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Prof. Wolfgang Feist / The “Father” of the Passive House Idea

As part of the ClimArchiNet project, The “Father” of the Passive House Idea Prof. Wolfgang Feist presented goals that focused on decarboniziation of the building sector at the International Conference “Connecting Buildings & Sustainability” which took place on 30 November 2021.

Dr. Jürgen Schnieders / Development of Energy Efficient Buildings

The premiere of Dr. Jürgen Schnieders’ video presentation on “The development of energy-efficient buildings and their impact on the climate” took place on November 30, 2021 during the live moderated broadcast of the Passive House Centre’s International Conference Connecting Buildings & Sustainability.

ClimArchiTrip / Six Pieces of Experience from Berlin

As part of the ClimArchiNet project in Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Technical University of Berlin, we prepared a 3-day study trip for a group of 24 experts from the Czech Republic visiting inspiring buildings with professional guides and an interpreter into Czech. The aim of this trip was to present 6 examples of current construction projects in Berlin.

Composting and other Environmental Activities in School Yards

16 Schools and more than 1700 children participated in Composting and other Activities in the second phase of EUKI project “Humus per la Biosfera”.

ClimArchiTrip – Sustainable Architecture in Austria

The ClimArchiNet EUKI project is coming to an end. On a final study tour, participants had the chance to discover sustainable architecture in Vienna.

Allocating EU Funds in CEE: A webinar

EUKI project “Directing EU Funds towards Climate Neutrality” organised a Web Seminar about recommendations on money expenditures from a climate perspective. Examples were presented by every country representative.

294 Energy Scouts Qualified in 2021 – A Brief Review

The Young Energy Europe project qualifies Energy Scouts across Europe to advance corporate climate protection. In 2021, 294 Energy Scouts from 108 companies have successfully completed the Young Energy Europe training.

ClimArchiNet: How to transform cities and regions towards carbon neutrality?

On 22nd March 2022, EUKI Project ClimArchiNet invited local governments to the 2nd Round Table to discuss how cites and urban regions can achieve climate neutrality. The event was organized by the Institute for Passive House in cooperation with the Union of Slovak Cities.

Humus per la Biosfera: Indoor Environmental Education for School Children

The first phase of the project has finished. The Giacche Verdi Bronte (GV) staff and its international volunteers gave lessons in 16 schools for 1,730 children in towns within the river valleys of Mount Etna.

Primary School in Trikala

UPGREAT: Renovation following the Passive House Concept

The UPGREAT project works to upgrade professionals’ skills for deep renovations which are needed to sustainably transform the buildings sector to fulfill high energy and low carbon emissions standards.