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...
OVERVIEW - School buildings as leading examples of energy efficient renovation
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OVERVIEW – School buildings as leading examples of energy efficient renovation

Throughout the Recast Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) it is requested that “the public sector in each Member State should lead the way in the field of energy performance of buildings” and “buildings occupied...
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iNSPiRE project study visit in Madrid 24/06/2016

The iNSPiRe project invites public procurers to visit a sustainably renovated residential building in Madrid. The participants have the possibility to learn about the latest innovations on the construction market and to gain an insight...
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ZEBRA2020 Overview of building-related policies

A new report from the ZEBRA2020 project links energy efficiency efforts related to construction and renovation activities with European, national and regional policies implemented in the building sector. It provides a...
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NZEB 2.0: interactive players in an evolving energy system

Buildings are more than just stand-alone units using energy from the grid. They are becoming micro energy hubs consuming, producing, storing and supplying energy more flexible than before. Buildings can even help balance the grid with...
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Smart consumers and smart buildings: the active role of buildings in a transforming energy system

Smart consumers and smart buildings: the active role of buildings in a transforming energy system EUSEW 2016 conference organised by BPIE   Through this event we aim to inform and enable decision makers, industry and...
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BINE info paper: "Energy-plus concept tested on housing estate"

This four-page BINE information paper presents the results of the intensive monitoring and operational optimisation of the Ludmilla residential estate in Landshut, Germany, an energy-plus residential area, of 7,300 square meters,...
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PROBIS project: open tender launched for public procurement Borlänge, Sweden

Open tender for building installation works - Stora Tunabyggen AB Sweden   Stora Tunabyggen AB, the housing company of the City of Börlange, Sweden, has launched an open tender for construction works ranged between 800,...
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ZEMedS project: Energy results for case studies renovations

This report presents the final results of  ZEMedS (Zero Energy MEDiterranean Schools) project toolkits and case studies. Toolkits are addressed to building designers and policy makers and contain technical and financial resources, whereas...
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Challenges and Opportunities on Add-Ons in Deep Renovation of Existing Buildings

International Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities on Add-Ons in deep renovation of existing buildings | ABRACADABRA PROJECT   This workshop, organised in the framework of ABRACADABRA (Assistant Buildings’ addition...