Nearly zero-energy buildings

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ZERO-PLUS: Achieving near Zero and positive energy settlements in Europe

ZERO-PLUS is a Project focusing on achieving near Zero and positive energy settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology. Its goal is to provide the market with an innovative, yet readily implementable system for Near Zero Energy...

Barcelona Building Construmat BB CONSTRUMAT'19

At BBConstrumat, we innovate, promote, share and accompany the sector for it to grow.

Together, we build what's next!


"We are the benchmark trade fair in the international construction industry. Since 2015, we have been mobilising and accompanying the construction industry towards a new growth and sustainable development model, based on digitalization,...

Fit-to-NZEB: a training tool to enhance knowledge and skills on NZEB

Fit-to-NZEB is an Horizon 2020 project dedicated to improve the knowledge and skills of the building professionals to deliver quality renovations works with significant energy saving impact.
The FIT-TO-NZEB project aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in all participating countries - Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Austria and Greece - ...

Incorporating buildings actions in Nationally Determined Contributions: a guide from GABC

Incorporating fundable buildings sector Green House Gas (GHG) emission mitigation actions in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

The buildings sector contributes nearly 40% to global energy-related annual GHG emissions (IEA/UNEP, 2018). Final energy demand from buildings is predicted to increase 50% by 2050 compared with 2015 levels under business as usual scenarios...

Sans-Souci project, Brussels, Belgium

The Ixelles municipality of Brussels gave new life to a sizeable and unstructured inner space of a large city block with the development of a housing and equipment complex with outstanding sustainability and energy efficiency performances.

The Sans-Souci project is remarkable for its scope and for its scale of intervention: the plot is about 300 meters long and 100 meters wide, which is equivalent to the area of 3 classical-small-size city blocks of the Brussels.   The...

Passive Witness House CLK, Luxembourg

Smart Building winner - Green Solutions Awards 2018

Being heavily involved in passive constructions, we wanted to create a thoughtful and sustainable building. We equipped our control house with a complete EnOcean wireless home automation system. This innovative technology works without any...

1st Nordic ZEB+ Conference : Call for abstracts

The conference will present state-of-the art research and practical solutions that pave the way towards a low carbon built environment, with a focus on Nordic countries.

The conference will feature several outstanding keynote speakers from authorities within business and academia.   Abstract submission is open until 1st of Februry 2019!   We welcome abstracts from research and practice...

What is a Nearly zero energy building? Overview, implementation and comparison of definitions

The reduction of energy consumption in buildings is an important pillar of the European strategy to ensure that future climate and energy targets are reached.

This paper focuses on the definition of Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs) that represent one of the greatest opportunities to increase energy savings in Europe. As this term appears to be subject to different interpretations, the paper...