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The Net Zero Energy Building Project

The Institute of Sustainable Development (ISD) at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, with global partners and local stakeholders, has embarked on a pioneering project to construct the island’s first Net Zero Energy Building.

The main objective of the project, initiated with the financial support of the Global Environment Facility and the technical assistance of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is to research and develop practical working solutions that will transform building policies and practices.

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Latest Blog Posts & News

Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions Project, NZEB, Lauded by Minister McKenzie Photo caption: Principal Investigators of the Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Promoting Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Building in Jamaica (LGGE) Project, Professors Tara Dasgupta (left) and Anthony Clayton, in conversation... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Meets with National Housing Trust A briefing meeting was held with the management of the National Housing Trust (NHT) on May 26. A key objective of the meeting was to thank and encourage the NHT... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Architect’s Final Rendering of UWI Net Zero Energy Building The final rendering for the Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) being constructed at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona under the Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Promoting Energy Efficiency... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Meets with Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica The UWI Net Zero Energy Building project team held a briefing meeting with the leadership of the Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica (IMAJ) on May 10. The specific objectives of... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Meets with University of Technology The UWI Net Zero Energy project team met with the leadership of UTECH on March 24 to discuss the NZEB project objectives and to ensure UTECH’s continued support. The meeting... Read more

Latest Pictures

UWI net zero energy building UWI net zero energy building being constructed – November 2016 Photos of the net zero energy building being constructed on the UWI Mona campus – November 2016 Read more
Net Zero Energy Building Workshop University of Technology Net Zero Energy Building Project Workshop – November 17 2016 Photos from the Net Zero Energy Building Workshop held at the University of Technology on November 17 2016 Read more
SRC Conference Scientific Research Council 4th Biennial Conference – November 15 2016 Photos from the Scientific Research Council 4th Biennial Conference and Exposition “Science, Technology and Innovation: Stimuli for Health, Wealth and Wellness” – November 15 2016 Read more
Solar Radiation Management Workshop – July 7 2016 Photos from the Solar Radiation Management Workshop held at the University of the West Indies on May 7 2016 Read more
The Net Zero Energy Building Project Groundbreaking Ceremony – May 9 2016 Photos from the Net Zero Energy Building Project Groundbreaking Ceremony at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus on May 9 2016 Read more
Jamaican Institution Of Engineers Net Zero Energy Workshop – March 30 2016 Photos from the Jamaican Institution Of Engineers’ workshop on Net Zero Energy held at the Alhambra Inn on March 30, 2016. Read more