Nearly zero-energy buildings

OVERVIEW - Selected international Examples of Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings
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OVERVIEW – Selected international Examples of Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings

Directive 2010/31/EU (EPBD) indicates that EU Member States must ensure that by 2021 all new buildings, and already by 2019 all new public buildings, are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs). Article 2 of the EPBD defines the term NZEB as a building...
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School of the Future Information Tool

The School of the Future Information Tool was created within the EU FP7 project School of the Future (ENER/FP7/260102,) and completed in January 2016.   The internet-based tool provides decision makers and technical staff of public authorities...
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Wasserspaß im Passivhaus - Erstes Passivhaus-Freizeitbad verbraucht deutlich weniger Heizwärme als vergleichbare Hallenbäder

In Bamberg wurde ein neues Hallenbad in Passivhausbauweise errichtet. Das Bad verfügt über eine energieeffiziente Gebäudetechnik mit bedarfsgerechter Lüftung (mit insgesamt 11 Lüftungsgeräten), die auf die unterschiedlichen Zonen...
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ZEBRA2020 Market actors’ NZEB uptake – Drivers and barriers in European countries

Findings in this new ZEBRA2020 study show that there is still a way to go in establishing official national nZEB levels for buildings, even though most countries have recently revised existing rules, regulations and guidelines, and...
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Buildings as energy-hubs for a strong energy system: 10 principles to benefit EU citizens

Buildings as energy-hubs can strengthen the energy system. 10 principles to deliver real benefits for Europe’s citizens   Buildings could play a major role in supporting the low carbon development of other sectors, says...
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9 ways to make the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) more effective

The European Commission announced a revised European Performance of Buildings Directive to be part of the Energy Efficiency Package, expected in autumn 2016. This provides an opportunity to evolve and strengthen requirements, resulting in...
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Der Energiekonzept-Berater für Stadtquartiere

Der Energiekonzept-Berater für Stadtquartiere - Ein Potenzialbewertungstool aus der Forschungsinitiative EnEff:Stadt   Mit dem EnEff:Stadt Energiekonzept-Berater für Stadtquartiere hat das Fraunhofer-Institut für...
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Energetische Bilanzierung von Quartieren

Im Rahmen der Begleitforschung zu EnEff:Stadt wurde eine vergleichende Auswertung von zwölf Demonstrationsvorhaben durchgeführt. Hierfür entwickelten die Autoren Methoden und ein energetisches Bilanzierungstool auf Grundlage der DIN V...
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Monitoring the market uptake of nZEBs across Europe: ZEBRA2020 project final conference

 What do we learn from the nZEB market uptake since 2010? Are Energy Performance Certificates useful? What are the implications of the EPBD recast? ZEBRA2020's final conference will try to answer these questions and share knowledge on how...
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Smart Buildings in a Decarbonised Energy System

Buildings as energy-hubs can strengthen the energy system - 10 principles to deliver real benefits for Europe’s citizens   Buildings could play a major role in supporting the low carbon development of other sectors, says...