Heating Network – City of Antwerp

  Client: Stad Antwerpen Period: August 2016 – December 2016 Work At the request of the City of Antwerp, 3E conducted a study – supported by the expertise of Ingenium and Fieldfisher – on the feasibility of a heating network in the vicinity of Antwerp Town Hall. A heating network is an excellent way to[…]

Energy concept for passive kindergarten – Brussels

  Client: Koninklijk Atheneum Etterbeek Period: 2011 – 2013 Size: 950 m² Team: EVR Architecten Work The new 950 m² kindergarten of the Royal Atheneum of Etterbeek in Brussels contains 10 classrooms and one multi-purpose central room that also serves as a covered playground. From an early stage in the project, 3E closely supported the[…]

Supporting the development strategy of urban densification – Bordeaux, France

  Client: Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux (CUB) Surface area: 800 residential units Team: 51N4E / Grau, 3E Work In the near future, the city of Bordeaux will have to develop approx. 50,000 new homes to meet the increasing demand for housing. The Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux has appointed 5 multidisciplinary teams to assess and test[…]

Kuborn – Brussels

  Client: CityDev Period: 2014 Size: +/- 120 dwellings Team: CEI De Meyer (BAM group), DDS & Partners, 3E, VK Engineering, Establis and Eole Work This new building, located close to the Brussels Canal (Rue Kuborn), houses 120 new passive dwellings. During the competition phase, 3E guided the building team in all the aspects of[…]

Best Practice Energy Design for D’Ieteren Garage in Mont-Saint-Guibert

  Client: D’Ieteren Immo Period: July 2017- November 2017 Work 3E has performed a study for D’Ieteren Immo, responsible for managing the real estate portfolio of the D’Ieteren Group (the largest service provider for motorists in Belgium). This project represents a best practice for the integration of renewables and Electric Vehicles readiness. D’Ieteren Immo wants[…]

Leopoldkazerne: reconversion of the site

  Client: Democo Group, thv Leopold, Nelson group Period: 2015 – 2021 Team: Democo Group, Matexi, Buroll & Archl+l, 3E, Ingenium Work The government institution “Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen” awarded the consortium (composed of, among others, Matexi, DMI and Democo) with the reconversion of the Leopoldskazerne site in Ghent – Belgium. The site, known for its heritage[…]

Academiestraat – Ghent

Client:  3D Invest Period:  2011 – 2014 Team:  Robbrecht en Daem architecten, architecten Tania Van Den Bussche en Els Claessens, Dierendonckblancke architects, MJ Van Hee Architecten, VK Group, 3E, 3D Real Estate, Van Roey Vastgoed, etc. Work The current fire department and academy site is a fascinating challenge in the area of sustainability due to[…]

Sustainable energy strategy for VUB data centre – Brussels

Client:  VUB Period:  2013 Work 3E was asked by the Free University of Brussels (VUB) for assistance in determining a sustainable energy strategy for different types of servers and associated cooling installations and UPS services. This support was part of an overall future strategy adopted by the VUB for grouping servers and supercomputers. Based on[…]

Albertkanaal – Concept study sustainable redevelopment of a business park

Client:  The City of Antwerp Period:  2015 – 2016 Team:  Posad Spatial Strategies, Arcadis, 3E, One Architecture Work The aim of the study is to contribute towards the project area having a sustainable future, with the intention of influencing other business parks experiencing with similar problems. The way in which this is realised is by[…]

Town Hall of Hasselt design support – Hasselt

© Jaspers-Eyers Architects Client:  Democo Group Period:  2015 – 2016 Work 3E provided specific technical support to the Democo Group relating to the problem of private cables for photovoltaic production (in consultation with Infrax), energy performance requirements, BREEAM certification, etc. The structural work for the new Town Hall of Hasselt must be completed by the[…]

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 product (software) development Period:  2014 – 2016 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[…]

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[…]