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BRITA in PuBs project is a Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign Partner

9 countries from 4 European regions:

North: Norway, Finland, Denmark
Central: UK, Germany
South: Italy, Greece
East: Czech Republic, Lithuania

Country Institution and representative Website 

Fraunhofer Institute of Building Physics
Hans Erhorn
Heike Kluttig

City of Stuttgart
Jürgen Görres

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Markus Kratz
Sabine Wagener

IT Power
Jonathan Bates

Plymouth College of Further Education
David Percival

SINTEF Civil a. Environmental Engineering
Karin Buvik

Asker Community
Jan Rolland

Hol Church Council
Astri Tingstad

Norwegian Building Research Institute
Kari Thunshelle

SunLab Network - Siv.
Ark.H.N.Røstvik AS
Harald N. Røstvik

Cenergia Energy Consultants
Ove Mørck

Københavns Kommune
Bent Tildestrup

Danish Building Research Institute (SBi)
Kirsten Engelund Thomsen

J.Saarima, T.Kaup-pinen

Marco Citterio

Politecnico di Milano
Federico Butera,
Simone Ferrari

Garboli-Conicos S.p.A.
Francesco Berichelli

Università degli Studi Palermo,Dept.DREAM
Marco Beccali

National Technical University of Athens
Euphrosyne Triantis

EuDiti - Energy and Environmental Design
Eva Athanassakos

Evonymos Ecological Library
Moissis Kourouzidis

Brno University of Technology
Miroslav Jicha

Vilnium Gediminas Technical University
Arturas Kaklauskas


Latest news

European congress on energy-efficient building

As part of the Fair BAU 2007 Germany´s Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung) is putting on a European congress on the subject of energy-efficient building, on 15 and 16 January 2007. The congress will take a look at the regulatory environment and government support initiatives from a European perspective. Other emphases will be knowledge transfer and the latest technology.

Large local public interest for the energy retrofit project at Hol Church

Hol church in Norway is one of the demo projects of the BRITA in PUBs project.
This building is located in the middle of mountainous Norway close to Geilo, known for its ski resort. As the church is a listed building the introduction of energy retrofit measures is a challenging one. Recently, an article in a local newspaper has attracted a lot of interest to the project. In this present BRITA news article, written by the architect behind the project, Harald N. Røstvik, he translates the article from Norwegian, accounts for the project and some of the challenges met

Chinese visitors for BRITA-in-PuBs project

The demobuilding Borgen Community Centre presented to delegates from the Tsinghua University in China

Goals reached in highly innovative low energy community centre in Borgen, Norway

The renovation of Borgen Community Centre has been completed. The goal was to reduce energy consumption by 50% or better. The goal has been reached by a number if innovative low-energy building technologies covering additional insulation, a natural hybrid ventilation system with inlet towers and underground culverts and heat pump heating.

Prefab slab buildings renovation Experience

Cost-effective heating energy savings on prefabricated slab buildings is an issue of great importance due to the large number of this type of buildings that exist in Europe and now are in need for renovation. Considerable savings have been realised within the promoter program: "Energy Redevelopment EnSan" in which modernisation concepts using innovative materials and technologies have been developed and demonstrated.

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