The last barrier: accessible urbanism and architecture

April 27th, 2016|

Nowadays, some efforts are being made to adapt the existing architecture to people with reduced mobility or some kind of deficiency, which prevent them from developing any efficient and autonomous activity. On the other hand, new models of urbanism and architecture are designed and built according to these accessibility standards. In a short time, thanks […]

Insulation: the key to sustainability and saving

April 22nd, 2016|

Buildings’ insulation is the key to achieve the energy saving target, since part of the energy is lost through walls, doors, floors and windows, increasing the electric bill disproportionately.

Several measures can be taken to insulate buildings, get the required tightness and become a sustainable building.

First of all, we must consider the weather conditions. In the […]

The importance of energy efficiency in stores

April 20th, 2016|

If a business wants to be economically competitive and profitable, it has to manage the energy demand that is derived from its activity. Otherwise, it may incur in unnecessary expenses or affect the quality of its services. That is why it is so important for the store to be economically efficient.

There are some key concepts […]

Improving comfort with controlled ventilation

April 15th, 2016|

Ventilation of buildings is very important because its lack or excess of humidity can be really harmful to health.

Nowadays, we use air-conditioning systems and ventilation to acclimatize inside buildings according to our preferences. This means huge energy use, and it can cause diseases such as colds, headaches or eye irritation among others. These problems, arising […]

European smart cities’ development

April 13th, 2016|

Thanks to the development of new technologies and services offered in telecommunications, cities have features that help and improve the quality of life of their inhabitants. In order to consider a city as a smart city, it must fulfil some of requirements, especially those related to sustainable development.

It is estimated that by 2050, more than […]

Energy efficiency in buildings

April 6th, 2016|

In order to consider the construction as energy-efficient, there are a number of basic conditions that must be fulfilled. However, the most important condition aims at reducing the use of conventional or non-renewable energies, in support of the clean or renewable energies.

In Spain there is a distinctive called energy efficiency eco-label, which certifies the energy […]

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