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Posted: Feb 15, 2011

Russian Nanotechnology Corp. Supports the Smart House Project

(Nanowerk News) The first Smart House in Russia complying with the ecological BREEAM standard at the "Excellent" level will be constructed in the Chuvash Republic.
The contract for designing of the passive house was signed in RUSNANO on February 11, 2011. The Mortgage Corporation of the Chuvash Republic and the TUS building company acted as the project originators, and the British company AECOM, one of the world leaders in the sphere of designing and building of modern and ecological buildings and constructions, was chosen as a contractor.
The project of the passive house is implemented with the support of the Chuvash Republic Government and the Fund of Assistance to Housing and Communal Services Reforming State Corporation.
"Participants of the project have set for themselves a very ambitious task. The corporation actively supports this project as a possibility to show the operational qualities of innovative building materials, including the unique characteristics of nanotechnological products of our project companies", said RUSNANO Managing Director Dmitry Lisenkov.
Source: RUSNANO (press release)
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