Stenløse - a town in Northern Zealand – is part of Egedal Municipality. Egedal has decided to strengthen the energy requirements for a new settlement to be erected. More than 400 dwellings, a kindergarten and an activity centre for elderly people will be designed and constructed with a heating energy consumption and an overall primary energy consumption better than it is required for a low energy class 1 building according to the Danish Building regulation from 2008 (BR08) which is close to low energy class 2015 in the newest Danish Building Regulation.
Måbjerg is situated in the Region Midtjylland in the western part of Denmark near the city of Holstebro. Agriculture and food industries are important parts of the local economy – as it is for Denmark in general.
The agricultural sector is facing increasing problems meeting the environmental regulations – especially regarding the emissions of Nitrogen which seeps into the fields where the manure from the animal production is spread.
Hedegaards School is located in Ballerup, Denmark, in a cold temperate climate. The school is positioned in a relatively open urban area with mainly low-rise buildings and is one of 10 schools in the town. In this area, the annual mean temperature has increased from 8 °C in 1980 to 8.7 °C today. The number of heating degree days is 2900 and the number of hours with bright sunshine is about 1700 – this has also increased over the last 30 years from about 1500 hours.
Sonderborg is a Danish municipality with 76 000 citizens committed to becoming a zero-carbon community by 2029, an objective pledged in the ProjectZero visionary project with a focus on sustainable growth and creating new green jobs. Energy efficiency and energy from the area’s own renewable sources are the key means to turn the vision into reality. New thinking is essential and public policy and investments fuel this transition.