Net Zero Carbon Building

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Net Zero Carbon Building
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Last Edit Date 2018-07-02

Net Zero Carbon Building means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Net zero carbon building is a building that, by virtue of the materials from which it is constructed and of the fact that it produces surplus energy from renewable sources, ensures that, over its design life, it compensates for all carbon emissions associated with the construction and use of the building.

EU; 2011, Let’s speak sustainable construction Multilingual Glossary, http://www.eesc.europa.eu/resources/docs/eesc-2011-01-en-fr-de-es.pdf