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Bahnstadt District
Heidelberg - Germany

Bahnstadt District

Urban Development and the Passive House Standard

Bahnstadt is the world’s largest passive house settlement: From apartments and laboratories to shops, daycare facilities and schools, even the fire station and cinema – everything […]

Mine water as a renewable energy source
Heerlen - The Netherlands

Mine water as a renewable energy source

In 2008, this old mining city started operating a geothermal station using heat from the water used to inundate the mine shafts after the site […]

Every day greener
Frankfurt - Germany

Every day greener

52% green spaces, 160,000 trees, 40 parks, 50 lakes: welcome to Frankfurt am Main, one of Germany’s greenest cities. With 700.000 inhabitants, Frankfurt is the […]

Integrated district heating and cooling
Helsinki - Finland

Integrated district heating and cooling

That helps Helsinki to achieve its climate obligations

In a country where temperatures are below 10°C for half of the year, heating buildings is a crucial basic utility. As a result, Finland has […]

Engaging city workers, residents and stakeholders to save energy in Helsinki
Helsinki - Finland

Engaging city workers, residents and stakeholders to save energy in Helsinki

The City of Helsinki has started the ENGAGE campaign to raise awareness about the Covenant of Mayors objectives (reduce CO2 by 20% by 2020) and […]

Engaging citizens for energy-efficiency
Ivanic Grad - Croatia

Engaging citizens for energy-efficiency

Despite its small size the municipality has been a regional pioneer in promoting sustainable energy and engaging citizens in energy – saving actions Website Engaging […]

12 new Eco-buildings in De Bonne
Grenoble - France

12 new Eco-buildings in De Bonne

One step closer to Grenoble's 2020 goals

About 12 eco-buildings are built in de Bonne with a minimum of 50% lower energy consumption level than the national average. The buildings present various […]

Energy-efficient Sport Facilities and Student premises
Delft - The Netherlands

Energy-efficient Sport Facilities and Student premises

In the Buitenhof area in Delft, a new energy efficient sports hall is built as well as 88 student premises. The building is connected to […]

Sweden’s largest newly constructed wooden houses
Växjö - Sweden

Sweden’s largest newly constructed wooden houses

The private party – Midroc Property Development – has constructed 134 dwellings in four wooden buildings at the building site referred to as Limnologen in […]

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM)
Munich - Germany

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM)

The Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich (IHKM) Current developments in our global climate clearly show that there is now way around fast […]

A Local District Heating Company established
Delft - The Netherlands

A Local District Heating Company established

A new public private partnership (PPP) district heating company was established in Delft, producing, distributing and supplying an equivalent of nearly 20,000 homes with heat […]

Heat and power to the people de Bonne features 9 mini CHP plants
Grenoble - France

Heat and power to the people de Bonne features 9 mini CHP plants

In the de Bonne district, 9 mini natural gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) are used. They produce efficient energy on-site. Background The renewal of […]

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