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enCOMPASS, facilitate behavioral change to save energy

Como, November 14, 2016 - Implement and validate an integrated socio-technical approach to behavioral change for energy saving, taking advantage of latest digital technologies: this is the goal of enCOMPASS, the project funded by the EU Commission under the Horizon 2020 program, to be kicked-off in Como, Italy, on November 10th and 11th 2016. The project is coordinated by Politecnico di Milano, in cooperation with Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, and brings together 14 European partners from 7 countries. The project, thanks to a highly innovative ICT platform to facilitate a newer and more effective approach to energy saving, is expected to reduce energy consumption (electricity and heating) and related CO2 emissions up to 20-25%. The cost-effectiveness of the enCOMPASS system targets returns on investment (ROI) in less than 2.5 years, considering less than 1 year for schools, from 1 to 1.5 years for residential buildings, from 1 to 2.5 years for public buildings.

To know more, download the press release.

Further information on www.encompass-project.eu.

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