NZEB - Near Zero-Energy Buildings

Fit-to-nZEB, a Horizon 2020 project continuing the legacy of the BUILD UP Skills Initiative within the Construction Skills topical area, aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in 7 European countries - Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations throughout EU.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

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 (2010/31/EU) has been in force since 2010 and helps consumers to make informed choices allowing them to save both energy and money.  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The building was built in 2018 and it hosts 1300 students in food and body-care professions. The floors develop a useful surface around 9,000 m² distributed in two wings flanking a central courtyard:   On the street side, the reception wing, of general and scientific education: The construction integrates the soft natural environmental technologies of the site with the will to be applied pedagogical support and lived of the sobriety for the energy transition.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Case

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, in hospitals, shops and at home, and the way we build and use our buildings directly impacts the quality and sustainability of our living environment.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

After acquiring 2 hectares of parcels that were formerly composed of scrap yards, the L'OREAL Group's Research & Innovation site has built (2018) its new research laboratory, the L6, with a twofold objective: environmental excellence and employee well-being.   Chemists, biochemists or biomechanics will join this new building of 5,000 m² spread over three levels.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Case

The report, prepared by the JRC (Joint Research Centre), presents an analysis of the current situation based on:  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

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.   C4E Forums are biannual events on energy efficiency with focus on Central and Eastern Europe context.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2019
Type: Link

This session will bring together experiences from four Horizon 2020 projects ( BIMplement , BIMCert , BIMeet , Net­UBIEP ) working with BIM as a training tool and developing qualification frameworks in order to deliver a high quality performing built result.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Building Simulation is the premier international event in the field of building performance simulation. An exceptional opportunity to share information about simulation tools and applications, present and get updates about recent achievements and new developments in the research, illustrate case studies and share best practices, join special programs for students and practitioners, network during session and social programs.  
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: Event

The EU has boldly led global action on energy efficiency in buildings. Across the region, a giant industry is mobilising to deliver a  new  generation  of nearly  zero  energy buildings from  2021.   
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: Event