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Refurbishment of municipal schools via Energy Performance Contracting
Paris - France

Refurbishment of municipal schools via Energy Performance Contracting

In its 2007 Climate Plan, the city of Paris commits to reduce energy consumption and GHG emissions in public buildings by 30% by 2020. Accounting […]

The Paris greening programme
Paris - France

The Paris greening programme

In connection with the Paris Biodiversity Plan: Study and define the framework of green and blue infrastructures endorsed by the Grenelle process Reinforce the green […]

Mass catering
Paris - France

Mass catering

Paris sustainable food plan

Specific goals for 2020 : A 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions caused by food expected gain of 15,750 teqCO2 between 2004 and 2020 40% […]

Paris public lighting
Paris - France

Paris public lighting

Paris public lighting (345,000 light sources, including signage, street and park lighting, illuminations) consumes nearly 150 GWh of electricity each year. For the City of […]

Improving private housing in Paris
Paris - France

Improving private housing in Paris

In 2009, Paris had 1.35 million housing units, about 60,000 of which were private apartment buildings. The residential sector consumed 14,200 GWh and emitted 2.64 […]

Paris social housing
Paris - France

Paris social housing

construction and renovation

Paris has more than 200,000 social housing units that are managed by landlords. When the update of the Paris Climate Plan was voted in 2012, […]

Paris by bike!
Paris - France

Paris by bike!

Since 2010 Paris has made a concrete commitment to creating a priority place for bicycles in the city with a view to doubling the number […]

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 […]

Concert’Action Interactive Training Programme in de Bonne
Grenoble - France

Concert’Action Interactive Training Programme in de Bonne

Concert’action is a training programme that raises awareness and trains construction companies in energy performance issues. Background The sustainable neighbourhood de Bonne in Grenoble is […]

Energy efficiency: A hands-on experience in de Bonne’s new School
Grenoble - France

Energy efficiency: A hands-on experience in de Bonne’s new School

A new elementary school is built in Grenoble with a 50% lower energy consumption level than the national average. Background In 2007 the City of […]

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 […]

When urban and rural join forces towards the energy transition
Saint-Etienne Métropole - France

When urban and rural join forces towards the energy transition

The case of Saint-Étienne Métropole and Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat

Saint-Etienne urban community and Pilat Regional Natural Park have signed up together since 2015 to become one of France’s exemplary territories in the energy transition […]

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