Very low energy buildings

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2030 Palette - A resource for the design of zero-carbon, adaptable and resilient built environments

2030 Palette is a database of sustainable design principles, strategies and resources easily accessible for supporting new projects and renovations.   Why the 2030 Palette?   Over the next 15 years, an area equal to the entire...

CRAVEzero Life Cycle Tracker

The H2020 project CRAVEzero aims to increase the viability of nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB) through solutions and tools for supporting the cost reduction during the whole life cycle of the buildings. In particular, one of the backbones of the...

Net ZEB Evaluation Tool

The Net ZEB evaluation tool is an excel-based tool that enables energy balance, operating cost and load match index calculation for predefined selected definitions. The tool can be of assistance for different stakeholders; it aims at...

PassREg - Solutions Open Source

 The PassREg-Solutions Open Source is a Wiki database providing useful information supporting the local transition to zero energy construction. Inspired by the findings in frontrunner regions (Brussels, Hannover, Tyrol,...

EcoRenover

The EcoRenover web tool is a simple tool which can demonstrate to building owners that, in terms of cash-flow (monthly credit payments and energy costs), investing in an nZEB renovation is feasible or better compared to a minimal thermal...

WUFI Passive

WUFI Passive allows a double assessment of buildings based on the same building model. On the one hand a monthly energy balance method is used for the design and verification of buildings meeting the passive house criteria following EN...

Passive House Planning Package (PHPP 8) + designPH Tool

The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) is a design tool which enables architects and designers to professionally plan and optimise their Passive House design. PHPP, based for the large part on European norms, makes use...

ENTRANZE Online Scenario Tool

This tool performs calculated assumptions about the future deployment of nZEB and RES-H/C in the EU building stock while also assessing the corresponding costs, expenditures and benefits. The overall objective of the scenario development...

Building Efficiency Toolkit: Regions of Climate Action (R20)

The Building Efficiency Toolkit provides a roadmap for subnational governments to understand how to take immediate action by:Retrofitting existing buildings,Commissioning new green buildings, andPromulgating policies to promote building...

Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) Policy Comparative Tool

The Purpose of the Policy Comparative ToolThis interactive tool enables you to compare the dynamic energy efficiency policies for new buildings (residential and commercial). This tool reviews 25 state of the art building energy efficiency...