The Charles de Gaulle is a preschool and elementary school building located in Tourcoing, France.
It is a certified Passive House new build.
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) et la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (FWB) annoncent la conclusion d’un accord de prêt de 600 millions d’euros, dont une première partie de 300 millions a été formalisée ce jour, pour la construction soutenable et la rénovation de bâtiments éducatifs en Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles.
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.
Constructed around a timber frame that was sustainably sourced in Wales, the school has a superior level of insulation and was built to be airtight. It also has a heat recovery and ventilation system and solar panels on the roof to minimise running costs.
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
As the new Queensferry High School (QHS) welcomes its first influx of pupils, international design practice Ryder Architecture has outlined the building’s low carbon qualities.
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
This hard-stone elementary school is located in Mulhouse in the Alsace region (north-eastern France), near the border with Germany. It is a listed building, since it was built in XXVIII sec as a spinning factory at a time which Mulhouse had an active textile industry and became a school in 1870. It has recently been retrofitted with a project balanced between low energy consumption and heritage preservation, with the availability of a constraint budget.
Post date: 6 Jul 2020
European Union EU has an important challenge in trying to reach the energy efficiency objectives established for 2030 which plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to significant increase energy production from renewables and to improve energy efficiency. The European Commission (EC) urges the Member States to intensify their current efforts to ensure the collective achievement of these objectives, focusing in particular on buildings sector that has a significant potential for energy saving.
Post date: 4 May 2020
The modular project TEESCHOOLS is the last project within the Efficient Buildings Community to come to an end. TEESCHOOLS has covered a long distance on the path for the decarbonisation of public building stock. A new publication now collects and presents all the most important outcomes of this journey.
Post date: 26 Apr 2020
When the new grammar school building was erected in Diedorf, an ‘integrated design process’ was applied, demonstrating that it is possible to plan innovatively and sustainably and still ensure that available resources are used economically and sparingly throughout the entire life cycle of a building.
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
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Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Progetto “Qualità dell’Aria negli Edifici Scolastici – QAES”
Descrizione sintetica del progetto
QAES – Sviluppo di nuovi standard per il miglioramento della qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno delle scuole. Il progetto affronta il problema della scarsa qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno negli edifici scolastici e delle relative ricadute in termini di salute e capacità di apprendimento.
Post date: 17 Oct 2019