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A Profile of Freiburg, Germany

A good short profile of the city of Freiburg, Germany, and their many sustainability initiatives.  Freiburg is a little more than double Boulder’s size — both in population and area, so it has a similar average population density.  It’s also … Continue reading

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An ultra-low energy neighborhood in Germany

The German university town of Heidelberg is developing a near zero energy neighborhood, housing 5000 people and providing jobs for 7000.  All the buildings will meet the ultra strict Passivhaus energy efficiency standard.  It’s in the center of town, and … Continue reading

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