Germany

The German government published, on May 28, a legislative proposal for the long awaited “Energy in Buildings Act”. The current draft law is not in line with the latest amendments of the EPBD from 2018.   This Policy Brief “Opportunities brought by the EPBD for the German Building Energy Act” shows the benefits of already implementing the most recent amendments of the Directive into national law.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

The CoNZEBs team has identified potential technical solution sets that can reduce cost in the construction process for NZEBs.   The scientific partners assessed the costs related to the construction and operation phase according to the specific conditions applying in the participant countries, i.e. Denmark, Germany, Italy and Slovenia.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Das EU Horizont 2020-Projekt CoNZEBs (Cost reduction of new Nearly Zero‐Energy Buildings) hat eine Broschüre für aktuelle und zukünftige Bewohner von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden entwickelt.   Sie informiert über Erfahrungen, Erwartungen und Zusatznutzen von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden (engl. Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)) und ist in vier Sprachen erhältlich (Deutsch, Dänisch, Italienisch und Slowenisch).   Broschüre  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Brochure in 4 languages: Why Nearly Zero Energy Buildings are the Right Choice  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

What do occupants know really know and want from NZEBs?   The CoNZEBs team has compiled and conducted a survey in four countries (Germany, Denmark, Italy and Slovenia) to learn about the opinion of end-users in multi-family houses (NZEBs or other building energy performance levels) regarding:  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Today, over 20 countries from the World Green Building Council's (WorldGBC) Europe Regional Network (WorldGBC Europe) have published a manifesto, A Sustainable Built Environment at the Heart of Europe’s Future urging European decision makers to recognise the vital role that the built environment sector plays in delivering a climate neutral Europe.   
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Noticias

Historic buildings are defining elements of city centres but also responsible for a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reduce their energy demand, it is important to improve envelopes’ thermal transmittance without damaging the historic integrity of their façades by applying interior insulation.   Thus, a detailed planning is needed to guarantee that case-specific variables are well considered. In this study, a holistic performance-based evaluation method is developed.
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

As examples of this month's BUILD UP topic "New skills for energy efficiency in buildings" you can view the presentations and key findings from a C4EForum 2018 panel session Training of skills for 21st century.   C4E Forums are biannual events on energy efficiency with focus on Central and Eastern Europe context.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2019
Type: Enlace

This session will bring together experiences from four Horizon 2020 projects ( BIMplement , BIMCert , BIMeet , Net­UBIEP ) working with BIM as a training tool and developing qualification frameworks in order to deliver a high quality performing built result.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: Evento

Take a look at the latest news of the ZERO-PLUS Project and stay tuned for the upcoming newsletter! 11th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter  
Post date: 28 Mayo 2019
Type: Noticias