Nearly zero-energy buildings

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Chancen aus der EPBD für das Gebäudeenergiegesetz 2019

This policy brief, available only in German, evaluates the draft law of the German “Energy in Buildings Act” and its compatibility with the amended EPBD.

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...
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Cyprus edging toward zero-energy buildings

Cyprus has incorporated into its national law an EU Directive (2010/31/EU) which aims to improve the energy performance of buildings while taking into account the external climatic conditions and indoor climate requirements.   A series of...
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LivenARCH-VI 2019: REPLACING ARCHITECTURE

"LivenARCH-VI 2019: REPLACING ARCHITECTURE" will be held in Trabzon on 25-28 September hosted by Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Architecture-Department of Architecture.

The conference organisers aim to bring...

The settlement and accommodation problems brought about by the increase in world population had always been major issues; architecture was expected to develop solutions for.   The rising population and other problems our habitats had been...
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Policy to Practice - Sustainable Built Environment Conference - Cardiff

The conference will bring together climate and energy researchers, built environment professionals, policy experts and government officials to focus on the transition of energy and low carbon policies into practice....

The 2019 SBE Conference in Cardiff will take place in a city centre location over 2 days on the 24th and 25th September 2019. The conference will include a series of key note speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops, a climate...
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Buhnici House - Premium Passive House Certified 2018

The Buhnici House is an energy efficient home designed for a family living in the proximity of Bucharest. The team composed of architects, structural engineers and energy efficiency engineers designed it in order to obtain the...

Este prima casă pasivă premium din România și în top 10 din lume, este o casă construită de la buldozer la întrerupător în mai puțin de 7 luni, este o casă cu materiale și tehnologie de rachete spațiale în ea, este automatizată complet și...
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Five Challenges to Upskilling Construction Workers

For quite some time, the need to upskill the construction industry labour force to deliver quality nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB) and deep energy renovations is quoted as one of the main challenges to the sector nowadays.   Even...
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Solution Sets and Technologies for NZEBs

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...
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Warum Niedrigstenergiehäuser die richtige Wahl sind

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...