The Fête de l’énergie event – From 9th to 12th October 2014

As part of the Fête de l’énergie event, the partners of ECOBEE project will participate to the event and welcome you from 10th to 12th October, at Pavillon des Energies, Le Dézert (near Saint-Lô). A free event for professionals and individuals, based on energy savings in homes: conference entitled “New behavior, new responsibility/ Building performance and sustainability”, site visits, animation and debates. It becomes essential to save energy in the housing sector by renovating or adopting eco-friendly measures in order to improve comfort and reduce invoices. Green actions are good for the environment. Organised in partnership with: ADEME, le Conseil Général de la Manche, le Conseil Régional de la Basse-Normandie, le GIP-FCIP de Basse-Normandie, les 7 Vents du Cotentin, l’ESITC, l’ARPE, ProfessionsBois, la commune de Donville-les-Bains, l’Hôpital Mémorial de Saint-Lô, Haiecobois et Ventis. The agenda is attached below. Limited places: Compulsory registration by calling (+33) 02 31 30 15 71 or e-mailing - Closing date for registration: October 2nd, 2014

Learning kit

The French version of the learning kit is now finished. If you want to borrow it, please contact us at the following address: . The English version will be ready in October 2014. Please find attached some information about the learning kit.

Franco-British exchange around wood at a French high school – Honfleur

19th – 20th – 21st March 2014 - Nine young English carpenters and two of their teachers of Sussex Coast College Hastings were hosted in Honfleur (Lower-Normandy) by teachers and students of woods section during three days of professional and cultural exchange at a French high school called Albert-Sorel.

Ecobee Project

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Several Project Partners from ECOfab2 are involved in the Ecobee Project. The Ecobee Project aims to further the development of eco-construction and energy efficiency in buildings in the channel area by pooling existing knowledge, tools and techniques to assist businesses in the construction and housing sectors and by sharing newly gained knowledge to support behavioural change among building users.

Video - Eco-Construction Techniques - Forum 2013

Demonstrations of Eco-Construction Techniques, at the Grand Opening of the Pavillon des Energies

Video - Grand Opening & Interviews - Forum 2013

Grand Opening of the Pavillon des Energies, and interviews by Alain Tambour (GIP-FCIP Caen) with Representatives of organisations involved with the project.

Cross-channel training course : January 27-28 2014, GRETA du Calvados

January 27-28: Two-day workshop for 5 students of Sussex Coast College and 2 teachers, hosted by trainers and trainees of GRETA du Calvados-Lycée Jules Verne.

Steering Committee, December 2013

ECO Fab 2 partners meet for the Steering Comittee on December 11th 2013. They report on project actions and discuss about future collaborations.

Ecofab forum 2013, a successful event !

The franco-english partners have largely participated to the 2013 forum “L’Eco-construction en pratique”, also attended by a wide public (more than 800 visitors!) ready to pitch in eco-construction. Workshops, conferences, information and trainings on eco-building and retrofitting have attracted a varied public.

ECOBEE PROJECT Green challenge

Within the ECOBEE Project, GIP-FCIP organizes an ECO-challenge to develop the awareness of participants over the eco-construction issue and fight against climate change through teamwork creation of an ideal eco-built project. If you wish to enter the contest, please contact Alice Pedrotti before June 30th 2014: 0033231301571.


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