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Best practice of school renovation #6 – Detmold Vocational College

BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF THE PROJECT The buildings situated on the campus of the vocational colleges “Felix-Fechenbach-Berufskolleg“ and “Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Berufskolleg“ at Detmold (Germany) will undergo exemplary retrofitting; after their renovation, these buildings will produce more energy than is actually needed for their operation. Three solid constructions are subject to retrofitting, the external walls of which will be...
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Best practice of school renovation #4 – Backsippans Preschool

BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF THE PROJECT
The preschool is a new school and was completed in June 2014. The main energy targets were to achieve a low energy building standard, to use renewable energy sources (geothermal heat pump, PV’s and wind/hydropower) and to focus on achieving a healthy indoor climate.

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Location: Listerby, Sweden Project...
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Best practice of school renovation #8 Schwanenstadt Secondary School

BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF THE PROJECT
The school was built in in 1972/73 and was renovated in 2007. The main targets of the renovation were the attainment of the passive house standard after the renovation, the renovation with a “holistic” approach, the use of ecological building materials and renewable energy sources as well as the...
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Best practice of school renovation #12 Tišina Kindergarten

BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF THE PROJECT
The kindergarten was completed in June 2012 as an extension to the elementary school Tišina. The main energy related targets were to achieve low energy standard, to use prefabricated timber facades and natural insulation materials and using the existing gas heater from the school nearby.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Tišina,...
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