A massive energy storage system that includes new and used electric vehicle (EV) batteries has just been switched on at Amsterdam’s Johan Cruijff Arena, the home of Dutch football club Ajax.
Passive House is a building standard that is truly energy efficient, comfortable and affordable at the same time. Passive House is not a brand name, but a tried and true construction concept that can be applied by anyone, anywhere.
Homebuyers across the EU could be offered better borrowing rates on mortgages in return for purchasing more energy efficient homes or committing to implement energy saving work within properties, under a ground-breaking project being pioneered by a unique partnership of banks, property valuers, energy efficiency businesses and utility providers.
When Helly Scholten and her partner Mark de Leeuw learned about Rotterdam University’s experimental CHIBB House, an oversized greenhouse that doubles as a home, they immediately applied to live in it.
Amazon is building a greenhouse in downtown Seattle that’s meant to be a refuge for office employees.
The construction and operation of buildings has a huge impact on resource use and the natural world, and therefore, green building represents a great opportunity to positively address environmental challenges such as climate change. The Impact of Green Buildings on People and Profit report is an output of WorldGBC’s Better Places for People campaign.
As architects and engineers search for ways to make buildings more energy efficient and comfortable for inhabitants, focus turns increasingly towards dynamic building envelopes.
The “Efficient Buildings Days: Open up!”/NZB2021 project funded by the European Union through its Intelligent Energy Europe programme was launched in August 2012.
It’s green. It’s family-friendly. It’s diverse. And it’s right in the center of Heidelberg. Bahnstadt is much more than just a new district. It is the attractive future of many people in the heart of Heidelberg – be it as a home, a workplace, or a place for leisure, education, science or business.
The world’s first water house was shown to professionals on Saturday in Kecskemet, a city in central Hungary, Hungarian News Agency MTI reported.