² Team:  Studio Secchi Vigano, 3E Work Construction has started on Antwerp’s brand new 400.000 m² city quarter Nieuw Zuid. It will be located south of the current Zuid (South) district, right next to the Antwerp Court of Justice. Nieuw Zuid will boast 2,000 residences, next[…]