Net Zero Healthy Building: Defining the Terms and Criteria with Bibliometric Analysis




Net Zero Energy Buildings, sustainable architecture, energy efficiency, occupant well-being, passive design


Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZeBs) are a key design and construction paradigm due to sustainable building practices. NZeBs emphasize occupant well-being and reducing dependence on non-renewable energy sources in building design. A rigorous bibliometric investigation will define and standardize NZeBs in this work. This study uses data mining, VOSviewer bibliometric analysis, and a comprehensive literature search to identify key themes and criteria for understanding Net Zero Energy Buildings. The findings show that building system boundaries, passive design, energy efficiency assessments, and adaptive thermal comfort principles help conceptualize Net Zero Energy Buildings. This research improves our understanding of NZeBs and lays the groundwork for future research on sustainable building practices and healthier interior environments by merging data from other sectors.


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Author Biographies

Susan Susan, Universitas Ciputra

She contributed in the Conceptualization, design of the analysis, data collection, contribution of data or analysis tools, analysis execution, paper writing

Dyah Kusuma Wardhani, Universitas Ciputra

She contributed in the Data collection through literature study, paper editing.

Yusuf Ariyanto, Universitas Ciputra

he contributed in the Project administration.

Daniel Martomanggolo Wonohadidjojo, Universitas Ciputra

He contributed in the Formal analysis execution

Eric Harianto, Universitas Ciputra

He contributed in the Data collection through field observation and investigation


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Susan, S., Wardhani, D. K., Ariyanto, Y. ., Wonohadidjojo, D. M. ., & Harianto, E. . (2024). Net Zero Healthy Building: Defining the Terms and Criteria with Bibliometric Analysis. EMARA: Indonesian Journal of Architecture, 9(1), 19–29.

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