February 12, 2015
by Apolline Faure

Learn from the Rhône-Alpes’s experience on energy and sustainable buildings issues

Within MountEE, the Regional Natural Park of Pyrénées catalanes had organized in late December an exchange with some actors from the Region Rhône-Alpes, one of the most dynamic regions in France regarding sustainable building and energy issues. The delegation, which … Continue reading

September 12, 2014
by Apolline Faure

Head in the stars, but feet kept on the ground : a sustainable way of preserving environment and reducing electric consumptions

Mantet, one of the municipalities which are leading a pilot-project under MountEE, tries to be exemplary on several issues. Worried of preserving its environment and reducing its energetic consumptions, the village has just become the first and unique “Starry Village” … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
by Raphael Garcia (PNR)

Promoting energy efficiency on urban planning

The building sector is one of the main producer of greenhouse gases, and French government strategy aims to reduce its environmental impact: thermal regulations have been implemented since few years in order to progressively develop energy-efficient buildings: RT2005, RT2012, RT … Continue reading

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