Review and Analysis of Models for a European Digital Building Logbook

Marta Gómez-Gil, Almudena Espinosa-Fernández, Belinda López-Mesa
2022 Energies  
The concept of a Digital Building Logbook (DBL) was first introduced with the European strategy 'Renovation Wave'. It is considered as one of two fundamental parts of which the Building Renovation Passport is composed: the DBL and a Renovation Roadmap. As the implementation of the DBL is a European priority, this paper reviews the existing literature and analyses the most developed European Digital Building Logbook models. The analysis includes iBRoad, ALDREN, X-tendo, and the Study on the
more » ... opment of a European Union Framework for Buildings' Digital Logbook, from the perspective of seven key aspects: References used as a starting point for the model definition; Identification of the relevant stakeholders in the DBL; Identified potential user needs; Proposed structure of indicators; Data sources; Potential functionalities; and Operation and use. The results show that important advancement has been made, although there is still no consensus about crucial subjects, such as the indicators to be collected or how to collect and use them. This is probably due to the fact that the final functionalities (objective and scope) that the logbook should provide are not fully clear.
doi:10.3390/en15061994 fatcat:lq4g5aekc5gjjhnckp5wnfwc74