Zero-Energy Design: an approach to make your building sustainable

Reduction of energy consumption of buildings is an important step in the move towards a sustainable built environment. How can buildings be made net zero-energy, in different climates?

This course introduces you to zero-energy design. It will teach you a stepped approach to design a zero-energy climate concept for existing buildings: homes, schools, offices, shops etc. It will demonstrate how an integrated approach, which takes into account both passive measures (such as thermal insulation and sunshading) and active measures (such as heat pumps and photovoltaic panels), can deliver the best results.

It will do so by providing you with an overview of possible measures, and through reviewing several case studies of zero-energy buildings in the Netherlands, with lessons for other climates as well. Thus, you will learn which measures are most suitable for individual buildings under local climate conditions. 

This course is for anyone interested in making buildings more energy efficient, professionally or privately, who already possess basic technical knowledge. The MOOC is free to enrol and follow, no obligations!

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woensdag, 3 april, 2019
van 00:00 uur


TU Delft
Mekelweg 5
2628 CD, Delft