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Sustainable design

Sustainable design

  • Fostering Green Building in Thailand for a Low Carbon Society - Enabling Readiness for Up Scaling Investments in Building Energy Efficiency for Achieving NDC Goals

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission:
    Phase:
    Implementation
    Countries:
    Objective:

    This Technology Transfer Advances Thailand's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent from the projected business-as-usual (BAU) level by 2030, and continue the work of Thailand's Energy Efficiency Plan to reduce the country’s energy intensity by 30% below the 2010 level in 2036.

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  • Cutting Edge Sustainable Building

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    The municipality of Örnsköldsvik has a long given priority to sustainable and energy efficient building. The expertise regarding energy efficiency and alternative energy sources are great and we have benefited from the expertise available internally in the municipality and held by planners, designers and installers when new building erected. In Ornskoldsvik, we have recently built schools, nursing homes, swimming pools and office buildings. All along, the minimization of energy has been an important issue.
    If you are interested visit us and take part of our field trips.

  • Green Zone – A Road To Sustainability

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    The Green Zone in Umeå is still a role model as a service area closing the loop - even more than 15 years after its inauguration! Green Zone proves in an educational way that it is possible and economically viable to transform from linear to circular thinking. Many visitors come to here every year to learn more about energy efficiency and sustainable solutions. In the beginning Green Zone was completely unique. No similar facility existed in 2000, when

  • Hedbergs Tak - Sweden's most energy efficient industrial building

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    With the right technology and with smart materials has Hedbergs Tak managed to construct one of Sweden's most energy efficient industrial buildings. With the right technology and with smart materials has Hedbergs Tak managed to construct one of Swedens most energy efficient industrial buildings. They manged to reduce the energy consumption with 50% in comparison to a traditional industry building. The building is only used as an office and warehouse, there is no manufacturing in the building.

  • HSB Living Lab – Shaping the Housing of Tomorrow

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    How will we live in the future? HSB Living Lab is a research and demonstration arena, consisting of actual homes for students and guest researchers. This exciting project innovates on site, enhancing the sustainability and quality of present and future homes and buildings. What will future, sustainable housing look like? At HSB Living Lab, private and public sector and academia work together to create an innovation arena that integrates solutions in the real estate sector. The arena promotes more efficient use of land and counteracts market failure.

  • Kvillebäcken – First green district

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    Kvillebäcken is the first urban district in Gothenburg built according to the new, more stringent, environmental demands. Traffic and buildings will be adapted to a more environmentally sustainable community, where no inhabitants will be dependent on transport by car. Housing and commercial buildings will meet strict demands on energy balance, indoor environment, healthy materials, protection from noise and moisture, greenery in the courtyards, and surface water management.

  • Sustainable Ålidhem

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    Sustainable Ålidhem in Umeå is a unique project for sustainable urban development which includes social, technical, environmental and economical aspects. The overall objective of the project is to reduce energy use in the area, create a more comfortable and safe environment and transform Ålidhem to a sustainable neighborhood. The main objective is to half the use of energy in the area. On the roofs of Matematikgränd and Geografigränd photovoltaic-cells (pv-cells) have been built by Bostaden and Umeå Energi.

  • Wooden bridge Älvsbacka

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    The Älvsbacka Bridge in Skellefteå is one of many pedestrian bridges constructed by Martinsons since the end of the 1980s.
    The enviromental benefits frome construction in wood is just one of many. Wooden pedestrian bridges have many advantages over other bridge types:
    High level of prefabrication
    - Fast assembly times
    - Minimal inconvenience to traffic with bridge spanning a road
    - Low costs for transport and laying the foundation
    - Documented quality and service life

  • ILF

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    ILF is an independent international multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting company offering a broad range of services on major industrial and infrastructural projects in: Oil and Gas, Energy & Climate Protection, Water & Environment, Transport & Structures. ILF employs consulting engineers with expertise in electrical, civil, mechanical, process and economic engineering/business administration who provide a wide range of engineering, project management and consultancy services.