The definition of a specific Macro Activity.

View the Macro Activity Features and the related EEE profiles, Activities, Micro Activities, Knowledge, Skills and Competence.

Macro Activity

Urban energy modelling

Macro Activity Features
  • Advisory
  • Auditing
  • Configuration
  • Control
  • Design
  • Management
  • Planning
  • R&D
  • Testing
  • Building fabric
  • Energy production
  • Industrial plants
  • Infrastructures
  • Outdoor environment
  • Technical building systems
Theory Field
  • Acoustics
  • Building physics
  • Data analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Heat transfer
  • Lighting
  • Statistics
  • Technology of materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electronics
  • Hydraulics
  • Metrology
  • Neighbourhood
  • City
  • Region
  • Country
Criteria Constraints
  • Climatic
  • Cultural
  • Economical
  • Environmental
  • Legislative
  • Social
  • Standardization
Implementation Context
  • European Union
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Italy
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
Related Profiles
Related Activities and Micro Activities
1. Fluid dynamics of outdoor environment modelling
2. Weather data and climate analysis
3. Building stock energy modelling
4. Urban lighting modelling
5. Evaluation of existing energy technologies and new perspectives
6. Evaluation of different urban energy modelling approaches (top-down, bottom-up, data driven, simulation, etc.)
7. Energy networks modelling
Related Knowledge, Skills and Competences
K12 Knowledge of legislation and technical regulations on environmental protection and pollution factors Basic
Highly Specialised
K18 Knowledge about environmental auditing, identification of greenhouse gases (GHG) emission sources Basic
K19 Knowledge of the physical principles related to energy from production process to end-user consumption Basic
K21 Knowledge of the energy unit conversion factors Basic
K26 Knowledge of RES based systems applicable in buildings (PV, biomass, geothermal, etc.) Basic
K31 Knowledge of reporting techniques (auditing, certification, maintenance plans, BACS documentation, etc.) Basic
K35 Knowledge of methods and tools for building energy modelling Basic
Highly Specialised
K36 Knowledge of key elements of energy communities Basic
Highly Specialised
K37 Knowledge of process integration techniques and methods Basic
K40 Knowledge of different urban energy modelling approaches Basic
Highly Specialised
K44 Knowlegde of principles of bioclimatic and passive systems in buildings including building orientation, thermal insulation, solar shading devices, openings size, free cooling, etc. Basic
K45 Knowledge of the principles of high-energy efficiency buildings, including passive house, NZEB, ZEB etc. Basic
K47 Knowledge of territorial information systems (GIS) Basic
Hard skills
HS1 To be able to calculate emissions (take inventory of GHG emissions) and quantify the reduction potential Basic
HS4 To be able to assess the national and local context and legislation Basic
HS24 To be able to carry out detailed environmental audit and create GHG emission inventory on a building or a city level Basic
HS25 To be able to conduct the impact assessment of the implemented energy efficiency measures and measures related with the exploatation of renewable energy sources Basic
HS27 To be able to select the most feasible energy efficiency measures for historic buildings, through the evaluation of a framework of needs, constraints and requirements Basic
Soft Skills
SS1 To be able to interact with the customer, listening and understanding their needs promoting technical and technological solutions Basic
Highly Specialised
SS4 Ability to lead or participate in a team dealing with energy efficiency and to act in an impartial and objective manner Basic
Highly Specialised
SS5 Critical thinking about proposed energy efficient solutions Basic
SS6 Be able to collect information through effective interviewing, listening, observing, analysing, measuring and reviewing documents, records, and data Basic
SS8 To be able to prevent and resolve conflicts Basic
Highly Specialised
SS9 Willingness to collaborate and participate proactively in a team, demonstrating the ability to adapt and interact differently in relation to specific situations Basic
SS10 To be able to moderate various meetings and effectively present key findings Basic
SS11 Project management and methodology adopting effective and efficient behaviours Basic
SS13 Creativity and vision in urban energy planning Basic
SS14 To be able to identify and understand staff needs related to training in the energy efficiency of buildings Basic
SS15 Complex problem solving in a effective manner Basic
C2 Awareness of the availability of energy sources Basic
C4 Awareness of the environmental implications of energy use Basic
C5 Awareness of methods for data analysis Basic
Highly Specialised
C6 Awareness of quality system and main models Basic
C11 To be able to carry out the application of criteria for assigning tasks, operating methods, sequences and times for carrying out activities and for the optimal use of materials and equipment Basic
C13 To be able to use appropriate procedures, conduct envisioned activities and evaluate available technologies related to the energy use in buildings Basic
C16 To be able to provide effective measures for the management, implementation and design of alternative energy installations Basic
C17 To be able to work with complex environmental and energy data Basic
Highly Specialised
C18 To be capable to collect, organise and analyse quantitative data and perform complex numerical analyses Basic
Highly Specialised
C26 To be able to use various diagnostic and modelling tools Basic