The government-appointed expert committee on green competitiveness recently presented its report on Norway's green industry opportunities towards 2030 and the low emission society in 2050. The Powerhouse collaboration hopes that the government will follow up the expert committee’s suggestions regarding buildings.
The greenest school in Norway, Powerhouse Drøbak Montessori lower secondary school, will be ready before school start next year.
A new report from the ZEB centre states that it is not only solid technical solutions that has been crucial for the Powerhouse Kjørbo success, the world’s first renovated plus-energy building
Buildings account for around 40 percent of energy consumption and 40 percent of CO2 emissions on a global basis. The first renovated energy-positive building in Norway is already in place. It is energy efficient and produces more energy than it consumes during its lifespan.