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Renovation of the THEODORE building

Highlighted Case October 2018
Project type : Renovation Building Type : Office building < 28m Construction Year : 2015 Delivery year : 2017 Climate...
  The renovation of the THEODORE building is in line with the desire of AG Real Estate to participate in...

London Aquatic center

Highlighted Case June 2018
Project type : New Construction Building Type : Swimming pool Construction Year : 2005 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild...

How the city of Poznań fights against air pollution and heat losses

The city of Poznań in Poland has been involved in different projects to tackle air pollution and decarbonise heating. For example, through the partnership with Veolia which was aimed at...

District heating and renovation of buildings in Frankfurt

As part of the Hotmaps project which developed a database and toolbox for strategic heating and cooling planning, the city of Frankfurt has set the targets of reducing by 50% CO2 emission by 2030 and...

Bordeaux Metropole and the development of district heating network

Energy Cities has published this innovative case study of the city of Bordeaux and the development of its district heating network in order to attain to the mitigation and adaptation...

The path of Bulgaria towards more efficient and greener heating systems for residential buildings

The Energy Agency of Plovdiv has been advocating for greener and more sustainable heating coming from homes, for example, through the use of local bio-mass and increasing the energy efficiency of heating...

Energy crisis support for Castillian consumers

The Regional Government of Castilla y León and EREN, the Regional Energy Agency, is supporting consumers in the Region to overcome the energy crisis which is spreading across Europe and...

Architectural innovation in collective housing in Barcelona

The Edificio Londres, a residential building in Barcelona, is an example of architectural innovation and where a variety of energy saving concepts can be applied. A holistic energy concept, which was then elaborated in a coherent design,...
When we transpose the three R’s of the circular economy ‘Reduce, Re-use, Recycle’ to energy in buildings, the specific application of these generic terms becomes ‘Reduction of energy demand, Efficient installations,...

Sustainable wood elements in prefabrication

The German hybrid construction specialist has built a new concrete element plant. Due to the high level of prefabrication, assembly times were optimised. A building shell was implemented quickly while meeting strict standards of...
The German hybrid construction specialist, Brüninghoff, has built a new concrete element plant. Metsä Wood’s Kerto LVL L-panels and Kerto LVL T-studs have been used for the prefabricated non-load-bearing wall...

Passive House residence in Roncq (Hauts-de-France)

These apartment houses in Roncq are Passive House certified and their thermal envelope and mechanical systems have efficient energy consumption results. Moreover, the buildings recover energy from grey water.
Residence of 16 passive dwellings with all comforts and very low charges for the social landlord Vilogia in Roncq on the former site of Actival II, a former cloth weaving mill which merged in 1965 with the Ets Motte-Dewavrin.   ...