The project Next-Buildings (Next Zero Energy Buildings at lowest Cost by using Competitive Sustainable Technology), funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, is about the demonstration of very low energy buildings. In all demonstrations, the ambition is net zero carbon/energy or better (active or plus-energy house).
Post date: 15 aoû 2017
The Interreg Europe ZEROCO2 project aims to:
Post date: 10 aoû 2017
To further support the energy transition in the building sector, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy have launched a funding initiative entitled “Solar Building / Energy-Efficient City”. More than 60 consortia from municipal administrations, research institutes and companies have applied for government funding.
Post date: 7 aoû 2017
48th International Congress and Exhibition on Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
Towards healthy, sustainable and resilient buildings, settlements and cities with zero CO2 emission
Post date: 27 juin 2017
the report From Thousands to Billions - Coordinated Action towards 100% Net Zero Carbon Buildings By 2050
, the WorldGBC calls for a dramatic and ambitious transformation towards a completely zero carbon built environment, through the dual goals of:
All new buildings must operate at net zero carbon from 2030
100% of buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2050
Post date: 15 juin 2017
After months of public consultation, the City of Sydney has fast-tracked the adoption of an action plan that will help it achieve net zero emissions by 2050, tackle waste and water usage, and scale up renewable energy use.
On 28 March 2017, the City of Sydney adopted an action plan that its leaders says will help it achieve carbon neutrality and ensure that half of its energy comes from renewable energy by 2050.
Post date: 12 avr 2017
On 10 November 2016, the second Buildings Day at the UNFCCC COP22 took place in Marrakech. Morocco, organised by the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC).
Post date: 14 nov 2016
Eight teams in the second annual ASHRAE Lowdown Showdown worked to find the right dose of designing and modelling to get a health care facility to net zero or below.
Post date: 26 aoû 2016
On June 28, 2016, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) launched a new project aiming to ensure that all buildings are “net zero” by 2050.
The project involves eight green building councils from Australia, Brazil, Canada, German, India, the Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden initially, and Architecture 2030 as lead partner to provide technical expertise.
Post date: 28 juin 2016
Terms like "net zero energy", "zero net energy", "net zero carbon" or "EQuilibrium" buildings are in widespread use. But these terms have different meaning and are poorly understood, even though several IEA countries have adopted them as goal of their building energy policies.
IEA SHC project "Task 40" aims at filling this gap with a clear definition and international agreement on the measures of building performance that could inform "zero energy" building policies, programmes and industry adoption.
Post date: 6 déc 2012