AZEB | Affordable Zero Energy Buildings

About AZEB

AZEB (Affordable Zero Energy Buildings) aims to achieve significant construction and lifecycle cost reductions of new NZEB’s through integral process optimization in all construction phases. Optimizing construction processes to fully integrate available solutions in the areas of process, technology and contracting is seen as the largest potential in lifecycle cost reduction. The project will create a common methodology for cost effective NZEB. In the 30-month AZEB project 8 partners from Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Germany, France and The Netherlands work together till end 2019.
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In 2018 for the second time running the Component Award will be awarded for ventilation solutions for residential buildings. You can join till 30 November.

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One of the first tasks within AZEB project has been the analysis of life cycle economic and environmental performance of existing ‘nearly zero energy buildings’.

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AZEB collects, develops and integrates existing solutions for cost effective NZEB’s The recently started EU project AZEB aims to achieve significant construction and lifecycle cost reductions of new nearly zero energy buildings

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In a summer atmosphere 19 representatives of 8 organizations in 6 countries met end June in Eindhoven in The Netherlands for a 2-day partner meeting. It was the first meeting of this 30-month project and the first time for many of them to finally meet each other in person.

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Politecnico Milano

Technical University Italy

Passive House Institute (PHI)

Research institute Germany

Oberon Konzeptbau

Contractor Bulgaria / Germany

Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL)

International contractor Spain


Housing corporation Spain


Private research institute of Spain


Private non-profit research institute France

DNA in de Bouw

Network sustainable SME contstruction and installation sector (NL) also project coordinator