NZEB - Near Zero-Energy Buildings

The new training programmes on deep energy retrofit developed by the Horizon 2020 project Fit-to-NZEB are uploaded and ready for use by any interested training institution.   This is the major outcome of the first year of the promising EU-financed project demonstration ambition to change the landscape in the vocational training and educational system as related to energy efficiency in the building sector in 7 focus countries – Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania, and even beyond.
Post date: 25 Oct 2018
Type: News

The European Commission has published a report on high energy performing buildings, showcasing EU funded innovation and market uptake projects.   A total of 24 projects funded under the Energy Efficiency part of the Horizon 2020 programme are presented, addressing three priority areas: deep renovation of existing buildings, new Nearly Zero-energy Buildings, and smart buildings.  
Post date: 25 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

Project concept CraftEdu develops innovative qualification and training schemes for craftsmen and on-site workers in the field of energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources in buildings. It creates learning materials and paves the way for sustainable offering of educational courses on nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB), targeting the establishing of a solid based for the practical implementation of the upcoming ambitious new building standards.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

Nearly 900 construction specialists have been trained by the Bulgarian Building Knowledge Hub (BKH), situated in the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG) in Sofia. The courses are conducted along more than 20 innovative training programs, addressing topical issues from the Bulgarian and European construction practice.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
Type: Event

This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "National nZEB penetration and building stock renovation (transformation) plan"
Post date: 18 Oct 2018
Type: Topic

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 methodology in order to evaluate the LCC with a particular focus on nZEBs.   Methodology adopted
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

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:
Post date: 20 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

Post date: 10 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

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, ZEBs generally refer to highly efficient buildings that use renewable technology to produce as much energy as they consume over the course of a year. The difficulty lies in the variety of metrics used to establish ‘zero’ energy or emissions, in addition to different energy consumption and production boundaries that make direct comparisons hard.
Post date: 10 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

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 and those of the neighboring countries to exchange ideas, innovations and insights on the latest trends in the energy-efficient and sustainable construction sector.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2018
Type: Event