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Helga Treiber

Communication Secretariat, DIRECTION - Demonstration of very low energy new buildings (Non-profit)



NuOffice in Munich receives the international platinum LEED certification

According to standards by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), who manages the green buildings label, the NuOffice, located in Domagkstrasse 10 in Munich, obtained 94 points. This is well above the level of 80 points necessary for a platinum...

Workshop on Innovation in Construction & Energy sectors: applying the “Smart Concept”, organized by DIRECTION on occasion of the EUSEW


Guided Tour of the NuOffice, building up sustainable building standards, organised by DIRECTION on occasion of the EUSEW

Array The Nu-Office is an office building located in Domagkstrasse. From an eco-friendly point of view the Nu-Office is built to “Sustainable Building” standards, non-private housing and a unique example in Germany. The building is one of...

DIRECTION Project first findings now available

The DIRECTION project has now entered its second year and has started to deliver some of its findings related to energy efficiency measures and verification of energy savings in buildings. Results come from three demonstration sites: Cartif III...

The big picture is the greener picture

The building sector has become much greener. To get such credentials it has adopted methods borrowed from other industries, such as life cycle analysis (LCA), which looks at the environmental impact of a building at every stage from its creation to...