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Partners met in Bordeaux for 8th time

The 8th Project meeting took place In the French city of Bordeaux, October 7 till 8, 2014. During the meeting as always, the project members discussed the reporting, implementation plans, good practices and subject of final conference and publication.

On the first day the study visit was to Hotel de la Cub,  Urban Community ofBordeaux, constructed in 70ties and renovated four years ago with the cost of 45 milion euro. In the 15 floors high office building new wall insulation, double glazing and heating and cooling systems were installed. Also a photovoltaic panels, green walls and LED lighting are part of investment.
The second day partners visited Arago residence in Pessac. This social housing built in 60ties was renovated with the cost of 34 milion euro. 518 housing units has been realized in the framework  of eco-neighbourhood project and operation was part of the ERDF project for energy efficiency in social housing in Aquitaine region. Also there was construction of the new 108 housing units, , stusios for young workers, renovation of a shopping centre and improvement in the living environment was under way.

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