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  • Greenhouse gas balances in Zero Emission Buildings – Electricity conversion factors revisited 

    Andresen, Inger; Lien, Kristian Myklebust; Berker, Thomas; Sartori, Igor (ZEB Project report;37, Research report, 2017)
    Reduction of energy use and GHG emissions in the building sector is a high priority. The EU 2050 roadmap that was established in 2010, states that to achieve a global warming of less than 2°C in this century, Europe should ...
  • Zero Village Bergen. Energy system analysis 

    Sartori, Igor; Skeie, Kristian; Sørnes, Kari; Andresen, Inger (ZEB Project report;40, Research report, 2018)
    Based on discussions with the project partners, three possible solutions have been investigated for the energy system of Zero Village Bergen: 1. District Heating (DH) 2. Biomass fired Combined Heat and Power (Bio ...
  • Guidelines on energy system analysis and cost optimality in early design of ZEB 

    Sartori, Igor; Løtveit, Sjur V.; Skeie, Kristian (ZEB Project report;41, Research report, 2018)
    This report presents a set of guidelines to assist building designers in a methodological approach to analysis of energy systems in the early design phase of zero emission buildings. The guidelines are meant to accompany ...
  • Pilot Building Powerhouse Kjørbo. As Built Report 

    Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Andresen, Inger; Walnum, Harald Taxt; Alonso, Maria Justo; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Jenssen, Bjørn; Rådstoga, Olav; Hegli, Tine; Fjeldheim, Henning (ZEB Project report;35, Research report, 2017)
    Powerhouse Kjørbo, located in Sandvika near Oslo, consists of two office blocks from the 1980´s that have been upgraded to energy-efficient and modern offices. The Powerhouse goal is that the refurbished buildings over ...
  • ZEB pilot house Larvik. As Built Report 

    Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Andresen, Inger; Kristjansdottir, Torhildur; Amundsen, Harald; Edwards, Kristian (ZEB Project report;33, Research report, 2017)
    This report describes the ZEB pilot house Larvik, which was constructed during the autumn 2014. The ZEB pilot house is a two-storey single-family residential building situated near Larvik, Norway. The building was designed ...
  • ZEB pilot Heimdal high school and sports hall. Design phase report 

    Schlanbusch, Reidun Dahl; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Andresen, Inger; Wigenstad, Tore; Mjønes, Torger (ZEB Project report;34, Research report, 2017)
    This report summarizes and documents the pre-project competition and design phase life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Heimdal pilot building project. The report describes the calculation methodologies; including ...
  • Casebeskrivelser av fire norske ZEB pilotbygg – byggeprosess og brukerevaluering 

    Moum, Anita; Hauge, Åshild Lappegard; Thomsen, Judith (ZEB Project report;31, Research report, 2017)
  • Four Norwegian Zero Emission Pilot Buildings – Building Process and User Evaluation 

    Moum, Anita; Hauge, Åshild Lappegard; Thomsen, Judith (ZEB Project report;30, Research report, 2017)
    About ZEB The Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB), Norway (, funds the research work presented in this report. ZEB is a national centre dedicated to research, innovation, and implementation within ...
  • The Visund office building, Haakonsvern, Bergen. As-built report 

    Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Mysen, Mads; Andresen, Inger; Hårklau, Bjarte; Lunde, Arild (ZEB Project report;36, Research report, 2017)
    The Visund office building is a pilot project within the Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB) in Norway. The building has 2031 m2 of heated floor area and is located at Haakonsvern, about 15 km from the centre ...
  • ZEB Pilot Campus Evenstad. Administration and educational building. As-built report 

    Wiik, Marianne Rose Kjendseth; Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Selvig, Eivind; Cervenka, Zdena; Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Andresen, Inger (ZEB Project report;36, Research report, 2017)
    This report describes the new ZEB Campus Evenstad pilot administration and educational building. The report summarizes and documents the as-built phase life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the administration and ...
  • Evaluation of Simplified Space-Heating Hydronic Distribution for Norwegian Passive Houses 

    Georges, Laurent; Alonso, Maria Justo; Woods, Ruth; Wen, Kang; Håheim, Fredrik; Liu, Peng; Berge, Magnar; Thalfeldt, Martin (ZEB Project report;39, Research report, 2017)
    This technical report combines research results from the Norwegian Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB) and a competence project about simplified hydronic distribution funded by Husbanken. In the Norwegian ...
  • Energioppgradering av norske boliger – Evaluering av scenariorapporter og forslag til virkemidler 

    Klinski, Michael; Hauge, Åshild Lappegard; Godbolt, Åsne Lund; Skeie, Kristian Stenerud (ZEB Project report;32, Research report, 2017)
  • Households on the rebound. Factors Increasing and Decreasing Rebound Effects in Norwegian Households 

    Throndsen, William; Berker, Thomas (ZEB Project report;4, Research report, 2012)
    This is a report on a study conducted in the spring of 2011 to examine the cultural and social conditions associated with rebound effects on the household level. The goal of the study was to conduct an empirical, qualitative ...
  • Economic Feasibility and Zero Emission Buildings 

    Solli, Jøran; Berker, Thomas (ZEB Project report;19, Research report, 2014)
  • Life Cycle GHG Emissions of Material Use in the Living Laboratory 

    Inman, Marianne Rose; Wiberg, Aoife Houlihan (ZEB Project report;24, Research report, 2015)
    This report documents the design and construction of the ZEB Living Laboratory in Trondheim; with a view to better understand the implication of design choices on embodied material emissions. Accordingly, the material ...
  • Zero Village Bergen. Aggregated loads and PV generation profiles 

    Sartori, Igor; Merlet, Stanislas; Thorud, Bjørn; Haug, Thorbjørn; Andresen, Inger (ZEB Project report;28, Research report, 2016)
    The main findings can be summarized as follows: •The aggregated annual thermal load is approximately the same as the electric load (3.3 GWh) for the entire Zero Village Bergen; •The aggregated annual PV generation (2.9 ...
  • A Norwegian ZEB Definition Guideline 

    Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Schlanbusch, Reidun Dahl; Sørnes, Kari; Inman, Marianne Rose; Andresen, Inger (ZEB Project report;29, Research report, 2016)
    The objective of this report is to provide a comprehensive and consistent guideline for the Norwegian definition of Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB) and the associated calculation methodologies. The guidelines described in ...
  • Field Measurements – Heat Pump Systems in NZEB 

    Stene, Jørn; Alonso, Maria Justo (ZEB Project report;27, Research report, 2016)
    The IEA Heat Pump Programme (HPP) Annex 40 "Heat Pump Concepts for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings" deals with the application of heat pumps as core component of the HVAC system for Nearly or Net Zero energy buildings (NZEB). ...
  • Window with integrated solar collector : Climate resistance evaluation report 

    Risholt, Birgit Dagrun; Asphaug, Silje Kathrin; Busklein, Jan Ove; Uvsløkk, Sivert; Rognvik, Egil; Grynning, Steinar (ZEB Project report;26, Research report, 2015)
    The NorDan solar collector is a window/solar collector combination which can be mounted as a traditional window in the façade of a new building. The component is originally designed for new buildings, but the research and ...
  • A guide to dayligthting and solar shading systems at high latitude 

    Arnesen, Heidi; Kolås, Tore; Matusiak, Barbara (ZEB Project report;3, Research report, 2011)

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