Huygen (HIA) is with 55 employees (SME) one of the oldest (est. 1939), independent and leading SME consulting companies in the Netherlands. Its fields of expertise are: building services, building physics, sustainable building, ventilation, acoustics, energy, environment, indoor air quality, and fire regulations both in consulting in practice and in applied scientific research work. HIA’s clients are architects, building developers and contractors, energy agencies, local, national and international governments. HIA has a strong involvement with building practice as well as applied scientific research and is working on the cross section of buildings and installations. HIA has extended experience with integrated design approach integrated NZE renovation and re-use of buildings within national and international projects. HIA is member and initiator of the EAC EURL3A project on establishing knowledge alliances between Academia and the business sector.
HIA is currently coordinator of the H2020 projects MORE-CONNECT Development and advanced prefabrication of innovative, multifunctional building envelope elements for MOdular REtrofitting and smart CONNECTions (EE1-2014), PROF-TRAC PROFessional multi-disciplinary TRAining and Continuing development in skills for NZEB principles (EE4-2014, completed), MOBISTYLE MOtivating end-users Behavioral change by combined ICT based modular Information on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle (EE7-2016) and TripleA-reno Attractive, Acceptable and Affordable deep Renovation by a consumers orientated and performance evidence based approach (EE11 – 2017)