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Reducing Carbon Footprint trough sustainable renovation and innovation

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Several botanical gardens have historical buildings and glasshouses. The combination of these
old buildings and glasshouses results in a high energy need and a large carbon footprint. The
climate crisis urges a drastic change in how we heat our buildings to become climate neutral by
2050. Meise Botanic Garden is developing an energy master plan combining sustainable
renovation with innovative heating technologies. It aims at lowering its carbon footprint by 65%
in the next few years. In parallel Meise Botanic Garden promotes sustainability through its
educational programmes and the WOODLab.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRoots, Botanic Gardens Conservation International Education Review
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Apr-2022
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