July 1, 2013
by Etienne Vienot (RAEE)
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Financials tools for sustainable buildings

Mountee partners have studied 18 financials tools implemented in various european regions. Three main types of tools are used: Optimization of services, tools and instruments: used to optimize the costs during the conception phase, such as advisory services, assessment tools, … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
by Laurent Portafaix (SYDEL 66)
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A solution to promote white certificates

In order to develop energy savings and to involve energy suppliers, a financial tool was created by the government in 2005 (loi POPE du 13 juillet 2005): white certificates. This regulatory tool imposes to the energy suppliers (electricity, gaz, petrol, … Continue reading

May 20, 2013
by Ylva Sarden (Lansstyrelsen Norrbotten)
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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

April 9, 2013
by François Pocquet (AGEDEN)
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MountEE Pilot building: example of kindergarten construction in Saint-Pierre d’Allevard (Rhone-Alpes, France)

The MountEE project partners are curently producing a short film showing some sustainable building examples and motivated stakeholders from 6 mountain regions. In Rhône-Alpes, we choose to present the kindergarten of Saint-Pierre d’Allevard, an innovative multi-tasks building focused on environmental performance. Based on … Continue reading