Very low energy buildings

CA EPBD Database of publications

Over the years, the CA EPBD has been collecting a wealth of information useful to EPBD national policy experts and other stakeholders. The most recent key public outputs of the CA EPBD are now gathered in the present database of publications, which...

FME Research Centre on Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (ZEN)

What do they do? At the ZEN Research Centre, they conduct research on zero emission neighbourhoods (ZEN) in smart cities. Their goal is to develop solutions for future buildings and neighbourhoods with no greenhouse gas emissions and thereby...

Clima-Host: innovative solutions for climate protection and energy efficiency in the hotel and catering industry

The alpine-wide contest “ClimaHost – Climate protection and energy efficiency in hotel and restaurants” was launched on 7 June by the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety...

Mission Innovation Champions: a programme to celebrate innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution.

Mission Innovation Champions is a new programme to celebrate innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. This programme will recognize exceptional researchers and innovators who are developing novel ways of...

ABRACADABRA project: call for case study buildings

ABRACADABRA is the acronym of a title summarizing the project’s strategy: Assistant Buildings’ addition to Retrofit, Adopt, Cure And Develop the Actual Buildings up to zeRo energy, Activating a market for deep renovation....

Here's how Paris is building the eco-community of the future

Every so often, an environmentally friendly building gives us a glimpse of the low-carbon future so many climate plans envision. With the development of Clichy-Batignolles, the city of Paris has created a groundbreaking eco-village filled...

REZBUILD project

  REfurbishment decision making platform through advanced technologies for near Zero energy BUILDing renovation     The main aim of this project, funded by the Horizon2020 Programme of the European Commission, is to...

iBROAD project

  Individual Building Renovation Roadmaps - My path towards an energy efficient home     iBRoad project, funded by the Horizon 2020 European programme, aims at exploring, designing, developing and demonstrating the...

aspern + Wiener Seestadt

Schwerpunkte des größten Stadtentwicklungsprojekts in Europa sind die Themenfelder öffentlicher Raum und Mikroklima sowie die gebäudeübergreifende Energieversorgung. Landmark-Projekte werden in den Bereichen Wohngebäude, Büro- /...

Sustainable quarter "Aspern"

The development concept for the new quarter in Vienna (a former airfield) demands a great deal of sustainability: overall energy strategy, sustainability criteria as financial incentives for applicants for building permits and...