Practices

Biological Sciences Laboratory - University of Minnesota

The retrocommissioning of the University of Minnesota’s Biological Sciences laboratory is an outstanding example of a modest efficiency investment that delivered strong financial performance.Constructed in 1969, Biological Sciences is a...

Multifamily Housing at Continental Plaza, Chicago

Continental Plaza’s affordable housing apartment building provides 164 one-bedroom apartments for seniors. Using the Affordable Community Energy, Inc.’s energy service company model, the building owner has been able to dramatically reduce...

CheckMate’s multifamily building in Chicago

CheckMate Realty and Development, Inc. (CheckMate), a Chicago property owner dedicated to providing high-quality affordable housing, worked with Elevate Energy and Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to retrofit a 31-unit multifamily...

SOLCER House: Wale´s first low-cost positive energy house

Experts from the Welsh School of Architecture (Cardiff University) have designed and built Wales’ first low-cost energy positive house. The "Smart Operation for a Low Carbon Energy Region" (SOLCER) House is capable of exporting more energy...

Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP) technology simplifies the energy refurbishment of an office building built in the 1960s

An Energy retrofit of a 50 year old office building of FrymaKoruma in Rheinfelden, Switzerland with the aim of improving the heating and energy efficiency.The heating energy consumption of the 4,200 m³ large office building could be...

L'Office 64 de l‘Habitat

The housing association, l'office 64 de l' habitat has built new company headquarters in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly present for visitors to see. The low entrance building in...

H2 Office in Duisburg: aluminium clad building goes for the Gold DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) certification

The H2 Office lies like a moored sports catamaran in Duisburg Inner Harbor. The building's bond with nature is just as cutting-edge because the lustrous ventilated cladding made with aluminium composite material as well as the aluminium...

Living Lab Ncube: prefabricated single family passive house

​The future of one-family housing brought to life in a prototype house in Luxembourg is the result of three years of development and cooperation with a number of partners. With the support of the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy, the...

Building a new organic supermarket: Luxembourg

Main entrance of the supermarketA new type of shop has been developed on an organic farm which aims to increase customer satisfaction by offering a comprehensive range of sustainable products in a healthy and sustainable...

MECO – Mouvement Écologique Centre

This is a new building which is home to the Mouvement Écologique Centre (Ecological Movement), known as MECO. In terms of layout, the building houses the centre's offices along with the associated facilities (administrative offices,...

Regain

Ce projet est exemplaire dans la catégorie des bâtiments neufs comprenant des bureaux passifs et 3 halls industriels basse énergie. Il est situé sur le parc scientifique Crealys (Gembloux). Ce parc est certifié ISO 14001 pour sa gestion...

Projet 55

Le Projet 55 consiste en la rénovation d’une maison de maître, inscrite à l’Inventaire du Patrimoine,dans le centre de la ville de Mons (7000) selon le standard« zéro-énergie ».Outre des performances énergétiques élevées, les éco-matériaux...

Refuge du Goûter: Highly energy efficient autonomous mountain hut

  The new innovative and eco-designed Refuge du Goûter is located at 3,835 meters altitude. The building is 1000 m below the summit of Mont-Blanc and is on one of the most frequented mountain climbing routes in the area. It is one of the...

12 rue de l'Ermitage - 75020 - SIEMP

Social housing composed of 8 units and delivered in 2014. The goal of zero energy for new construction operation after demolition of an unsafe building. Based on the recommendations developed by the Effinergie, the SIEMP considered an...

Liverpool

Situé le long du canal Charleroi-Bruxelles, le nouveau bâtiment, conçu par le bureau d’architecture B612 Associates, contient non seulement 16 appartements à caractère social, mais aussi une antenne de quartier munie d’un jardin communal,...

Le Papillon

RT2012-30% for geothermal offices Called "Le Papillon " because of its shape, the building objective was to achieve an efficient building at HQE RT2012-30%, which would also be particularly inexpensive to use. This has been acheived by the...

New headquarters of Betic, S.A.

This major renovation of an old farmhouse was, in more than one way, an ambitious project.To start with, the client is the operator, i.e. Betic, an engineering consultancy, known and recognised for its innovative and unusual technical and...

Abdelmalek Sayad school building complex in Nanterre

The Abdelmalek Sayad school developed on five hectares of reclaimed brownfield enterprise ECAC / Fulmen, the eco-neighborhood ZAC Sainte Geneviève Centre aims to become an exemplary operation for sustainable development....

Student housing: Marne La Vallée

This is the reconversion of an old farmhouse with the objective of installing the student housing for Paris Est Marne-La-Vallée. The main buildings have been preserved except for the East wing as the original condition did not allow for...

Ilot K : multi 'strata' building complex

THE ISLAND K consists of six buildings K1 to K6. The 'strata program'  breaks down in this way:  the ground floor level covers the whole plot and is home to lobbies, business premises, shops, technical/equipment rooms. The lower level is...