TRIBE, a videogame that teaches players good habits to save energy in public buildings

Switching off lights, controlling ventilation, acquiring more efficient electric devices and using renewable energy sources are just some of the 250+ measures that TRIBE players will learn to apply in their buildings to reduce energy consumption.   TRIBE is an educational videogame that encourages players to boost energy efficiency in buildings by influencing user behaviour.  [...]


TRIBE’s innovations on ICTs at the Smart City Expo World Congress

The city of Barcelona hosted a new edition of the Smart City World Congress, one of the largest events for smart cities projects in the context of urban development. More than 18.750 attendees, 675 exhibitors and 420 speakers are some of the key figures that describe the impact of this forum, which is supported by [...]


SWEDES attendants get to know the 250 energy efficiency measures integrated in TRIBE’s videogame

The 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference, was held in Dubrovnik by the beginning of October. The event is a worldwide reference among the international events dedicated to sustainability. SWEDES is dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing a [...]


TRIBE and experts from the United States discuss about energy behaviour during the BECC Conference in Sacramento

The Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference is an event focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability. On October 17th 2017, this forum celebrated its 11th edition, gathering in the city of Sacramento participants form universities, governmental organizations, NGOs and the private sector, mainly [...]


The Özyeğin University gives a speech about human-building interaction and gamification in HacknBreak 2017

HacknBreak is an open innovation camp held yearly in Turkey. This year’s edition, which took place in the City of İzmir, counted upon the participation of over 1000 attendants who gathered to discuss about how open innovation can improve the chances of success of the ideas developed, in order to reach the market properly. The [...]


Exchange of first impressions about the videogame at the 5th General Assembly

Graz, 14/06/2017 The TRIBE project has recently released the first public version of its social videogame, which will help public building users to improve their energy behavior in these facilities. Having accomplished this part of the project, the project partners celebrated the 5th General Assembly, hosted by the University of Graz (Austria) between 13th and [...]


First public presentation of TRIBE’s videogame playable version at WSED17

  The TRIBE project celebrated an international workshop at the World Sustainable Energy Days, one of the main European forums in this field. The 2017 edition of this conference, which was held from 1 - 3 March in Wels (Austria), was again an international success, attracting around 700 participants from 59 countries. This event is [...]


Gamification of energy efficiency

  TRIBE has organized an international workshop in the framework of the World Sustainable Energy Days, one of the largest annual conferences in this field in Europe. The event is held yearly in Wels (Austria), and this year’s edition will take place between the 1st and 3rd of March. Specifically TRIBE’s workshop has been organized [...]


TRIBE reaches the project equator successfully and is ready for the next period

1st of December - Brussels Having reached the equator of the project, TRIBE celebrated the Project Review Meeting according to the established procedure for Horizon2020 projects. The meeting took place in Brussels (Belgium) between 29th and 30th of November, and was attended by the different work packages leaders, as well as the Project Officer and [...]


TRIBE explains its ICT solutions for energy efficiency during an EASME workshop

The Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) of the European Commission organized last 18th of October a professional meeting about web based and electronic tools. The workshop “Electronic and web-based tools for energy efficiency” aimed to bring together all current IEE and Horizon 2020 projects on buildings and heating and cooling that make use of electronic [...]