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Ennesys: energy positive buildings that run on microalgae

Ennesys: energy positive buildings that run on microalgae

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par Baptiste Roux Dit Riche | Cleantech Republic | 10.06.11

Energy efficiency has become the leitmotif of green builders. Since January, the Parisian start-up Ennesys has been proposing to equip buildings and eco-neighborhoods with an unusual energy system. Its uniqueness? Power is provided by the cultivation of phytoplankton, microalgae whose growth is spurred by the wastewater of the building.

CALGreen, California’s new green building code

CALGreen, California’s new green building code

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by Nathalie Mettling | 08.24.11

At the end of April, Sacramento, the capital of the Golden State, hosted the Green California Summit. This conference rode a wave set into motion by the January 1st, 2011 enactment of the legislation CALGreen. Focusing on the conservation of resources and energy, especially reduction of carbon emissions (AB 32), California launched with CALGreen a large-scale green building regulatory standard.

Smart Work Centers to reduce by half the surface of business premises

Smart Work Centers to reduce by half the surface of business premises

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by Elsa Sidawy | InnovCity.com | 07.26.11

Amsterdam aims at reducing by 40% its greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, compared to the 1990 levels. The city launched the Amsterdam Smart City programme, which notably includes an original initiative that encourages city employees to go to Smart Work Centers in order to reduce the disastrous effects of daily commutes on their quality of life and on the environment.


A solid wood system brings timber to the city

A solid wood system brings timber to the city

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par Elsa Sidawy | InnovCity.com | 07.19.11

In November 2009, Eric Guez began marketing in France apartment buildings designed in solid wood, a technical innovation that allows one to build upwards. This inventive method creates buildings as durable but cleaner than those constructed with the typical materials of contractors today.

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