Photovoltaics and Building Efficiency towards a Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB)

According to statistics, 40% of the energy consumption in Europe comes from the building sector. This led the European Commis (...)


Climate impact of new buildings much too high, finds BPIE analysis

A failure to decarbonise newly constructed buildings could prevent the EU from achieving its climate targets for 2030 and (...)


The make-or-break decade: Making the EPBD fit for 2030

  The make-or-break decade: Making the EPBD fit for 2030 This new policy briefing by the Buildings Performance Institute (...)


Nearly Zero: A review of EU Member State implementation of new build requirements

Since the beginning of 2021, all new buildings constructed within the EU must be nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEBs), accord (...)


ManagEnergy Expert Mission to Lyon, in France

Read about the ManageEnergy Expert Mission To ALEC Lyon – the local energy agency of the Lyon Municipality – which was comple (...)


"Antonio Brancati" Middle School

This building was awarded the Energy & Temperate Climates Prize at the international level and a mention for the Sustainable (...)


Τhe third booklet of ZERO-PLUS

Τhe third booklet of ZERO-PLUS has been published! The Project’s results are described emphasizing on the case studies of (...)


Summary and presentations of the German CoNZEBs Event available

On 13 June 2019 the national German CoNZEBs event was held in Saalbau Gutleut in Frankfurt. More than 110 practitioners (...)


CoNZEBs report: Life-cycle assessment of multi-family houses with different energy performance levels

The team of the EU Horizon 2020 project CoNZEBs has completed a follow-up activity to the identification of potential techni (...)


Solution Sets and Technologies for NZEBs

The CoNZEBs team has identified potential technical solution sets that can reduce cost in the construction process for (...)


From nearly-zero energy buildings to net-zero energy districts. Lessons learned from existing EU projects

The report, prepared by the JRC (Joint Research Centre), presents an analysis of the current situation based on:   an (...)


Better buildings for a better future - Eurima's action plan for a sustainable building stock by 2050

Buildings are critical to our health and well-being: Most of us spend up to 90 percent of the day in the office, at school (...)


AZEB method makes affordable energy neutral building reality

PRESS RELEASE: At the moment many (nearly) zero energy buildings (nZEBs) face a surplus in investment costs in relation (...)


Near Zero Energy settlements – reducing the cost barrier to market uptake of NZEB

The event "Near Zero Energy settlements – reducing the cost barrier to market uptake of NZEB "is organised by the ZERO (...)


Achieve Better Buildings! Passive House Conference in Heidelberg, May 3-4

The “Achieve Bet­ter Build­ings!” Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place in ad­di­tion to this year’s In­ter­na­tion­a (...)