Environmental issues related to buildings

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Energy efficient refurbishment: Ruins of a pre-war holiday building to become most energy efficient youth hostel

Prora was a 4.5 km long block building planned and erected between 1935 and 1939 on the island of Rügen in Germany. After the war the listed building was not in use and fell into decay. Now a 500 m long section of the building will be refurbished to...
The energy efficient retrofit concept is based on a reduction of the primary energy need to a third of the German requirements for new buildings and on the environmental friendly supply of the remaining need including the neutralisation of...
Publication

The Green Home Guide

This on line digital guide shows to residential building occupants and owners in the USA how to save energy at home.
This free online guide gives tips, tricks, facts and projects about saving energy and water. You can click through an animated home to see the worst spots for wasting power, air and water or explore the interactive map to get energy cost...
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The Green Destination: Essential Information for Green Building

Delmar, Cengage Learning and the International Code Council (ICC) have worked together to producing a Green Building Portal, helping the construction market reinvent itself in the age of "Green Building" by providing pertinent information and...
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Omega Center for Sustainable Living

The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is a state-of-the art education center and natural wastewater treatment facility. A model of sustainable architecture, the OCSL is a pioneering project in the Living Building Challenge and is expected...
The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is an innovative educational center that combines the most technologically advanced green building and natural wastewater treatment technologies. It is a cutting edge educational facility...
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UK Green Building Council

A membership organisation, consisting of businesses, NGOs, academic institutions and government agencies from across the building industry. Members approach sustainability not only as a challenge, but as an opportunity and are committed to a...
Actualité

Green light given on eco-town sites in Britain

Greener living in Britain's first eco-towns will become a reality for up to 30,000 people in five years' time, as Housing Minister John Healey announced the four sites that have passed the government's tough standards to go through to the next...
Évènement

2nd Energy Counsel with International Participation

The aim of the counsel is the development of legislation and organization in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
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Évènement

EnergyMons

Expo with more than 200 exhibitors Various conferences hosted by professionals Guided tours on energy sites by regular shuttles A clean village (inventors, associations, private individuals, schools, high schools, etc.) Energetic Meetings (B2B...
Array The cost of energy and the future of our planet concern all of us as individuals, undoubtedly more if we have children. The theme and the visual basis of the huge promotion campaign EnergyMons rely on this evidence and will widely...