awards - competitions

On 19 April 2016, the Active House Alliance announced the official launch of the 2016 Active House Award Contest. Professional house builders, developers and architects are invited to submit their project on sustainable buildings. This will be evaluated based on the Active House vision; the winner will be awarded with an Active House label.     Submission and important dates  
Post date: 21 Apr 2016
Type: News

The German energy agency dena is rewarding home owners for their interesting energy-efficient refurbishment stories. The “Refurbishment Heroes” competition is running until 29 February 2016 and includes awards of over € 20,000 for the winners. Applications and eligibility requirements are available at www.sanierungshelden.de. Topics and content of the stories are not limited, however they have to be true and linked to energy-efficient refurbishment.  
Post date: 19 Feb 2016
Type: News

Die Deutsche Energie-Agentur dena such nach Gebäudeeigentümer, die interessante Geschichten rund um die energetische Gebäudesanierung zu erzählen haben. Der Wettbewerb läuft noch bis 29. Februar 2016 und beinhaltet Preisgelder von insgesamt mehr als 20.000 €. Bewerbungen können unter www.sanierungshelden.de eingereicht werden. Dort sind auch die Teilnahmebedingungen einzusehen. Die Themen und Inhalte der Geschichten sind nicht begrenzt.
Post date: 19 Feb 2016
Type: News

The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) has announced the shortlists for its 2016 Awards. The BREEAM Awards represent some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings around the world. Many of them are Outstanding rated and each of them is excelling in every category under BREEAM, from Ecology to Energy.
Post date: 8 Feb 2016
Type: News

At this year’s European Energy Service Award (EESA) ceremony held in Berlin on 10 November, the West London Alliance, which forms part of a group of London boroughs, has won one of the five prizes.Within the context of an Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) Project, energy and carbon dioxide savings were achieved in 21 buildings.
Post date: 12 Nov 2015
Type: News

The 2015 Solar Decathlon will take place in Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California and will open on October 8. Sixteen student teams including more than 2000 students from 27 universities will assemble their highly energy-efficient solar powered houses and present them to the jury and the public. The zero-energy homes compete in affordability, attractiveness and comfortability as well as in energy efficiency and sustainability.
Post date: 21 Jul 2015
Type: News

FEDARENE, the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment, handed over the trophy of the first edition of its Roger Léron Award on the evening of 16 June 2015 at the magnificent Palace of the Academies in Brussels. The Roger Léron Award celebrates outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy in the EU at the regional and/or local levels. It aims to acknowledge persistency, positive attitude, a proactive approach and successful implementation of various projects. 
Post date: 19 Jun 2015
Type: News

The Nominated Finalists have been announced for the Roger Léron Award 2015. For the first edition, FEDARENE received applications from all over Europe (Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden). Choosing amongst the candidates was not an easy task. Initially, the Jury was supposed to select three nominees. But in the end, there is a tie and a 4th nominee . The Jury of the Roger Léron Award 2015 shortlisted in alphabetical order:
Post date: 12 Jun 2015
Type: News

On the evening of 20 May 2014, the award ceremony of the competition "School 2030 - learning with energy" took place within the framework of the Energy Days in Berlin. The submitted designs by architects, engineers, school owners and design teams were evaluated by a multi-disciplinary jury in terms of architectural design, concepts and technologies. The awarded designs stand out due to ambitious energy concepts and show how schools can be plus energy or zero energy buildings with extremely low energy needs and, at the same time, offer high performance indoor comfort.
Post date: 28 May 2014
Type: News