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  • Construction adds a new material, more ecological and sustainable

    Three vocational training students from Burgos won the national technological innovation contest, Gigas with a revolutionary invention: a new material for construction made out of fungus fiber.

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  • A bill is passed to promote building rehabilitation

    The House of Representatives has passed an urgent bill to building rehabilitation within the framework of the Plan for Recuperation, Transformation and Resilience, financed by funds from the Next Generation EU Plan

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  • Air quality: unfinished business

    The relationship between indoor air quality (IAQ) of homes and its impact on the health of its occupants is a subject of recurring concern for experts in the field, but the arrival of Covid-19 made it a priority for the housing sector

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  • Recycle and reuse, a new life for materials

    More than 30% of the total annual waste in Europe comes from materials used for construction. Recycling and reusing these materials mainly benefits the environment, but companies also benefit, because they reduce costs and corporations in the sector become generators of new raw materials

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  • Energy-efficient houses: action and reaction of citizens

    Environmental awareness campaigns constantly alert us about the importance of having an energy-efficient home. Also, the European Commission promoted the energy renovation of less efficient buildings (G) to try and achieve that, by 2030, no home will have lower than an F in their energy certificate

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