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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OVERVIEW - Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings – National applications of the EPBD definition

The Recast EPBD Article 9 requires Member States to ensure that all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) by 31 December 2020, and new buildings occupied and owned by public authorities are NZEBs after 31 December 2018....
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Special Issue Energy and Buildings - EPISCOPE

A special issue of the international journal Energy and Buildings has recently been published, presenting a collection of 11 papers based on representative work performed during the EPISCOPE project.   In the framework of EPISCOPE (April...
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Scaling up deep energy renovation

SCALING UP DEEP ENERGY RENOVATIONS UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL THROUGH INNOVATION & INDUSTRIALISATION   The Buildings Performance Institute Europe and the Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness (i24c) initiative explored, in a multi-...
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New report from BPIE and i24 on scaling up deep energy renovation

The upcoming “Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation Strategy” should address two core political priorities of the European Union: building a resilient and energy efficient energy system and built environment with a forward-looking climate...
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The continued growth in buildings emissions contrasts starkly with the maturity of the technological solutions available

On November 2, 2016, the Climate Action Tracer (CAT) released its analysis of the building sector.  "Constructing the Future:  Will the Building Sector Use its Decarbonisation Tools"  examines specific energy-intensive sectors. It looks at...
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Constructing the future: creating a Paris Agreement-proof building sector

Utrecht/London/Cologne – 2 November 2016 - The building sector accounts for around 20% of climate-changing emissions, and its energy demand is likely to double by mid-century without action, according to a Climate Action Tracker (CAT)...
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Kongress 2017: EnergieEffizienzBauen

Kongress 2017: EnergieEffizienzBauen - Forschung zu effizienten Technologien und intelligenten Konzepten für die Strom- und Wärmewende   Der Kongress „EnergieEffizienzBauen“ am 30. und 31. Januar 2017 eröffnet neue...
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Building Renovation Passports – Customised Roadmaps Towards Deep Renovation and Better Homes

Just when the release of the Energy Efficiency Package has been postponed, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) provides an insightful research on building renovation passports, an evolution of Energy Performance Certificates...
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Building renovation passports: one step closer towards better homes and deep renovation

Just when the release of the Energy Efficiency Package has been postponed, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) provides an insightful research on building renovation passports, an evolution of Energy Performance Certificates...