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To retrofit residential buildings in Europe, there is a growing need for modular solutions that can be applied to the diversity of European climates Retroffiting older buildings has become an industry (...)
Day after day the news hammers home the message that we have entered a period of change that means we must address the environmental and energy challenges in all of society’s activities, whether it be (...)
The Romania Green Building Council (RoGBC) and EFdeN, Romania's team  for the Solar Decathlon Europe international green building competition for university students prepared and delivered a position paper (...)
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A Passivhaus construction in central Italy, a temperate zone categorized as having cold winters and hot summers, that provides energy savings and reduces environmental footprint in a region where the technologi (...)


Green building procurement and investment: An EU approach to sustainability data

Published 20 Oct 2014 à 13:37

Brussels, 20 November 2014 Is information on the environmental performance of buildings important for you? What data/information linked to this would be useful for your activities? Is this data available today? What changes would (...)

The USGBC unveils the 2014 Leadership Awards winners

Published 15 Oct 2014 à 09:28

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of the 2014 Leadership Awards, which celebrate the individuals and groups at the forefront of sustainability in the built environment. "As the green building moveme (...)

ENTRANZE Online Scenario Tool

Published 13 Oct 2014 à 17:26

The IEE funded project, ENTRANZE, just released its Online Scenario Tool. This tool performs calculated assumptions about the future deployment of nZEB and RES-H/C in the EU building stock while also assessing the corresponding costs (...)

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Experimental Building "Le Gabion"

Published 06 Oct 2014 à 15:29

"Le Gabion" is a French association created in 1993 by Richard and Liliane Lacortiglia. Since its creation, the association aims to take into account the human and environmental dimensions in construction. In 2002, their rent contract (...)

Offices and exhibition hall CNIDEP in Laxou (54)

Published 24 Jun 2014 à 00:00

Self-declarated HQE® approachLQE (Environmental Quality in Lorraine) 2011 and PREBAT 2008 Prize winnerCNIDEP (National Innovation Centre for Sustainable Development and the Environment in Small Business) building is a permanent exhibi (...)

Offices of the Conseil Général of the Vosges in Epinal (88)

Published 23 Jun 2014 à 12:28

Environmental Management SystemPREBAT 2008 prize winnerNominated for the LQE (Environmental Quality in Lorraine) prize in 2009 The Conseil Général of the Vosges department wished to create a building with exemplary environmental perfo (...)

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