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OVERVIEW | Alleviating Urban Heat Island in the Context of Climate Change

by Vasileios Ntouros (NKUA)   Urban Heat Island (UHI) is known to have significant impacts on the environment, giving rise to ambient temperatures in and around rural areas. At the same time, climate change issues are intensifying the UHI...
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OVERVIEW | Energy efficient university campus projects

By Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)   Similarly to energy efficient school projects, university complexes offer the possibility to reduce the energy...
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EeB PPP Project Review 2018

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018...
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#EUSEW2018:a week of ideas and innovation; find out next events!

The sustainable energy transition is the key for an EU energy sector carbon neutral and a competitive, flexible, integrated market, responsive to consumer demands. ‘Lead the clean energy transition’ has been the topic of EUSEW2018: the...
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New report from the EPBD Concerted Action available! New buildings & NZEBs

The experts of the Concerted Actions (CA) worked from 2015-2018 to provide a comprehensive overview of the EPBD implementation among the Member States (MSs).   Among all, the CA released a thematic report with an analysis of the new...
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Indoor lighting step by step - Premiumlight Pro guideline and procurement criteria

There are many considerations when installing LED light systems and this can be daunting for procurers. Selecting quality products, a competent installer, using daylight to your advantage and optimal design are just some of the...
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London Aquatic center

// Description Abstract ‘Legacy’ is the concept that underlies the sustainability agenda of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, embracing temporary infrastructure and venues to leave behind a vibrant, productive community with...
Project type : New Construction Building Type : Swimming pool Construction Year : 2005 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 42 866 m2 Other Construction/refurbishment cost : 331 000 000...
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Docks Apollonia

// Description The Docks de Ris district is located in the town of Ris-Orangis in Essonne, about 20 km south of Paris. Ris-Orangis has a population of 27,535 and belongs to the Évry Center Essonne (CAECE) agglomeration community, which...
  Project type : New Construction Building Type : Collective housing < 50m Construction Year : 2015 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 11 480 m2 Construction/refurbishment cost :...
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Renovation of Paradis School

// Description In Paris, 100 schools have been renovated in two years to improve their energy performance! This challenge, Optimal Solutions, subsidiary Dalkia (EDF Group) noted. The program is a major component of the energy and climate...
Project type : Renovation Building Type : Preschool, kindergarten, nursery Construction Year : 1972 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 2 362 m2 Construction/refurbishment cost : 800...
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IXblue, the industrial building for satellites

// Description In accordance with the projected schedule, GA Smart Building delivered at the end of July 2015 a new tertiary building with laboratories on the Technopole Microtechnique & Scientifique TEMIS in Besançon, on behalf of...
Project type : New Construction Building Type : Factories Construction Year : 2014 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 1 299 m2 Construction/refurbishment cost : 2 850 000 € Number of...