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ASIEPI - Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact

ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'. The EU Intelligent Europe SAVE project addressed 6 technical issues in connection with the EPBD implementation: Intercomparison...
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Goethegymnasium, a grammar school in Weimar, gets award for climate protection in schools

The Federal German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety has handed over the awards to the winners of the climate protection competition "Klima& Co" (climate and co): 50,000 Euro for the Goethegymnasium in Weimar,...
Klima & Co is an Initiative of the German BP and the publishing company Zeitbild under the patronage of Ministry for the Environment. For the second time after 2008 pupils from numerous schools in Germany have developed ideas for...
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Goethegymnasium aus Weimar holt Deutschlands höchstdotierten Klimaschutzpreis für Schulen

Das Bundesumweltministerium (BMU) und die Deutsche BP haben in Berlin die Preise in Deutschlands höchstdotiertem Klimaschutz-Wettbewerb "Klima & Co" überreicht: 50.000 Euro für das Goethegymnasium aus Weimar (Thüringen), das die besten...
"Die Schülerinnen und Schüler haben erstaunlich pragmatische und innovative Klimaschutzkonzepte für ihre Schulen entwickelt. Sie zeigen, dass wir unsere Klimaschutzziele erreichen können. Und sie machen deutlich, dass der Klimaschutz mit...
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Ulm-Böfingen: Retrofitting of Catholic Community Centre using Vacuum Insulation Panels

Over 90% of all building projects of the diocese Rottenburg-Stuttgart with an annual investment from about 40 million Euros are for renovating existing buildings. With the retrofitting of the community centre “Zum Guten Hirten” they would like to...
Original Buildings: The community hall is a two storey reinforced concrete construction. The external walls are made of 24 cm thick concrete. In some areas the walls of the lower level have a layer of 11.5 cm sand-lime...
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Deutschland: Europäische Schule München erhält Fördermittel aus dem Konjunkturpaket II

Die Europäische Schule in München erhält 8,8 Millionen Euro aus dem Konjunkturpaket II vom Bundesbauministerium. Staatssekretär Rainer Bomba übergab den Förderbescheid am 9. März 2010 der Schulleitung. Die Europäische Schule München will mit der...
Bomba: "Die Europäische Schule München erhält mit 8,8 Millionen Euro einen der höchsten Einzelbeträge aus unserer Förderung. Wir haben bewusst Projekte unter 10 Millionen Euro bevorzugt. Denn diese kleinen und mittleren Baumaßnahmen kommen...
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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...