Inspiring examples from all over Europe

There are already many inspiring examples of nearly zero energy buildings all over Europe. A taste of what you might visit this fall in other EU countries:

Austria

Single-family house
New build (2008)
Energy performance indicator ("useful heating indicator"): 28 kWh/m² a
Single family house
New build (2005)
Energy performance indicator ("useful heating indicator"): 5 kWh/m² a
Single-family house
Refurbishment (2003, initial construction: 1967)
Energy performance indicator ("useful heating indicator"): 41 kWh/m² a
Public building (vocational school)
New build and refurbishment (2010)
Energy performance indicator (heat demand indicator): 21 kWh/m² a
Office building
New build (2012)/Refurbishment (2012, initial construction: 2004)
Energy performance indicator (heat demand indicator): 9 kWh/m² a

Belgium-Flanders

Single familiy house
New building
K-value: 18; E-value 29
Single family house
Refurbishment
27 kWh/m2 year
Multiflat building
Refurbishment
21 kWh/m2 year
Passive school
New building
15 kWh/m2 year
Single familiy house
Straw bale construction
K-value: 14


Belgium-Wallonia


France

Minergie School 

Extension

Energy consumption 30.5 kWh / m2 year

Multiflat appartment building

New building

Energy consumption: 38 kWh/m2 year

Single Family House

Renovation

Reinforced insulation

Offices

New building

BBC

Single Family House 

New building

Energy consumption 15 kWh/m2 year


Germany

Single-Family-House
New building
+ 2,82 kWh/m2/a
School
Refurbishment
117,8 kWh/m2/a
Multi-Family-House
Refurbishment
20 kWh/m2/a
Office building
New building
Zero energy house
Multi-Family-House
New building
15 kWh/m2/a


Hungary

Detached house 
Refurbishment
Energy consumption: 58 kWh/m2/year
Passive detached house 
New building
Energy consumption: 13 kWh/m2/year
Detached house 
Refurbishment
Energy consumption: 120 kWh/m2/year
Passive offices
New building
Energy consumption: 15 kWh/m2/year
Detached house
New building
Energy consumption: 21 kWh/m2/year


Ireland

Carlow
Single family house
Refurbishment
(2011, initial construction:1970)
Primary energy: 7 kWh/m² a
Single family house
EnerPHit Refurbishment
(2012, initial
construction:1955)
Primary energy: 51.2 kWh/m² a
Single-family house
New build (2012)
Passive House
Primary Energy: 24 kWh/m² a
Office building
New build (2012)
Primary Energy:
99kWh/m² a
Nursing Home Extension to Passive
House standard(2012)
Primary Energy:  74.6 kWh/m² a

Malta

Single-family house

PV Off-Grid System
Wind Turbine Installation
Grey water installation

Office Building

LEED Silver certification
BMS
rainwater re-harvesting
energy efficient lighting
Solar thermal, PV

Office Building

BREEM certification
air conditioning
air ventilation
heat recovery units

Commercial Building

SMARTCOOL’S ESM™
heating boiler conversion to gas
lighting control system
reverse osmosis, wastewater treatment plant

Single-family house

PV
Solar thermal gas boiler combination


Poland

Slovenia

Building type: Single-family house
Year of construction: 2009
Location: Ig
QNH/Au (PHPP'07) = 14 kWh/m² a
Building type: Single-family house
Year of construction: 2013
Location: Medvode
QNH/Au (PHPP'07) = 14 kWh/m² a
Building type: Multi-dwelling building
Year of construction: 2012
Location: Ljubljana
QNH/Au (PHPP'07) = 15 kWh/m² a
Building type: Kindergarten
Year of construction: 2010
Location: Preddvor
QNH/Au (PHPP'07) = 25 kWh/m² a
Building type: Kindergarten
Year of construction: 2013
Location: Moravče
QNH/Au (PHPP'07) = 15 kWh/m² a


Sweden

 SAR Eva Kellander. Foto Energikontor Sydost Foto Gunnar Thernström Foto Patrik Hjelm Foto Ingemar Arvidsson
Detached house 
New building
Energy consumption: 85 kWh/m2/year
Detached house 
New building
Energy consumption: 45 kWh/m2/year
Library - public house
New building
Energy consumption: 40 kWh/m2/year
University building
New building
Energy consumption: 95 kWh/m2/year
Detached house
New building
Energy consumption: 36 kWh/m2/year

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