Integrated Approaches for the Energy Transition in Existing Buildings

The Integrale Energietransitie in Bestaande Bouw (Integrated Approaches for the Energy Transition in Existing Buildings) is a multi-year, multi-stakeholder program focused on developing affordable and user-friendly renovation concepts for residential buildings. The program consortium is working on innovative solutions for heat conversion and storage, digitization, industrialization concepts, decision-making frameworks, value chain integration and partnership models.

Mature man renovating home by installing underfloor heating.

The project is supporting the ambition of the Netherlands to renovate 200,000 homes per year in a manner that reduces greenhouse gas emissions achieves a climate-neutral built environment.

The project was initiated by the Building and Technology Innovation Centre (BTIC) and is led by TNO. The project consortium is made up of over 125 organizations, including knowledge institutions, construction companies, the technology and design sector, governments, homeowners and residents.


Funder: This project is executed by the support of the MMIP 3&4 grant from the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy as well as the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.
Programme: Meerjarige Missiegedreven Innovatieprogramma’s 3&4
Role TU Delft:  Project partner in several projects
Project duration: 2020 - 2024
TU Delft researchers:                

Dr. Özgün Balaban (Post Doctoral Researcher)
Herman van der Bent (PhD Researcher)
Dr. Paula van den Brom (Post Doctoral Researcher)
Shima Ebrahimigharehbaghi (PhD Researcher)
Prof.dr. Laure Itard Thaleia Konstantinou
Dr. Arjen Meijer Erwin Mlecnik 
Dr. Queen Qian
Twan Rovers (PhD Researcher)
Dr. ir. Ad Straub Martin Tenpierik
Andrea Thaddeus (PhD Researcher)
Dr. Michela Turrin
Prof.dr. Henk Visscher Ruben Vrijhoef
Prateek Wahi (PhD Researcher)

Project partners

All project partners can be found on the individual IEBB project pages.


Sarah Marchionda

Project Manager, Urban Energy Institute