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Renew School: Examples and experiences from sustainable school buildings

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Renew School: Sustainable school buildings in Europe with prefabricated timber elements - Examples and experiences


This best-practice brochure, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL presents an overview of innovative school renovation projects realised throughout Europe. It aims at showing that major changes in school architecture are becoming visible and inspire national projects to sustainability and energy efficiency.


The examples chosen promote high quality construction methods for schools. They are characterised by their implementation of the following goals:


  • Improvement of the building envelope with prefabricated insulated timber elements
  • Improvement of the indoor air quality and the comfort in the classrooms through ventilation systems and daylight use with intelligent protection from excess sun light, glare and heat
  • Increase of the use of renewable energy sources

To download the document, please visit the relevant RENEW SCHOOL webpage at the link below.