Using wind, sunlight, wood chips, and biogas, the village of Feldheim, Germany, makes all of its own electricity and heat
By 2021, new buildings in Germany will need to comply with Europe’s ‘nearly net zero’ goal
Known as Bioenergiedörfer, these villages use locally sourced sustainable fuels to produce most of their electricity and space heat
At the BauTec 2014 conference in Berlin, manufacturers promoted new building materials, touted their HVAC equipment, and distributed free beer
Hundreds of buildings in Flachau, Austria, are heated by a central plant that burns wood chips from local forests
The Bauhaus store in Berlin resembles a Home Depot or Lowe’s — but offers many products that are unavailable in the U.S.
In Berlin, expanded polystyrene (EPS) is the insulation of choice for exterior insulation retrofit projects
A report from the recent DENA conference in Berlin: Germany aims for increased energy efficiency, a reduction in fossil fuel use, and social justice
Germans are committed to the country’s ‘Energiewende,’ but the details of the shift to renewable energy sources are often debated
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