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China Academy of Building Research NZEBuilding

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​The nearly zero energy building (NZEB) at the China Academy of Building Research (CABR) adhered to the design principle of "passive building, proactive optimization, economic and pragmatic". An ambitious annual energy consumption goal of 25 kWh/m².yr which include heating, cooling and lighting energy was set during the design phase without compromise of building function and indoor environment quality. The demonstration project integrated best available building energy conservation technologies, striving to build a signature NZEB project and establishing a foundation for the development of China’s NZEB standard (...)

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