European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment



Nearly Zero Energy Building in Portugalete Basque Country, Spain

The Housing Department of the Basque Government is promoting a social dwelling building in Portugalete as a demonstration project of nearly zero energy buildings (NZEB).



Country

Spain

Start Date

May 2013

End Date

December 2014

Website

www.buildsmart-energy.eu

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The Housing Department of the Basque Government is promoting a social dwelling building in Portugalete as a demonstration project of nearly zero energy buildings (NZEB). The building will be partially funded by the Buildsmart project. The high energy performance of the building is based on an optimized architectonic design (solar gains, insulation levels and thermal mass), the integration of active innovative envelope elements (trombe wall and active curtain wall) and RES and DG technology deployment. The Optimized control of systems and active envelope elements plays also a key role.

Contacts
Organisation

EVE - Basque Country Energy Agency

Project contact

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