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CHESS SETUP Project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 680556.

CHESS SETUP is a H2020 funded project designing a technology solutionaiming to increase the energy efficiency, self-sufficiency and renewables in buildings.   The building sector is one of the most resource consuming sectors as it...
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Snøhetta aims to make all its buildings carbon negative within 20 years

Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy than they consume over their lifetime. "For the next 10 years, we have the ambition of having projects on...
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French public buildings to be built with 50 per cent wood

The French government has announced plans for a sustainability law that will ensure all new buildings to be built with 50 per cent timber or other bio-based materials by 2022. Bio-based materials are made from material derived from living...
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BEEP project

BIM for Energy Efficiency in the Public sector About the project   Buildings are responsible for 36% of global final energy consumption and nearly 40% of total direct and indirect CO2 emissions. In such a challenging...
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GreenBuilding project

Minimising Energy Consumption for Green Buildings respecting present uses and public needs About the project   Mediterranean countries need to reduce energy consumption and adverse environmental impacts due to the high...
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'Vackor' kindergarten - Hungary

1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION   The Vackor kindergarten is located in the 18th District of Budapest. The kindergarten has been built between 1978-1982 using lightweight construction. Currently the energy performance class...
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RE4 project: Best practice booklet

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in...
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RE4 project: WEBINAR 4 - Solutions for a wide acceptance of CDW-based materials and component

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in...