News

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"Aquaponics is a sustainable way to grow fruits and vegetables. It offers solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of our time"

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Smart Living Lab’s carbon footprint 2019

Qualité de l'air © Horsform | Nicolas Brodard

Perspectives in pictures

Research

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Indoor environmental quality and satisfaction in conventional and green-certified buildings

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ProRen

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Hot & Cold PCM

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PKW-STEP

Events

Round Table | Smart energy network management at district and city level Halle bleue (HBL0 21A) | 11:00-12:00

03Nov.

Humanitarian tents - Thermal performance and internal air quality Fribourg | 11:00-12:00

18Nov.

Radon Outcomes On Mitigation Solution Fribourg | Halle bleue, blueFACTORY

03|04Dec.

Research infrastructures

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Building of the Smart Living Lab

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Thermal & Energy Laboratory (LTE)

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Big Building Data (BBDATA)

ABOUT

The Smart Living Lab brings together the combined expertise of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg (HEIA-FR), and the University of Fribourg (UNIFR) in research areas such as construction technologies, well-being and behaviors, interactions and design processes, and energy systems. The Smart Living Lab has been conducting research in the blueFACTORY innovation district in Fribourg since the end of 2015, and the construction phase for its own new building on the same site is slated for 2020.

PARTNERSHIPS

The Smart Living Lab conducts interdisciplinary research projects through experiments in real conditions involving both researchers and companies. This allows partners from the private, public and academic sectors who are interested in developing innovative projects access to the excellent research infrastructure available at the heart of the Switzerland Innovation Park (SIP) Network West EPFL.