Nearly zero-energy buildings

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Abalone: a zero energy head office building

The head office of the company Abalone (human resources management) is really close to the zero energy level and should in the future have an over energetic production of 18.3 kWh/m²a. The construction works started in 2006. The building is located...
2 wind turbines models : - 3 wind turbine free standing (height 15 m – power 10 kW (each))  for a total yearly production of 45 MW/a) - 3 roof top wind turbines (height 3 m) total yearly production : 15 MWh/a Photovoltaic panels :...

Vous avez dit bâtiment à énergie positive ?

This slide presentation comments the concept of positive energy building. It provides information about their design, construction, commissioning and use. It shows how the aspects of energy (low energy needs covered by local renewable energy sources...

CECODHAS–Housing Europe launches new "POWER HOUSE" service to boost networking between the 39,000 affiliated housing providers throughout the EU

In their work to reduce energy consumption of stock, housing providers are coming across questions and doubts related to issues like access to finance, the best renewable energy source to use, etc. In response, POWER HOUSE EUROPE has been initiated...
This CECODHAS-Housing Europe led initiative is supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme now has an official on-line home at The new site provides space for organizations to upload case studies and an on...

National Platforms for co-operative and managed housing operators offer access to information and tools

  Why not see what the POWER HOUSE EUROPE National Platforms can do for you?  

Energy labelling of buildings in Lombardy

Web site of Energy Certification of buildings in Lombardy, managed by Cestec SpA on behalf of Lombardy Region

US National Laboratory to build net-zero building test facility

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will build and operate a new National User Facility for Net-Zero Energy Buildings using a $15.9 million in stimulus funds from the U.S. Department of Energy. This facility...

Symposium Passive House

The PassiveHouse Symposium was founded to facilitate the exchange of ideas, knowledge and progress in the field of energy efficient construction. This symposium offers a platform for speak ers all over Europe to share their knowledge on innovating...

Steering through the maze # 2: Net zero energy buildings: definitions, issues and experience

This is the second paper in a series of eceee guides to issues related to the recast of the EPBD. Updated September 2, 2009