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Construction Skills School (EBBA) in London
This center for construction skills learning has been delivered by EBBA together with the London Legacy Development Corporation. The school provides the opportunity for local people to be sponsored through practical education and training. The results is an innovative and sustainable solution and adapting architecture.
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Passive House detached single family house in Bucharest
This single-family house is located in Bucharest and is Passive House certified. Indeed, the building has minimal environmental impact due to its extremely low energy requirements. This need is generated by the production of renewable energy: 19 photovoltaic panels are located on the 2 terraces of the building.
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Passive House multi family dwelling in Zaragoza
This certified Passive House multi family dwelling in Zaragoza (Spain) has been built taking in particular consideration the occupants´ comfort, such as indoor air quality (IAQ) and acoustics, and ecological aspects, such as aerothermal energy connected to clean renewable electricity and not gas supply. This allows savings in fixed costs, taxes and maintenance.
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Efficiency House Plus Research Hall
The City of Feuchtwangen in Bavaria, Germany developed a teaching and research campus for energy-related studies within the Faculty of Applied Engineering Sciences at the Ansbach University of Applied Sciences. The so-called research hall was the first building of the campus to be constructed and has been in use for research and teaching purposes since February 2018. The building offers space for a wide variety of experimental setups, e.g. in the field of innovative heat generation systems. It was built conformant with the Efficiency House Plus standard.
Jessica Preuss
Fully self-sufficient buildings in Männedorf, Switzerland
This case study of residential buildings represents the first residential building in the world with an intelligent and consistent combination of photovoltaics, battery storage, synthetic e-gas/biogas and intelligent energy management (hybrid box). It has also received a recognition at Energy & Temperate Climates Prize of the Green Solutions Awards 2020-21.
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Half-timbered house of the Town Hall in Burgkunstadt
The Burgkunstädter town hall is one of the most suggestive half-timbered house in Franconia and it shows an impressive decorative half-timbered structure. The aim of the overall renovation of the old building was to preserve and emphasise the historical value of this important monument and to equip it for the demands of the present day.
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Major retrofit of a leisure centre in Western Ireland
A major retrofit intervention has allowed to transform an 1960 leisure centre building into a A-rated building with Nearly-Zero Energy Building (NZEB) status. Innovative energy systems and materials have improved efficiency, lowered costs and reduce the building´s footprint.
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The case study of the Habitat 76 "Spatium" head office
The Habitat 76 "Spatium" the head office in Rouen represents a nice example of cerified Passive house building. It has a very low energy and carbon footprint even though it is a very large building, and it is an example of resilience.
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