Practices

Jessica II Fund for Multi-apartment Building Modernisation in Lithuania

Highlighted Case November 2018
Case Studies of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) showcase successfully implemented energy poverty measures in...
In 2010, the energy efficiency of housing had been improving significantly in Lithuania over the previous ten years in part...

Renovation of the THEODORE building

Highlighted Case October 2018
Project type : Renovation Building Type : Office building < 28m Construction Year : 2015 Delivery year : 2017 Climate...
  The renovation of the THEODORE building is in line with the desire of AG Real Estate to participate in...

Jessica II Fund for Multi-apartment Building Modernisation in Lithuania

Highlighted Case November 2018
Case Studies of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) showcase successfully implemented energy poverty measures in the Member States. They highlight best practices that can be used as models for energy poverty action.
In 2010, the energy efficiency of housing had been improving significantly in Lithuania over the previous ten years in part as a result of the JESSICA I program to implement energy efficiency renovations.   However, the energy consumption...

Renovation of the THEODORE building

Highlighted Case October 2018
Project type : Renovation Building Type : Office building < 28m Construction Year : 2015 Delivery year : 2017 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 3 512 m2 Construction/...
  The renovation of the THEODORE building is in line with the desire of AG Real Estate to participate in the enhancement of urban heritage.   This building of 3500 m2, inscribed in a remarkable architectural ensemble which...

London Aquatic center

Highlighted Case June 2018
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...

Renovation of Paradis School

Highlighted Case June 2018
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...
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 plan launched by...

Biodiversum Visitor Center: Eco-architecture Wooden Building in Luxembourg

Highlighted Case November 2017
The Biodiversum Visitor Centre is located in Remerschen on the edge of the Haff Réimech Nature Reserve.    The visitor centre building was designed to be closely tied to the land making it very relevant to the functions and activities of...

Cité du Centenaire: energy retrofit and neighbourhood urban renewal

Highlighted Case October 2017

Casa Cesti: energy retrofit of farmhouse

Highlighted Case September 2017
Casa Cesti is a complete renovation of an existing traditional farmhouse in a farming complex which was built in 1942. The buildings are divided into residential use, office space and livestock facilities and are typical of the rural area...

Dante Alighieri Middle School: renovation of gymnasium in Pesaro, Italy

Highlighted Case August 2017
The “Dante Alighieri” school gymnasium sets an example of best practices in public building renovation through a well thought-out and careful design based on a sustainable bioclimatic study of the site and by applying a simple construction...

Paint it Green: energy efficient retrofit in Limette, Belgium

Highlighted Case July 2017
The renovation project "Paint it Green" was undertaken by the owner company CoRI - Coating Research Institute after identifying two important concepts: the need for more space as well as the modernization of the company image. Focusing on...

Casa Bunyesc: Passive house in Lleida, Spain

Highlighted Case June 2017
A single-family house with a shared party wall between adjoining buildings which is comprised of a ground floor, first floor and basement for office and housing. The Casa Bunyesc Project began as a challenge to discover the comfort...

HSB Living Lab: student housing in Gothenburg, Sweden

Highlighted Case May 2017
The HSB Living Lab is a residential block for student and guest researcher apartments that include flexible living units and multifunctional-shared space. Located at the Johanneberg Science Park district in Gothenbnurg (Sweden), HSB living...

REZ L2: semi-detached wood frame NZEB in Rovello Porro Italy

Highlighted Case April 2017
The building REZ L2 is located in an area of residential expansion outside of the urban centre of the city of Rovello Porro (CO), Lombardia Italy. This two storey, semi-detached residential dwelling is made with a wood frame construction...

Plus-energy St. Franziskus Elementary School in Halle, Germany

Highlighted Case March 2017
In Halle (Saale), a plus-energy school was built as a sustainable and ecological construction made with a timber frame and cellulose insulation in accordance with the Passive House standard. The building replaces the old existing site of...

Treet - a wooden high-rise building with excellent energy performance

Highlighted Case December 2016
Treet or "The Tree" in Norwegian proves that sustainable solutions for buildings in an urban context can indeed be achieved by working across different sectors to create a cost-efficient, modular high-rise building using a ...

CASE DI LUCE: Urban Regeneration and Low Carbon Architecture

Highlighted Case November 2016
Case di Luce is an example of sustainable urban regeneration in a densely urbanized area. The site, located in the town of Bisceglie Italy, was a former industrial site that was not in use. All old building structures were demolished and...

Neobuild Innovation Centre: Living Lab of construction technology solutions

Highlighted Case October 2016
The Neobuild Innovation Centre (NIC) is a ground-breaking, showcase building. This building incorporates a number of innovative processes and materials in its construction. In addition, it is a Living Lab where a variety of different...

Passivistas - The House Project: Retrofit towards nZEB 2020

Highlighted Case September 2016
The first Passive House certified renovation in Greece   The existing building, a typical 1960´s Athens single-family house, was selected for a full refurbishment using Passivhaus standards. The bearing structure was...

Vallda Heberg: a Swedish certified passive house residential area

Highlighted Case August 2016
Vallda Heberg is a residential area in Sweden where all of the buildings are designed, built and certified according to the Swedish passive house standard. The national standard includes specific construction elements in the building...

Grundschule and Gymnasium Reutershagen: Plus-energy school retrofit

Highlighted Case July 2016
The Reutershagen schools; Europaschule Gymnasium Reutershagen secondary school and the Grundschule Reutershagen Nordwindkinner primary school have been grouped together in one educational center. The pupils are now taught in one centrally...

Zaramaga - social housing renovation challenge in sustainability

Highlighted Case February 2017
The project consists of an energy refurbishment in a social housing block containing 30 dwellings built between the 1950’s and 60’s and located in the neighborhood of Zaramaga in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The owner´s housing association,...