Nearly zero-energy buildings

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SAFE-PUR project

Disruptive polyurethane foams with improved passive fire protection to increase energy efficiency & safety in buildings, houses and transport. PUR for improved thermal insulation   Energy consumption from...

SSHARE project

Self-sufficient humidity to electricity Innovative Radiant Adsorption System Toward Net Zero Energy Buildings European technology and creativity for net-zero buildings   Amid rising energy prices, energy independence, and the impact...

Insupanel project

Building the Green Way: Wide take-up of a versatile, proven, energy and cost efficient insulation technology   The objective of the INSUPANEL, project was born out of the demand from both society and current construction regulations to...

The FIT-TO-NZEB Project

CONCEPT   Reaching of the 2020 and 2030 energy and climate objectives represents a major challenge to the construction sector, which needs to be ready to deliver high energy performing renovations and, in particular,...

Energy performance of buildings directive

The Energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD) is, together with the Energy efficiency directive, the main legislative instruments to promote the energy performance of buildings and to boost renovation within the EU.   The EPBD (2010...

Training of skills for 21st century - materials from C4EForum2018

As examples of this month's BUILD UP topic "New skills for energy efficiency in buildings" you can view the presentations and key findings from a C4EForum 2018 panel session Training of skills for 21st century. ...

SMARTER Finance for Families project

The project uses comprehensive Green Homes certifications to assess and recognize top performing residential projects incorporating sustainable construction principles.    Evidence from financial and technical modeling have proven that...

BIPVBOOST project: bringing down costs of multifunctional building- integrated photovoltaic

Building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technology has the potential to significantly contribute to the achievement of the demanding energy efficiency targets set by the EU, however, its market uptake has been hindered in the past years by...

ReCO2ST project, a research program aiming to better building & living

ReCO2ST applies an easy 3-step approach to building renovations, resulting in major savings and heightened standards of living, at a near-zero energy coefficient.   First, our interactive Refurbishment Assessment Tool (RAT) provides the...

CoNZEBs (Cost reduction of new Nearly Zero-Energy buildings) project

CoNZEBs identifies and assesses technology solution sets that lead to significant cost reductions of new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings. The focus of the project is on multi-family houses. Close cooperation with housing associations allows...