Life-cycle cost and environmental assessment of nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) in four European countries

Ove Mørck*, Miriam Sanchez Mayoral Gutierrez, Kirsten Engelund Thomsen, Kim B. Wittchen

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Abstract

Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs) are required as the minimum standard for all new buildings in Europe by January 2021. These buildings should, according to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) [1], be cost optimal, i.e. the cost of constructing and operating the building over its lifetime should be at its minimum. The EU Horizon 2020 research project CoNZEBs, identify and assess technology solution sets that lead to significant cost reductions of new NZEBs in four EU member states. The project initially identified baseline costs for minimum energy performance buildings, NZEB and beyond NZEB in the four countries and then a number of solution sets with lower investment costs than those of typical NZEBs. The next step was to carry out life cycle cost and environmental assessment analyses on the identified solution sets and compare these to minimum energy performance, typical NZEB and beyond NZEB buildings. The results of this work for one of the countries – Denmark – is presented below as an example.
Original languageEnglish
Article number072005
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Volume609
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)1-6
ISSN1757-8981
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019
EventConference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings: Healthy Nearly Zero Energy Buildings - Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy
Duration: 5 Sep 20197 Sep 2019
Conference number: 10
https://www.iaqvec2019.org

Conference

ConferenceConference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings
Number10
LocationPolitecnico di Bari
CountryItaly
CityBari
Period05/09/201907/09/2019
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Keywords

  • life -cycle cost
  • life-cycle assessment
  • Cost Reduction
  • Low-energy buildings

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