May 21, 2013
by Sebastien Eyraud (ASDER)

A challenge to mobilize energy savings on public buildings

Considering the important role of municipalities on this issue, the General Council of Savoie and the association ASDER decided to set up the challenge “Effective Municipalities in Energy Savings.” This challenge “EMES” (or C3E in French) aims to raise awareness … Continue reading

May 20, 2013
by Ylva Sarden (Lansstyrelsen Norrbotten)

Opportunities and constraints for the development of sustainable industrial timber constructions

Climate change, urbanisation and resource constraints have emphasised the need for a discussion about sustainable urban development. The construction and property sector is a large consumer of natural resources in the urban society and hence, an important stakeholder to incorporate … Continue reading

May 7, 2013
by Laetitia Teyssier (PNR des Pyrénées Catalanes)

Certify the mountain pine (pinus uncinata in latin) to develop the timber industry

Wood is a natural resource undervalued in the Pyrenees catalanes. The wood is little used because of difficulties of the access in mountain areas, fragmentation of private forests and small business opportunities due to lack of  recognition. Covering more than … Continue reading

May 3, 2013
by Angela Sanchini (ARES)

The new municipal kindergarten in Sagrado (GO) in Region Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy)

The project MountEE will realize a film with some  examples of sustainable buildings with high energy efficiency. For Italy and Friuli Venezia Giulia Region the film will focuse on the new municipal kindergarten in Sagrado (Gorizia). The school was built through a integrated … Continue reading