Sustainable Building

FuturENERGY digital energy magazine. News and current developments, innovations and projects on sustainable and energy efficient building

The German Government provides support for energy refurbishment

Heating costs in older, unrefurbished buildings often eat into the budget. Energy refurbishment measures can help reduce this expenditure. “To save money in the long term, you have to make the necessary investment in...

EIB supports the construction of an electricity transmission line and a high voltage interconnection...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 10 million to finance the construction of an electricity transmission line and a high voltage direct current station to develop a link between Armenia and Georgia....

ENACE organiza una mesa redonda de expertos en eficiencia y ahorro energético en el...

ENACE organiza una mesa redonda de expertos para ayudar a promover eficiencia energética y fuentes de energías renovables en España y Europa. Técnicos de edificación y agentes de administraciones públicas aprenderán sobre los retos...

Ressò wins first prize for Architecture at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014

The Ressò team, consisting of 50 students from the Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV) within the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Tech (UPC), has won first prize in the Architecture section and third prize...

Panama signs an agreement to provide incentive for sustainable construction

The International Finance Corporation (IFC in its English acronym), an institution within the World Bank Group's private sector, signed an agreement with the government of Panama to design a new regulatory framework that will...

The first Integrated Energy Refurbishment Project, managed by ANERR, kicks off

The inaugural day, with an initial demonstration of results, was attended by members of various governmental bodies, companies taking part in the project and members of the press including FuturENERGY. Thanks to the refurbishment, the...

PLATEAU TEAM PROPOSES COLONISING THE ROOFS OF EXISTING BUILDINGS

Plateau Team continues developing its SymbCity project to participate in the next edition of Solar Decathlon Europe, a competition that promotes research in the development of sustainable and self-sufficient houses. The aim of the...