Nearly zero-energy buildings

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The 14th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter has been released

Take a look at the latest news of the ZERO-PLUS Project and stay tuned for the upcoming newsletter!   14th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter

Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements using Advanced Energy Technology

The settlements are located in Cyprus, France, Italy and the UK and consist of different typologies of residential buildings. They are now occupied and a monitoring phase is ongoing to collect data on their energy and environmental performances and...

The 14th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter has been released

Take a look at the latest news of the ZERO-PLUS Project and stay tuned for the upcoming newsletter!   14th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter

Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements using Advanced Energy Technology

The settlements are located in Cyprus, France, Italy and the UK and consist of different typologies of residential buildings. They are now occupied and a monitoring phase is ongoing to collect data on their energy and environmental...

ReCO2ST newsletter #4

#4 newsletter of ReCO2ST project is out!   Here are the contents: ReCO2ST demo sites’ news: London, Vevey, Cadiz, Frederikshavn) ReCO2ST Publications Latest activities: 5th Progress...

OVERVIEW | nZEB policies and the support tools in eCentral project target countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary)

Currently, buildings account for 40% of total energy consumption and around 75% of them are energy inefficient, with an annual renovating rate around 0.4-1.2%. EU has established legislative frameworks as EPBD (directive 2010/31/EU and...

OVERVIEW | From nearly-Zero to Plus Energy Buildings

The 2030 Framework for climate and energy sets a 40% cut in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions compared to the 1990 level as an EU-wide target for 2030. To this end, the European Union (EU) has established clear legislative frameworks to...

EIB and Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios join forces to boost energy efficiency projects in Spain and Portugal

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI) are set to finance green investments in Iberia ranging from the refurbishment of existing buildings to the construction of Nearly Zero-Energy properties.  These...

Estonia has the most energy efficient new nearly zero energy buildings

A recent study carried out by an international group of building scientists showed that Estonia is among the countries with the most energy efficient buildings in Europe.   Among the analysis of NZEB energy performance of buildings in four...

Liquid windows and the energy-efficient buildings of tomorrow

They look like ordinary windows but they're not. Inside each pane, there is a continuous flow of distilled water and glycol. The windows have been designed by researchers and architects working to create the energy-efficient buildings of...