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LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico Project

Proyect number:LIFE14 CCA/ES/000489.

Concept   The LIFE Program of the European Union was born with the intention of providing funding for the defense of the Environment and Climate Action. Its objective is to be the catalyst for changes in development and...
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PRÉSENTATION DE LA STRATÉGIE RÉNOVATION AUX HORIZONS 2030-2050 À BRUXELLES

La Belgique doit réduire ses émissions de gaz à effet de serre de 35% d’ici 2030 .   Alors que le secteur résidentiel et les bureaux représentent 74% de la consommation énergétique de la Région bruxelloise ; alors que 85% des 573.276...
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LIFE energises shift to climate-neutral Belgium homes

“Renovation of buildings is by far the most cost-effective way to tackle the climate problem”, said Roel Vermeiren from the Flemish Energy Agency, speaking at the LIFE Platform meeting on Climate Action and the Building Sector on 17 June...
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Building energy efficient communities

In many EU countries multi-family dwellings represent the dominant residential solution. But structural renovations to cut emissions and save energy may be a real challenge in such contexts, if the communities are not properly...
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URMA de Bruay: residential building for university student

The building was built in 2018 and it hosts 1300 students in food and body-care professions. The floors develop a useful surface around 9,000 m² distributed in two wings flanking a central courtyard:   On the street side, the reception...
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From nearly-zero energy buildings to net-zero energy districts. Lessons learned from existing EU projects

The report, prepared by the JRC (Joint Research Centre), presents an analysis of the current situation based on:   an extensive literature review review from 1992 to 2018 on relevant articles dealing with zero energy/zero carbon community...
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Residential Scenia. Multi-family Passivhaus building in Mediterranean climate (Zaragoza, Spain)

The simplicity in the implementation of techniques and local constructive solutions has been sought to achieve the passivhaus standard without compromising the economic profitability of the promotion. With this aim,...

Scenia (phase II) is a new built collective residential complex, with 26 exclusive homes and garage with a total of 13,576 m2 located in one of the best areas of Zaragoza, Valdespartera-Montecanal with common garden area, pool and paddle...
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Torrelago district case from H2020 STUNNING project

The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation...

Among the STUNNING case studies, we find the Torrelago district, which is an apartment block built between 1977-1981.   Torrelago district involves 31 private multi-property residential buildings (1488 dwellings) that were constructed in...