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Do you Speak Sustainable Construction?

Brussels, 24 March 2010 – ‘Achieving intelligent energy in cities by speaking the same language’ was the theme of the event jointly organised today by the Architects Council of Europe and the European Concrete Platform. The two organisations also...
Brussels, 24 March 2010 – ‘Achieving intelligent energy in cities by speaking the same language’ was the theme of the event jointly organised today by the Architects Council of Europe and the European Concrete Platform.  The two...
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Last Call for Applications: European Energy Service Award 2009

Only few more days left to apply for the European Energy Service Award 2009. Until 30th of April 2010 you can apply in three categories. The category Best Energy Service Promoter distinguishes active disseminators that essentially contributed to...
Application deadline: 30th of April 2010 Apply now at http://www.european-energy-service-initiative.net/de/195.html Further information and application documents are available at http://www.european-energy-service-initiative.net/de/195....
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Getting to zero: Final report of the Massachusetts Zero Net Energy Buildings Task Force

Massachusetts Zero Net Energy Buildings (ZNEB) Task Force, made up of energy and building industry professionals from this State of the USA, released this report in March 2009. It outlines 44 policy recommendations for new and existing buildings in...
 The Task Force's recommendations fall into four broad categories:Establishment of minimum performance standards based on energy use per sq/ft Energy use benchmarking of all buildings Incentives to help address regulatory and financial...
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1st European Energy Service Media Award

For the first time the Berliner Energieagentur bestows the European Energy Service Media Award to journalists who address the subject of energy services, e.g. Energy Performance Contracting, in an outstanding way. They must distinguish themselves...
The EU wishes to better tap the possibilities and potentials of energy services in the future and has therefore brought to life the European Energy Service Initiative in 2009. Considering the depletion of non-renewable resources and global...
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Build Green CEE

The event is designed to provide a low-cost opportunity to learn about multiple countries with emerging markets for green building solutions and to provide information on market demand and regulatory frameworks for companies interested to export...

Array A two-day low-cost conference organized by the Romania, Poland and Hungary GBCs with a focus on the CEE region – to explore the improving business case for eco-efficient design and sustainable construction in an environment of...
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Lycée Kyoto Poitiers - Le premier lycée de l'après pétrole, 100% énergies propres

This slide presentation, from the Conferences of the "interclima+elec 2010" Exhibition in Paris, gives information about the new sustainable buildings of a high school in Poitiers, France, that use locally no fossil energy sources.
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Keep Cool - Von Klimatizieren zum nachhaltigen Sommerkomfort

Despite the availability of passive solutions, the standard way of securing summer comfort is still the application of mechanical air conditioning. It was thus the overall goal of the Keep Cool project (December 2007 - May 2010) to contribute to a...
The project Keep Cool II proposes different actions to achieve this goal. For this it is divided in two phases. The first one provides analysis and technical tools to overcome the most important barriers by introducing sustainable summer...
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Keep Cool - Transforming the market from "cooling" to "sustainable summer comfort"

Despite the availability of passive solutions, the standard way of securing summer comfort is still the application of mechanical air conditioning. It was thus the overall goal of the Keep Cool project (December 2007 - May 2010) to contribute to a...
The project Keep Cool II proposes different actions to achieve this goal. For this it is divided in two phases. The first one provides analysis and technical tools to overcome the most important barriers by introducing sustainable summer...