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Denmark is one of the most energy efficient countries in the world. The widespread use of district heating systems and CHP supported by national energy policies since the 1970s has proved to be a successful way to improve the energy efficiency and tackle climate change and security of supply in Danish cities. These successful results […]
Hennig-Olsen Is (Hennig-Olsen ice cream) concerns about the environment. Thanks to the first Grundfos BioBooster solution in the country, the leading Norwegian ice cream producer can now meet the increased wastewater treatment requirements.
City-to-city partnerships have the potential to accelerate climate resilience and innovation. The New York City-Copenhagen (NYC-CPH) partnership is an example of such partnership. Background The partnership between New York and Copenhagen had its early beginnings in 2013 when a CPH delegation visited NYC to look for opportunities for knowledge exchange, partnering and a platform for […]
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) wants to address the higher frequency of heavy rainfalls through integration of traditional underground drainage infrastructure with above-ground, nature-based solutions into ongoing urban infrastructure planning.
Nordea’s new headquarters in Ørestad, close to the city of Copenhagen, consist of 47,000 m² with 2,500 office stations designed to the highest LEED standard – LEED Platinum standard with an energy usage of 41 kWh/m2 pr. year. It has 1.870 m² solar cells. Micro shades in the glass roof block 90 per cent of […]
Up to 16.5m3 of water flows through the Abu Hamour drainage tunnel every second, meaning it could drain an Olympic swimming pool in around two and a half minutes. The project involves the design and construction of a storm water tunnel and access shafts in Doha along the route of the proposed F-Ring Road from […]
Image: Tækker Group The town of Nye is an urban development project focusing on sustainability and ‘liveability’, not least in the form of visionary water and climate management with more nature, biodiversity and water in the urban environment. Among the aims are to handle all rainwater from the town, protect against flooding, integrate water into the […]
Sollihøgda Plussby is an ambitious environmental project, which aims to provide the Oslo region with smart and sustainable solutions. The pilot project is just outside Oslo and could potentially house 30,000 people and provide 15,000 jobs if the Ringeriksbanen line opens a station on this section. The aim is to create Europe’s first ‘Plus City’, […]
Tackling marine emissions The Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung relies on its marine network to transport machined goods across its bustling harbor. It is the thirteenth largest in the world. Kaohsiung is typical of many harbor cities in Asia, where diesel ferries are a necessary part of life. Yet this activity comes at a cost, […]
OUTPUT FROM THERMAL INSPECTIONS: New computer software has made it possible to present the thermal data acquired by drones in an easily accessible web solution using a common internet browser. All data is analysed and categorized, and placed on a web-server in the cloud. The hot spots in the pictures are divided into categories.
Vietnam is one of the world’s largest producers of farmed seafood and they have plans to double the production by 2020. Farming methods are often traditional and to increase production this significantly, there is a strong need for new sustainable technology and for moving the production towards sustainability. Vietnam has undergone rapid socio-economic development over […]
In addition to delivering reductions in energy consumption, the renovation of the Wilmcote House aimed to extend the lifetime of the buildings and transform their visual appearance to create attractive living conditions for the residents.
Building renovation in the future will encompass broader sustainability concerns and holistic renovation scenarios Reducing buildings’ energy consumption and emissions is a key objective to meet the EU’s energy and climate goals. In addition, it is also a necessity to ensure buildings’ functions and qualities, and to provide a positive living environment. Therefore energy efficiency […]