Nearly Zero Energy Buildings will be the European standard in 2021.

The challenge is big, but it can be done! Forerunners from all over Europe are showing us the way. 

Visit today the buildings of tomorrow


NZEB Open Doors Days were organised in Belgium, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary, France, Malta, Slovenia, Poland in fall 2013 and 2014. 25,870 people visited 1,440 state of the art exemplary buildings and got non-commercial hands-on-experience with nearly zero energy buildings – sharing living, working and building experiences of the owners and builders.

Building owners got a unique chance to visit an exemplary building, talk to the house owner and got to know first hand everything about energy performance of buildings. No sales talk, but real experiences on low energy building in practice.

Buildings occupied by public authorities frequently visited by the public set an example by showing that environmental and energy considerations are being taken into account. They showed how to lead by example and how to implement the EPBD requirements.

92,5% of the visitors were pleased with the information heard. 76,5% of the visitors said they would implement good practices and build to NZEB standards themselves by 2020

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15/05/2015 - Ireland: NZEB Open Doors Ireland 2015 is well underway. Contact us to stay informed.

05/03/2015 - Sweden: 935 visitors took part in the Open Doors campaign in Sweden. 60 buildings were exhibited in total.

20/01/2014 - Malta: Due to the large demand an extra Open Doors Malta Bus Tour is organised on Friday 6 February 2015 10:00-16:30

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