EN 16005 Standard, the safety of automatic door users as a priority

September 22nd, 2016|

In April 2013 the EN16005 Standard, which establishes a safety standard in automatic doors at European level, came into force in 33 European countries. Before this legislation entered into force, each area was governed by its own rules, but thanks to its creation, safety requirements have been improved under one standard, and users’ safety has […]

The smartest building in the world

September 21st, 2016|

Smart-buildings are now a reality and several examples can be found throughout the world, but there is one that stands out among the rest and it is none other than The Edge in Amsterdam.

The Edge is a genuine example of innovation, smartness and sustainability, and it is not by accident that it has been designed […]

Accessibility, technology and museums

September 20th, 2016|

Culture is considered an intangible good which every person, disregarding their physical, psychic, racial or gender condition, needs to have access to. Museums democratise themselves thanks to new technologies, by suppressing all kind of barriers, helping and enabling both access and use to people whose physical and sensorial conditions are impaired.

Museums adapted for all

Visually impaired […]

How to improve thermal insulation in buildings?

September 20th, 2016|

Thermal insulation in buildings is vital in reaching energy saving and sustainability targets, especially in those buildings with certain years, since formerly there were lacks of attention to these parameters when building. It is precisely due to this lack of insulation that the so-called “Plan Renove” in buildings is being carried out, whose purpose is […]

Monitoring the temperature. Turn off and on the air-conditioner or leave it on?

September 15th, 2016|

Turn on and off air-conditioners and heating systems or maintain them at a constant temperature? This is one of the issues of serious concern to the users whether in the workplace or in their homes, and that is, as with many other aspects related to energy consumption, a myth intrinsically established in our society exists.

The […]

How to be a sustainable SME?

September 13th, 2016|

It is a fact that The Earth is warming at an alarming rate, so it is essential to take measures to counteract, or at least, help the environment to take some air.

There are thousands of companies, especially SMEs, developing a daily activity that involves energy and resources expenditure, as well as a significant production of […]

Europe with energy efficiency

September 6th, 2016|

Europe is focused on the commitment to become a more efficient continent energetically in recent years. Currently, there is an objective known as 20/20/20, which is nothing more than the attempt to achieve a 20% increase in the energy efficiency by using renewable energies, and by reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gases by 20% for […]

Sustainable buildings and their life cycle

September 1st, 2016|

A sustainable building tries to balance social, economic and environmental dimensions in all phases of its life but especially in the design, in order to achieve a sustainable development.

The constructions or traditional buildings focus on short-term profits, without taking account of sustainability. But when talking about sustainable construction, the long term goal is not only […]

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