Practices

House of Energy: first Passive House with Premium Class certification

House Of Energy: world’s first building with Passive House Premium certification opens a new opportunity beyond green construction The House of Energy is one of the world’s most sustainable buildings. This three-storey...

Office building in Greensboro, North Carolina

Built in 1971 and located in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, this office building is one of a number of commercial buildings constructed for local banks during the 1970s. Self-Help has owned and operated the property since 1998, and...

Tusco Display

Tusco Display’s facilities in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, are an impressive example of how investing in the energy efficiency of buildings can boost profits in a competitive market. The custom fabrication company has used energy efficiency as...

Mixed-use office building in Wilmington, North Carolina

This historic mixed-use office building at 272 North Front Street in Wilmington, North Carolina, is an outstanding example of how continuous capital improvements and targeted retrofits can substantially improve energy efficiency and...

Biological Sciences Laboratory - University of Minnesota

The retrocommissioning of the University of Minnesota’s Biological Sciences laboratory is an outstanding example of a modest efficiency investment that delivered strong financial performance.Constructed in 1969, Biological Sciences is a...

Multifamily Housing at Continental Plaza, Chicago

Continental Plaza’s affordable housing apartment building provides 164 one-bedroom apartments for seniors. Using the Affordable Community Energy, Inc.’s energy service company model, the building owner has been able to dramatically reduce...

CheckMate’s multifamily building in Chicago

CheckMate Realty and Development, Inc. (CheckMate), a Chicago property owner dedicated to providing high-quality affordable housing, worked with Elevate Energy and Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to retrofit a 31-unit multifamily...

SOLCER House: Wale´s first low-cost positive energy house

Experts from the Welsh School of Architecture (Cardiff University) have designed and built Wales’ first low-cost energy positive house. The "Smart Operation for a Low Carbon Energy Region" (SOLCER) House is capable of exporting more energy...

Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP) technology simplifies the energy refurbishment of an office building built in the 1960s

An Energy retrofit of a 50 year old office building of FrymaKoruma in Rheinfelden, Switzerland with the aim of improving the heating and energy efficiency.The heating energy consumption of the 4,200 m³ large office building could be...

L'Office 64 de l‘Habitat

The housing association, l'office 64 de l' habitat has built new company headquarters in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly present for visitors to see. The low entrance building in...

H2 Office in Duisburg: aluminium clad building goes for the Gold DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) certification

The H2 Office lies like a moored sports catamaran in Duisburg Inner Harbor. The building's bond with nature is just as cutting-edge because the lustrous ventilated cladding made with aluminium composite material as well as the aluminium...

Living Lab Ncube: prefabricated single family passive house

​The future of one-family housing brought to life in a prototype house in Luxembourg is the result of three years of development and cooperation with a number of partners. With the support of the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy, the...

Building a new organic supermarket: Luxembourg

Main entrance of the supermarketA new type of shop has been developed on an organic farm which aims to increase customer satisfaction by offering a comprehensive range of sustainable products in a healthy and sustainable...

MECO – Mouvement Écologique Centre

This is a new building which is home to the Mouvement Écologique Centre (Ecological Movement), known as MECO. In terms of layout, the building houses the centre's offices along with the associated facilities (administrative offices,...

Regain

Ce projet est exemplaire dans la catégorie des bâtiments neufs comprenant des bureaux passifs et 3 halls industriels basse énergie. Il est situé sur le parc scientifique Crealys (Gembloux). Ce parc est certifié ISO 14001 pour sa gestion...

Projet 55

Le Projet 55 consiste en la rénovation d’une maison de maître, inscrite à l’Inventaire du Patrimoine,dans le centre de la ville de Mons (7000) selon le standard« zéro-énergie ».Outre des performances énergétiques élevées, les éco-matériaux...

Refuge du Goûter: Highly energy efficient autonomous mountain hut

  The new innovative and eco-designed Refuge du Goûter is located at 3,835 meters altitude. The building is 1000 m below the summit of Mont-Blanc and is on one of the most frequented mountain climbing routes in the area. It is one of the...

12 rue de l'Ermitage - 75020 - SIEMP

Social housing composed of 8 units and delivered in 2014. The goal of zero energy for new construction operation after demolition of an unsafe building. Based on the recommendations developed by the Effinergie, the SIEMP considered an...

Liverpool

Situé le long du canal Charleroi-Bruxelles, le nouveau bâtiment, conçu par le bureau d’architecture B612 Associates, contient non seulement 16 appartements à caractère social, mais aussi une antenne de quartier munie d’un jardin communal,...

Le Papillon

RT2012-30% for geothermal offices Called "Le Papillon " because of its shape, the building objective was to achieve an efficient building at HQE RT2012-30%, which would also be particularly inexpensive to use. This has been acheived by the...