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About The Centre

The mission of the Centre for Zero Energy Building Studies (CZEBS) is to reduce the environmental impact of buildings while enhancing their safety and comfort.

Dr. Andreas Athienitis, Director of CZEBS
Dr. Andreas Athienitis, Director of CZEBS

CZEBS is a university-recognized research unit, which accomplishes its mission by enriching the learning and research experience of students and by assisting industry in implementing research results and innovations.

  • Facilitate collaborative research aimed at widespread adoption of optimized net-zero energy building (NZEB) design and operation concepts in key regions of Canada by 2030. Consolidate Concordia’s leadership in the area of design and operation of high performance buildings.
  • Provide strategic and technical input to national policy on the built environment.
  • Advance the building engineering discipline and related areas across Canada to contribute in training the highly trained personnel that will contribute to a transformation of the building industry and our built environment towards a sustainable future. Assist young researchers to contribute to this transformation and build expertise in buildings and energy.
  • Develop and preserve unique facilities for cutting edge research.
  • Assist industry in introducing new technologies in high performance buildings.


For more information, view or download this presentation on CZEBS.

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