Nearly zero-energy buildings

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Spreadsheet with LCCs: a database for benchmarking actual NZEB life-cycle costs of the case studies

The EPBD recast established that all new buildings have to reach by the end of 2020 the nZEB target set by the Member States. The scope of this report is to provide a CRAVEzero cost spreadsheet, implementing a comprehensive and structured...
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ZERO-PLUS newsletter #9 - September 2018

This is the ninth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include: Video with construction progress in the French...
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Structured repository of existing LCC calculation tools

Which are the main inputs/outputs of a Life Cycle Cost calculation tool? Which tool hould I use according to the purpose of my evaluation? The selection of the proper calculation tool for the LCC evaluation is crucial for a cost-effective...

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New report on Zero Energy Building definitions and policy activity

IPEEC’s Buildings Energy Efficiency Task Group (BEET) has just released its seventh publication on energy efficiency in the buildings sector, BEET 7, which focuses on zero energy or emissions buildings (ZEBs). While the precise term varies...
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KLIMAHOUSE, Tradeshow for Energy Efficiency and Building Sustainability

Klimahouse takes place from 23rd to 26th of January 2019 in Bolzano, a town in the heart of South Tyrol and Middle Europe.   The strategic location of the trade show provides the perfect meeting point for Italian companies...
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Navarra constructs over 500 energy efficient homes for social housing

The region of Navarra is building over 500 nearly zero-energy building (NZEB) units to provide affordable and energy efficient homes for their citizens. Nearly zero-energy buildings have very low energy consumption due to their design and...
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Cost Efficient Options and Financing Mechanisms for nearly Zero Energy Renovation of existing Building Stock

This publishable report integrates all the knowledge gained from the CERtuS project in an easy-to-use hand book that aims to inform the CERtuS target groups and the wider public about the Project achievements. It is addressed principally...
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RELaTED, a flexible approach to the deployment and conversion of DH networks to low temperature

District heating (DH) systems are key systems for the de-carbonization of heating energy in European Cities. In order to allow for this transition, while guaranteeing competitive energy costs, conversion of DHs is required. DH operation...