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Alternative power First National to hook up 4 fuel cells for electricity

A bank in Omaha, Nebraska plans to use fuel cells as the power supply for its new Technology Center. The steam that is produced will be used as backup heat
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Sustainable building pilot project

Kelowna is working on a “ Sustainable Building ” pilot project to identify and clarify building regulations, standards and codes that effect energy efficiency, as part of the federal/provincial Community Action on Energy Efficiency (CAEE)...
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Case study of a low-energy multifamily complex in Switzerland. First appraisal after two years of exploitation

A large multifamily complex of about 21’000 square meters (three buildings) was recently raised in the suburb of Geneva (Switzerland) and was certified Minergie®, a Swiss quality label.
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Centro nacional de negocios

On january 19, 2005, the centro nacional de negocios in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, achieved LEED - NC v2 certification, making this the first LEED certified project in Mexico.
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Shiodome tower

SHIODOME TOWER is a sustainable high-rise building designed to the basic concept of "a sustainable tower that is friendly to people and environment." As an environmental consideration in the architectural design, a highly energy efficient...
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Dena's pilot project 'efficient homes'

In 2003, the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - the German Energy Agency - initiated the pilot project ”Efficient Homes” As part of the project, over 140 buildings have so far been refurbished for high energy efficiency (in some cases...
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Solar building Leinefelde 2000

On 14th May 1996 the nation-wide exemplary pilot project „Solar building Leinefelde 2000“ was officially opened. This project is regarded as a front-runner in the sector of energy saving as the building heats itself to a large extent. It...
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Wirecom Technologies head office

ECOSM in figure : Total surface area of the building : 1511 m2 Cost of construction : 2.1 millions euros or 1390 €/m2 42 photovoltaic membranes : 17.14 kWc LED lighting : 786 Watts Heat Pumps : 4 (inside the eco-sphere) 243 Wirecom...
The conception of the new head office of the company WIRECOM Technologies (Orléans, France) specialised in energy management solutions is based on a combination of traditional principles of construction and very innovative technologies....
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Solar thermal applications in eastern Europe with guaranteed solar results

A 36 month project to encourage the emergence of a sustainable solar thermal market with the GSR quality approach in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia in partnership with Austria, France, Germany and Greece
New and renewable energy sources
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Thermal energy from renewables references and assessment

The ThERRA-project intends to develop and disseminat a methodology for monitoring the total amount of renewable heat produced in the EU.
Renewable energy sources
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Pro-efficient cold&lighting products

overall aim is to promote voluntary initiatives for the most eco-energy efficient products.
Project on promotion of energy efficient lighting in house holds.
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Chambers Promoting Intelligent Energy for SMEs

The CHANGE project helps SMEs optimise their energy use by developing a European network of intelligent energy advisors at Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCIs) and by kick-starting/enhancing concrete assistance to SMEs.
Energy efficiency
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Energy efficient lighting systems in public utility buildings

The project concerns testing and implementing of PICO method for implementation of energy efficient lighting in public utility buildings.
Project on promotion of energy efficient lighting in public utility buildings.
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Environmentally friendly

The programme is organized by The President of Poland. The best sustainable projects including energy efficiency in buildings are awarded
National contest on sustainability.
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Polish-Japaneese Energy Efficiency Centre

Kno-how transfer in the area of energy efficiency.
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Gaudi Project

The goal of the project is to promote the thermomodernization. The special attention is put on architectural quality of modernization action.
Building thermomodernization
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Zon-PV 2009

In deze publicatie vindt u meer informatie over wanneer u in aanmerking komt voor subsidie voor de aanschaf van zonnepanelen op basis van de Stimuleringsregeling Duurzame Energieproductie (SDE) en hoeveel subsdie er beschikbaar is. Deze...
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Particuliere woningen. Voorbeelden uit de praktijk

Wanneer u uw woning energiezuiniger wilt maken, moet u langs verschillende partijen. In deze publicatie geeft HR Wooncomfort in Joure advies over het energiezuinig maken van uw woning en maakt duidelijk dat energiebesparing loont. De...
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Van energieambitie naar succesvolle praktijk in de duurzame stedelijke vernieuwing. 12 gidsprojecten uit de twaalf provincies

In deze brochure worden twaalf vernieuwingsprojecten geëvalueerd, bijeen gebracht vanuit de twaalf provincies. Van het aanleggen van een warmtenet in een oude volksbuurt tot de keuze voor een collectieve warmtepomp in een nieuw te bouwen...
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How to implement automatic lighting controls

This guide provides advice on implementing automatic lighting controls, including information on the technology and how to specify its installation with a supplier. Automatic lighting controls have been developed to minimise energy waste...