May 12, 2014
by Apolline Faure

The use of local wood in sustainable construction projects

Through MountEE pilot projects, the regional natural Park of Pyrenees catalanes promotes the use of local building materials. According to the Park, sustainable construction is also using local materials. It contributes to the integration of the building in its environment … 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