Nearly zero-energy buildings


1st Nordic ZEB+ Conference : Call for abstracts

The conference will present state-of-the art research and practical solutions that pave the way towards a low carbon built environment, with a focus on Nordic countries.

The conference will feature several outstanding keynote speakers from authorities within business and academia.   Abstract submission is open until 1st of Februry 2019!   We welcome abstracts from research and practice...

What is a Nearly zero energy building? Overview, implementation and comparison of definitions

The reduction of energy consumption in buildings is an important pillar of the European strategy to ensure that future climate and energy targets are reached.

This paper focuses on the definition of Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs) that represent one of the greatest opportunities to increase energy savings in Europe. As this term appears to be subject to different interpretations, the paper...

OVERVIEW | Zero-Energy Buildings: does the definition influence their design and implementation?

In the recast Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD, 2010/31/EU), the term Nearly Zero-Energy Building (commonly abbreviated as NZEB) was introduced and defined as a “building that has a very high energy...

New CoNZEBs report: Assessment and solutions for cost reduction in the design and construction process

The CoNZEBs team has completed the activity on the identification of potential cost reductions in the design and construction processes. The scientific partners and the housing organisations assessed the cost related to the design and...

Passive certified Office building "Aeroplis II"

Office building designed to use minimum energy and take what it needs from renewable sources, while offering optimal comfort for occupants – which was delivered in 06/2011

Aeropolis is an urban UFO. Its compact form sits square on street alignment south just to show it does belong there, discretely steps back west liberating a sunny plaza like a breather off the busy boulevard, and humbly aligns its cornice...

ABRACADABRA Webinar on Financial viability of nZEBs through AdoRes

ABRACADABRA invites you to the webinar on Financial viability of NZEBs through AdoRes: Abracadabra financial tools and lessons learnt to support the building energy revolution on January 31st, 2019,10:00-11:30 CET.  ...

FOR PASIV -7th Trade Fair for Low-energy, Passive and Zero-energy Buildings - Prague

The 7th FOR PASIV trade fair for low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, event held under the auspices of the prestigious insistutions in the country, will again present leading companies of the passive building sector

FOR PASIV is intended for all professionals and specialists in the sector, as well as for anyone who is interested in low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, be it young perspective people who are thinking about...

Renovating your home and fighting climate change at the same time is now affordable and more convenient thanks to the EU-funded ABRACADABRA project.

To know more about it, join its closing events in Brussels on 6-7 February 2019.   Tackling climate change and cutting greenhouse gas emissions, in order to prevent huge repercussions for the planet’s ecosystem,...