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UPGREAT Newsletter #1

UPGREAT project is sharing its first newsletter by highlighting articles, participation in events, more details about the project and an open survey to make the building sector more energy efficient.
The UPGREAT [Upskilling Professionals for deep enerGy REnovations: A Tool for better schools] project was conceived to improve the readiness of Cyprus and Greece for energy efficient deep renovation of school buildings,...
Case

The new "Antonio Brancati" middle school

This school is a new sustainable construction which is certified LEED. It is low impact to the environment as it respects the requirements for construction and demolition waste management, zero land...
This building was awarded the Energy & Temperate Climates Prize at the international level and a mention for the Sustainable Construction Grand Prize at the national level of the Green Solutions Awards 2020-21...
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A guided tool to reduce the carbon footprint of schools

How can school buildings become healthier and produce less carbon emissions? This kit allows building's administrators and users to become more aware of these issues and be able to take the right steps in ...
EduFootprint+ has just released the new "EduKit", an instrument to rethink the public building and its environmental footprint.   The kit is meant to enhance the knowledge and skills of...
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High school in Romania turned into nearly-zero energy building

One of the largest public schools in Romania has been renovated to become a nearly-zero energy building (NZEB). This has allowed a 60% reduction of energy consumption and most of consumed energy can be produced on...

The “Elie Radu” Energy Technology High School in Ploiești is Romania’s largest public school renovated under the EU’s nearly zero-energy building standards (NZEB). With the use of innovative energy efficient measures, the school’s energy...
Publication

Decarbonization Roadmap Guide for School Building Decision Makers

The Decarbonization Roadmap Guide is written for those interested in healthy, efficient, carbon neutral school design, construction and operation. It outlines achievable goals that result in healthy, affordable, all-electric facilities,...
Tool

QAES project - Internal air quality self-assessment tool

The internal air quality self-assessment tool has been developed within the QAES project ("Air Quality in School Buildings", ID n.613474, Cooperation program V-A Interreg ITALY-SWITZERLAND...
Publication

5 Years of Educational Buildings conformant with the Efficiency House Plus Standard

Seven educational buildings meeting the Efficiency House Plus standard are presented and cross-evaluated in the brochure. The Efficiency House Plus standard is a definition of the German Building Ministry for plus energy...
Publication

5 Jahre Bildungsgebäude im Effizienzhaus Plus-Standard

In der Broschüre werden sieben Bildungsbauten im Effizienzhaus Plus-Standard vorgestellt und in einer Querauswertung miteinander verglichen. Der Effizienzhaus Plus-Standard ist eine feste Definition des deutschen Bundesbauministeriums für...