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3rd Architecture Week

  • 10:47 - 16 August, 2016
3rd Architecture Week
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workshop of 3rd Architecture Week

Workshop of the 3rd Architecture Week near zero energy buildings, towards energy communities, set in Barcelona , Spain.

Workshop Outline

1- Existing definitions for nearly zero-energy buildings in the Member State :

  • Identification of existing concepts for (nearly) zero-energy buildings.
  • Development of a comparative taxonomy.
  •  Practical application of the nearly zero-energy definition.

2- National plans for increasing the number of nearly zero-energy (or beyond) buildings :

  • Identification of existing plans.
  • Analysis of existing plans.
  • Identification of common elements and recommendations for a harmonized reporting format.

3- Benchmarks for nearly zero-energy buildings for different European climate zones and analytical framework for assessing national plans and definitions :

  • Development of representative benchmarks for nearly zero-energy buildings.
  • Analytical framework for analyzing national plans.

4- Analysis of the link and consistency between the definition of nearly zero-energy performance of buildings and the cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements :

  • Assessment of technological and cost gap (new buildings).
  • Assessment of technological and cost gap (existing buildings).
  • Identification of the particular role of renewable energy technologies.
  • Specifics around maximum contribution of renewable energy.

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Cite: "3rd Architecture Week" 16 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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