August 22, 2013
by François Pocquet (AGEDEN)

Nocturn Lights out

Non-residential buildings in France have to switch off lights at night! From the 1st of July 2013 on, commercial and office buildings throughout France are forced to switch off non-functional lighting. The directive of the 25th of January 2013 had … Continue reading

August 9, 2013
by Karl Torghele (Spektrum)

Sustainable Building – A Question of information

Broad knowledge of the options, strategies, approaches and practical implementation is essential for successful implementation of sustainable construction. In 2000, the Umweltverband Vorarlberg published the Ökoleitfaden:Bau (eco-guide: construction), which was used in all municipalities in Vorarlberg. The booklet providet ecological … Continue reading