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Spain: Government launches a plan to reduce by 20% the energy used in 330 public buildings

The actions of saving and improving energy efficiency in these buildings will be made through contracts with energy service companies (ESCOs). The investment associated with the plan will amount to 2,350 million euros and will create 50,000 jobs...
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National winners of GreenBuilding programme in Croatia

The national GreenBuilding Award in Croatia was held on December 2, 2009 in Zagreb in the premises of national contact point for Croatia - Energy institute Hrvoje Požar. Efforts of each GB Partner and Endorser were graded according to quantitative...
The categories and the respective award winners are as follows: Most efficient new building – University library in Split Most efficient refurbishment – Office building HEP DP Elektra Koprivnica Best integrated design and energy concept...
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Energy performance contracting providing 35% reduction of energy consumption in 14 secondary schools in Alsace (France)

The Regional Council of Alsace has signed on December 22, 2009 an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) for fourteen high schools in Alsace. Concluded for twenty years, from 1 January 2010, it will reduce by 35% the energy consumption of all buildings...
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Second annual meeting on Public-Private Energy Performance Contracting

Quel bilan tirer en 2010 des opérations pionnières de Contrat de Performance Energétique Public Privé ? Alors qu’une cinquantaine de projets sont en cours depuis 2009, dont 4 signés, la concrétisation de ces 1ères expériences a permis de confirmer l...
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Lycée Kyoto Poitiers - The first post-oil high school, using 100% clean energy

This high school, the Lycée Kyoto in Poitiers, France, is presented as the first "100% clean energy" high school in Europe. Built by the Region Poitou-Charentes, the high insulated 16500 m2 building includes a 1000 m3 hot water storage linked to a...
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Lycée Kyoto Poitiers - The first post-oil high school, using 100% clean energy

This booklet presents the first "100% clean energy" high school in Europe, the Lycée Kyoto in Poitiers, France, built by the Region Poitou-Charentes. The high insulated 16500 m2 building includes a 1000 m3 hot water storage linked to a domestic...
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Jüdisches Museum Berlin setzt beim Energiesparen auf Contracting

Die Stiftung Jüdisches Museum Berlin will mit Hilfe eines privaten Dienstleisters die Energieeffizienz seiner Gebäude erhöhen und damit Umwelt und Haushalt nachhaltig entlasten. Mit Unterstützung der Deutschen Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) hat das...
Im Fall des Jüdischen Museums Berlin steht der zukünftige Contractor vor besonderen Herausforderungen: Zu den Gebäuden zählen neben dem barocken Altbau der von Daniel Libeskind entworfene zickzack-förmige Museumsneubau sowie der ebenfalls...
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Passive house - the daycare facility, Den Grønne Planet

In Gyldenrisparken, we are builing Denmarks first day care facility according to passive house standards. We expect the facility to be ready for use in November 2009. A passive house ensures a good indoor climate by having high insulation values (...