The UK Technology Strategy Board will be funding individual companies and other organisations responsible for buildings for the total cost of evaluating the performance of case study buildings they design, build, own and/or operate. This will help builders and developers to deliver more efficient, better performing buildings.
Post date: 20 Apr 2012
The competition has been organised in cooperation with the German Association of Towns and Municipalities (DStGB) and the Association of German Counties, two municipal umbrella organisations. The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) is subsidising the competition.
Post date: 6 Mar 2012
The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards were launched by the European Commission in 2005 and provide an invaluable opportunity to highlight the successes of the most outstanding and innovative projects in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy. For this 6th edition, projects can be submitted in five categories:
► Living: Projects aiming at making buildings more energy-efficient or integrating the on-site generation of renewable energy.
Post date: 15 Feb 2012
Topic 2012: "Modernisation with vision: Energy efficient conversions that meet the needs of all generations"Special award "Monument modernisation" (Modernisation of Historical Patrimony )Awards totalling EUR 30,000Application period through 3 March 2012
Post date: 26 Jan 2012
Der KfW-AwardAls einer der größten Förderer von privatem Wohneigentum in Deutschland hat die KfW im Jahr 2003 den Wettbewerb "Bauen und Wohnen" ins Leben gerufen. Ziel des Wettbewerbs ist es, Impulse zur Belebung des Wohneigentums zu geben sowie zukunftsweisende Trends in Deutschland aufzuzeigen.
Post date: 26 Jan 2012
Do you manage an outstanding sustainable energy project? Are you involved in eco-innovation and currently implementing initiatives in the field of energy efficiency, clean transport or the production of renewable energy?Whether a public or private actor, you can compete for energy awards designed to highlight the successes of the most outstanding, ambitious and innovative sustainable energy projects in Europe.
Post date: 14 Dec 2011
"We are very pleased with the award this extraordinary building has received. We see the West Arcade as a symbol that demonstrates how it is possible to combine very high energy efficiency with impressive architecture", said Dr Ulrich Schröder, Chief Executive Office of KfW Bankengruppe. "KfW not only actively promotes energy efficiency but also practices responsible management of the environment and climate in our own buildings. All the better that we also receive a prize for these efforts."
Post date: 11 Nov 2011
The Smart-e Buildings campaign aims to mobilise Europeans through an interactive web portal linked to the main social networks like Twitter and Facebook. The portal thus acts as a platform, providing building owners and users, guidance into the world of energy efficient buildings. For more information please click directly on the following web portal www.takeyourenergyback.eu
Post date: 28 Oct 2011
Competing teams are challenged with designing a building including three economical, energy efficient and attractive dwellings for three families. Through the creative use of active and passive solar technologies, among other sustainable solutions, contestants must create a design project with the potential for development into a net-zero building.Designs must meet the following criteria:
1. Include three connected residences for families of two, four and six members, respectively;
Post date: 31 Aug 2011
The Prize also aims to reward original and innovative ideas and pedagogical methods promoting sustainable principles and practices in curricula of higher education.
For further information on the EDUCATE Prize please visit www.educate-sustainability.eu/prize or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Post date: 26 Jul 2011