February 22, 2013
by Etienne Vienot (RAEE)

Mountee, a stone in the edifice of the energy transition in Rhône-Alpes

The project MountEE in Rhône-Alpes finds its place in the debate around energy transition. Through the technical support of pilot projects for sustainable construction in mountain municipalities, the development of local strategies and the mobilization of financial tools, MountEE aims … Continue reading

February 20, 2013
by Sabine Erber (Energieinstitut)

Sustainable Buildings for Communities: a service package

Since 2006, the Environmental Association of Vorarlberg, the company Spektrum and the Energieinstitut Vorarlberg together provide a service package called “Sustainable: building in the municipality”, which includes nearly 50 samples that have already been implemented. Consultation for a school renovation … Continue reading

February 7, 2013
by Wolfgang Mehl (Nenet)

Barriers for sustainable building and how to overcome: MountEE survey in 5 European mountain regions

Following the European Energy Performance of Building Directive, by January 2021, all new buildings including existing buildings undergoing major renovation will have to meet NZEB nearly zero energy building standard. For many municipalities the transition to a new sustainable and … Continue reading