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Zero energy building

A building with a net energy consumption of zero over a typical year, because the energy provided by onsite renewable energy sources is equal to the energy used. Buildings approaching this goal may be called near zero energy build-ings or ultra-low-energy buildings.
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DEWA's stand will also feature a model of its new headquarters named Al-Sheraa, which will be the tallest, largest, and smartest government net zero-energy building in the world.
A zero-energy building produces enough renewable energy to meet its own annual energy consumption requirements, thereby reducing the use of non-renewable energy in the construction sector.
The best example for this system is the Net Zero-Energy Building in Singapore by BCA.
Nowadays passive house and nearly zero-energy building have been a hot issue for the sustainable building design and construction (Jurgen Schnieders, 2006).
Summary: A sneak peek into India's first zero-energy building.
The zero-energy building needs approximately 50 percent less power than comparable buidlings in the region.
The award presentation ceremony was also interspersed by a case study on Eco Haus - a modern zero-energy building. Martin Werminghausen, Architect and Urban Planner, Head of Department and Dean of Urban Design and Architec- ture at Gutech spoke about how zero-energy buildings can reduce high per capita energy consumption of fossil fuels.
A zero-energy building is a building with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually.
The zero-energy building in Greater Noida outside of New Delhi, India was awarded Platinum in the category New Construction.
When energy efficiency measures are successfully combined with on-site renewable energy sources, and the energy consumption is equal (or nearly) to the energy production, then the output achieved can be referred to as " near net zero energy " or " net zero-energy building " [1].
Now midway through the four-year program, Lewis is working on a zero-energy building project.
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