Category Archives: Construction

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 »


Green Integrated Structural Elements for Retrofitting and New Construction of Buildings. The Green INSTRUCT project will develop 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. The Green INSTRUCT block consists of over 70% of… Read More »

Open Workshops – Energy Rehabilitation of Sports Centres

In Europe, there are over a million and a half sports facilities, number which represents approximately 8% of the buildings. Most of them were built before 1980 without considering energy efficiency criteria, so it is necessary to promote energy renovation of these buildings. According to studies conducted in the UK, sports facilities account for about… Read More »

LEITAT @ 24M Meeting TAIMEE project

The European consortium TAIMEE has just celebrated its 24 month Meeting, hosted by Nobatek in Anglet-France during the 2nd and 3rd of October. During the event, partners discussed the progress of the project focusing on the production and market implementation of an innovative leather composite material to provide acoustical isolation in addition to thermal insulation… Read More »

LEITAT @ ECTP-E2BA Conference

LEITAT attended the 6th European Construction Technology Platform Conference at SQUARE BRUSSELS Meeting Centre in central Brussels on the 17th -19th of June. The conference aimed to identify the main challenges and to shape the future horizons of the built environment in the coming 25 years. The event allowed stakeholders from industry, research and society to… Read More »


STEP-2-SPORT project aims to support the refurbishment of the existing sport buildings through step by step renovation towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB), contributing to the EU energy objectives. Energy audits and energy performance certification will be performed in pilot sport facilities from 7 different countries (Sweden, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece and Bulgaria) in… Read More »