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nearly Zero energy Neighborhoods

Objective

Large scale implementation of building renovation actions is affected by a number of barriers of diverse nature. The need for complex agreements, long returns of investment and the fact that often buildings with the worst performance belong to social low income groups unable to afford comprehensive renovation are amongst the main factors hindering the massive adoption of low or nearly zero energy building renovation (nZEBR) actions. Joint analysis of these barriers clearly show the need for adoption of holistic approaches in such renovation processes in order to achieve successful implementation at a large scale. Medium-low income groups are in the focus of the case studies of this project. Consequently, the main challenges for energy renovation processes at neighbourhood scale addressed by the ZenN project are:

• Technical challenges

• Financial challenges

• Property Structure

Taking the definition of these challenges as a starting point, the project focuses on the following objectives:

• Demonstrate the feasibility of innovative low energy renovation processes for buildings at the neighbourhood scale

• Identify, optimize and disseminate the most promising management and financial schemes to facilitate large scale replication

• Layout, improve and launch ambitious replication plans in the local and regional scales

Call for proposal

FP7-2012-NMP-ENV-ENERGY-ICT-EeB
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Coordinator

FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Bizkaia Astondo Bidea Edificio 700
48160 Derio (Bizkaia)
Spain

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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Francisco Rodriguez (Mr.)

Participants (11)

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
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Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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Research Organisations
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Gilles Fanget (Mr.)
COMMUNE DE GRENOBLE
France
Address
11 Boulevard Jean Pain
38021 Grenoble

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Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
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Perrine Flouret (Ms.)
IVL SVENSKA MILJOEINSTITUTET AB
Sweden
Address
Po Box 21060
100 31 Stockholm

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Mats Ridner (Mr.)
MALMO STAD
Sweden
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August Palm Plats 1
200 42 Malmo

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åsa Gonner (Ms.)
STIFTELSEN SINTEF
Norway
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Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim

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Bjørn Skjold Iversen (Mr.)
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
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Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Brit Gullvåg (Ms.)
OSLO KOMMUNE
Norway
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Radhuset
0037 Oslo

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Lene Lad Johansen (Ms.)
CONSEJERIA DE DESARROLLO ECONÓMICO, SOSTENIBILIDAD Y MEDIO AMBIENTE. EUSKO JAURLARITZA-GOBIERNO VASCO
Spain
Address
C/donostia-san Sebastian, 1
01010 Vitoria-gasteiz

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Maria Fernandez Urcey (Mrs.)
AYUNTAMIENTO DE EIBAR
Spain
Address
Plaza Unzaga 1
20600 Eibar

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Administrative Contact
Unai Ochandiano (Mr.)
DEBA BEHEKO GARAPEN EKONOMIKORAKO ELKARTEA - SOCIEDAD PARA EL DESARROLLO ECONOMICO DEL BAJO DEBA SA
Spain
Address
Pol Indtl Azitain 3 B
20600 Eibar

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Other
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Mª Luisa Urizar (Ms.)
ASM - CENTRUM BADAN I ANALIZ RYNKUSPOLKA Z OGRANICZONA ODPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA
Poland
Address
Ul. Grunwaldzka 5
99 301 Kutno

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Administrative Contact
Aleksandra Oleksik (Mrs.)