awards - competitions

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The Swiss enterprise ECOCELL has received the renowned Green Tec Award in the category “Building and Living”. ECOCELL is a building system that consists mainly of waste-paper and does not include concrete, grit or sand. The system is suitable for the accommodation of refugees and emergency relief. It allows for an earthquake-proof erection of accommodations. The award ceremony took place in the German Building Ministry. Federal undersecretary of state Adler pointed out that the system is resource efficient and can be quickly and cost-efficiently assembled.
Post date: 16 Μάιος 2016
Type: Ειδήσεις

Das schweizerische Unternehmen ECOCELL AG hat am 12.5.2016 den renommierten Green Tec Award in der Kategorie „Bauen und Wohnen“ erhalten. ECOCELL hat ein überwiegend aus Altpapier bestehendes Bausystem entwickelt, das auf Beton, Kies und Sand verzichtet. Das System ist geeignet für die Unterbringung von Flüchtlingen und die Katastrophenhilfe. Es ermöglicht einen erdbebensicheren Aufbau von Unterkünften. Der Preis wurde im deutschen Bundesbauministerium verliehen.
Post date: 16 Μάιος 2016
Type: Ειδήσεις

On 19 April 2016, the Active House Alliance announced the official launch of the 2016 Active House Award Contest. Professional house builders, developers and architects are invited to submit their project on sustainable buildings. This will be evaluated based on the Active House vision; the winner will be awarded with an Active House label.     Submission and important dates  
Post date: 21 Απρ 2016
Type: Ειδήσεις

The German energy agency dena is rewarding home owners for their interesting energy-efficient refurbishment stories. The “Refurbishment Heroes” competition is running until 29 February 2016 and includes awards of over € 20,000 for the winners. Applications and eligibility requirements are available at www.sanierungshelden.de. Topics and content of the stories are not limited, however they have to be true and linked to energy-efficient refurbishment.  
Post date: 19 Φεβ 2016
Type: Ειδήσεις

Die Deutsche Energie-Agentur dena such nach Gebäudeeigentümer, die interessante Geschichten rund um die energetische Gebäudesanierung zu erzählen haben. Der Wettbewerb läuft noch bis 29. Februar 2016 und beinhaltet Preisgelder von insgesamt mehr als 20.000 €. Bewerbungen können unter www.sanierungshelden.de eingereicht werden. Dort sind auch die Teilnahmebedingungen einzusehen. Die Themen und Inhalte der Geschichten sind nicht begrenzt.
Post date: 19 Φεβ 2016
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) has announced the shortlists for its 2016 Awards. The BREEAM Awards represent some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings around the world. Many of them are Outstanding rated and each of them is excelling in every category under BREEAM, from Ecology to Energy.
Post date: 8 Φεβ 2016
Type: Ειδήσεις

At this year’s European Energy Service Award (EESA) ceremony held in Berlin on 10 November, the West London Alliance, which forms part of a group of London boroughs, has won one of the five prizes.Within the context of an Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) Project, energy and carbon dioxide savings were achieved in 21 buildings.
Post date: 12 Νοε 2015
Type: Ειδήσεις

The 2015 Solar Decathlon will take place in Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California and will open on October 8. Sixteen student teams including more than 2000 students from 27 universities will assemble their highly energy-efficient solar powered houses and present them to the jury and the public. The zero-energy homes compete in affordability, attractiveness and comfortability as well as in energy efficiency and sustainability.
Post date: 21 Ιουλ 2015
Type: Ειδήσεις

FEDARENE, the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment, handed over the trophy of the first edition of its Roger Léron Award on the evening of 16 June 2015 at the magnificent Palace of the Academies in Brussels. The Roger Léron Award celebrates outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy in the EU at the regional and/or local levels. It aims to acknowledge persistency, positive attitude, a proactive approach and successful implementation of various projects. 
Post date: 19 Ιουν 2015
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Nominated Finalists have been announced for the Roger Léron Award 2015. For the first edition, FEDARENE received applications from all over Europe (Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden). Choosing amongst the candidates was not an easy task. Initially, the Jury was supposed to select three nominees. But in the end, there is a tie and a 4th nominee . The Jury of the Roger Léron Award 2015 shortlisted in alphabetical order:
Post date: 12 Ιουν 2015
Type: Ειδήσεις