Shima Ebrahimigharehbaghi


Shima is an energy efficiency and energy policy expert at IEECP. Her research mainly relates to improving energy efficiency in the building sector, innovative business models for financing energy retrofits and zero-energy buildings, and energy efficiency policies at EU and Member State. After her MSc in Engineering and Policy Analysis at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), she did her PhD at the Chair of Housing Quality and Process Innovation at the Faculty of Architecture, also at TU Delft. Her PhD thesis was on “Understanding the decision-making process of homeowner energy retrofits: from a behavioural and transaction cost perspective”. She is also a guest researcher at Delft University of Technology, Chair of Housing Quality and Process Innovation. 


Aug 2023
Building renovation Energy poverty

Decarbonisation Policies in the Residential Sector and Energy Poverty: Mitigation Strategies and Impacts in Central and Southern Eastern Europe

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May 2023
Building renovation Heating and cooling Modelling and quantification Multiple benefits and the Efficiency First principle

Cost-benefit Analyses of Investments in the Energy Saving Measures of the Residential Sector in Central and Eastern Europe

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Dec 2022
Energy poverty Smart building and technologies Building renovation Modelling and quantification

Impacts of policies to decarbonize residential buildings on energy poverty in CEE/SEE countries and mitigation strategies – update

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