Category Archives: Construction

Urban GreenUP

New Strategy for Re-Naturing Cities through Nature-Based Solutions. Urban GreenUP coordinated by CARTIF aims at obtaining a tailored methodology (1) to support the co-development of Renaturing Urban Plans focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation and efficient water management, and (2) to assist in the implementation of NBS in an effective way. NBS classification and… Read More »

3rd and last leaflet of STEP-2-SPORT published

The third and last leaflet of the STEP-2-SPORT project has been published. Below the links to download it in the language of your choice: Catalan Bulgarian Polish Portuguese Swedish Italian   About the 3rd version of the leaflet (in Spanish): Descubre las herramientas y metodologías para mejorar la eficiencia energética de tu centro deportivo visitando… Read More »

Final event of STEP-2-SPORT: Reducing the energy consumption of sports buildings

The Final Dissemination Event of STEP-2-SPORT project took place on 21st February 2017 in Brussels at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. It was an open public event with the objective to disseminate the STEP-2-SPORT results to a wide variety of stakeholders: sport associations, EU associations, construction sector and experts in… Read More »

RESSEEPE video published! Enhancement of Energy Efficiency in Public Edification

RESEEPE will bring together design and decision making tools, innovative building fabric manufacturers and a strong demonstration programme to demonstrate the improved building performance through retrofitting.   The core idea of the RESSEEPE project is to technically advance, adapt, demonstrate and assess a number of innovative retrofit technologies. Reductions in the area of 50% will… Read More »

Questionnaire: end-user requirements for innovative modular Green Walls

The Green INSTRUCT project is developing a prefabricated modular structural building block that is superior to conventional precast reinforced concrete panels by virtue of its reduced weight, improved acoustic and thermal performance and multiple functionalities.   For this purpose, the project would kindly ask your contribution for a short survey. Click on the following link:… Read More »

Pre-fabricated elements through the reuse and recycling of construction materials and structures

The Green INSTRUCT project develops Green Integrated Structural Elements for Retrofitting and New Construction of Buildings. Click here to download the leaflet.   The rapid growth of the construction industry worldwide during the past decades has resulted in an enormous increase of the produced Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) quantities globally. This requires the industry… Read More »