Very low energy buildings

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Post date: 13 Jul 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 13 Jul 2010
Type: Publication

Project background In 1995 a new urban planning instrument called “development measure” (Entwicklungsmassnahme) was used for the first time by the city of Stuttgart. Trustees of the city bought a property that was formerly used as housing areas by the US army. The city then added the necessary technical and social infrastructure and resold the ground to several private investors. The contract of sale included some commitments for the property owners and future building owners, such as:
Post date: 13 Jul 2010
Type: Case

Situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, Kendal College has recently been transformed into an 'eye-catching' landmark following the completion of a new build project. Making extensive use of local materials such as limestone and blue Lakeland slate combined with sustainable and environmental products the new buildings complement the surroundings and have achieved the BREEAM 'Excellent' rating.
Post date: 13 Jul 2010
Type: Case

'By building the Westarkade, KfW has created a distinctive new icon at the gateway to Frankfurt that is designed to set standards in a variety of ways. Protecting the climate and the environment are key challenges that we as a society face. KfW is not only promoting the use of new energy-saving technologies, it is also leading by example', said Dr. Ulrich Schröder, Chairman of the Managing Board of KfW Bankengruppe.
Post date: 9 Jul 2010
Type: News

Die KfW Bankengruppe eröffnete am 7. Juli 2010 in Anwesenheit des hessischen Ministerpräsidenten Roland Koch ein neues und klimafreundliches Bürogebäude an der Zeppelinallee in Frankfurt. Der Neubau der Westarkade gehört mit einem Primärenergieverbrauch von weniger als 98 kWh zu den Bürohochhäusern mit den höchsten Ökostandards weltweit. Das Gebäude bietet neben einem Konferenzzentrum Büroräume für bis zu 700 Mitarbeiter.
Post date: 9 Jul 2010
Type: News

ACC1Ó leads the actions of the project that will be developed together with  public and private institutions from Mediterranean countries such as Italy, France, Greece and Croatia. The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and participating partners. This project was presented within the framework of the Programme Med. The participants in the project  met in Rome in a first conference to plan all the activities that should be developed in the context of the project.
Post date: 9 Jul 2010
Type: News

Post date: 8 Jul 2010
Type: Publication