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The LIFE ReNatural NZEB project is organising a series of five free online training courses for professionals in the construction sector.

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on 09 Mar 2021 12:52 PM
  • training
  • courses
  • online
  • free
on 09 Mar 2021 12:48 PM
  • webinar
  • materials
  • Sustainable Construction
on 09 Mar 2021 12:43 PM
  • congress
  • energy
  • sustainability
  • environment
  • environmental
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Ecodesign can be defined as the "integration of environmental aspects into product design with the aim of improving the environmental performance of the product throughout its life cycle "1. In the process of trying to minimise the environmental impact in the construction sector, there are various strategies to address it.

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on 09 Mar 2021 9:37 AM
  • ECODESIGN
  • environmental
  • impact
  • technologies
  • sustainability
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Plasencia City Council, together with the Official College of Architects of Extremadura (COADE) and the PYMECON Foundation, have been organising a series of conferences on architectural rehabilitation since 2006 under the name of REHABILITA.

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on 09 Mar 2021 9:30 AM
  • conferences
  • rehabilitation
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Many landowners in the Huéscar region are promoting the initiative to create an association of forest owners and a certification group for their products. In this scenario, local managers organised this conference to inform about the advantages and procedures of such actions by the secretary of PEFC Spain, Ana Belén Noriega, and the president of COSE, Francisco Carreño.

The conference also included two projects in which the University of Cordoba is working in relation to the enhancement of wood as a building material, one of them being the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project.

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on 09 Mar 2021 9:24 AM
  • Sustainable Construction
  • conferences
  • wood
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We are starting the cycle of MOOC courses of the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project, with the aim of training in sustainable design and construction. These are three free, short courses that you can take remotely and at your own pace.

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on 09 Mar 2021 9:20 AM
  • MOOC
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The conference, held on 3 March and organised by the partners of the LIFE iCirBus 4Industries project, was presented as an opportunity to share Circular Economy initiatives and projects in industrial processes.
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on 09 Mar 2021 9:17 AM
  • LIFE iCirBus 4Industries
  • LIFE ReNatural NZEB
  • Dirección General de Arquitectura
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On the 13th of November, the Conference "Nature-based Solutions for the Adaptation of Buildings to Climate Change" was held in the city of Badajoz. This conference was presented as an opportunity to learn about the impact and functionality of "Natured-Based Solutions" as tools for local adaptation to climate change in buildings and cities.
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on 09 Mar 2021 9:12 AM
  • LIFE ReNatural
  • Dirección General de Arquitectura
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CICYTEX partners INTROMAC, URVIPEXSA and the General Directorate of Architecture presented the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project during the second day of the Iberian Construction Fair (FICON), held between 7 and 9 November at the FEVAL facilities in Don Benito (Badajoz). In this presentation, emphasis was placed on the research related to the search for new natural and recycled materials, as well as the evolution of the demonstration projects that are going to be developed within the framework of the project.
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on 09 Mar 2021 9:10 AM
  • FEVAL
  • CICYTEX
  • INTROMAC
  • URVIPEXSA
  • Dirección General de Arquitectura
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On 8, 9 and 10 October, the XV Latin American Congress of Construction Pathology - XVII Congress of Quality Control in Construction "CONPAT" took place in the city of Chiapas (Mexico), supported by the non-profit association "Asociación Latinoamericana de Control de Calidad, Patología y Recuperación de la Construcción, Internacional, Asociación Civil (ALCONPAT Internacional)". Our partners from the University of Cordoba attended this event to publicise the Life ReNatural Project, presenting the paper "Construction solutions in wood. Protection and durability linked to design".

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on 09 Mar 2021 9:06 AM
  • CONPAT Mexico
  • LIFE ReNatural NZEB
  • UCO
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The I EUROACE Ecodesign Meeting is a space conceived to bring together committed and innovative minds from EUROACE with the main objective of raising awareness about ECODESIGN and the opportunities it offers for the improvement of business competitiveness, as well as the actions that can be promoted for its development.

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on 09 Mar 2021 8:57 AM
  • LIFE ReNatural NZEB
  • EUROACE
  • ECODESING
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These days we have participated in the final event of the FINERPOL project, led by AGENEX. In this event, organized in Brussels, we have learned about the evolution and results of this project, whose main objective is to develop financial instruments that allow the implementation of energy rehabilitation policies in homes.

In this meeting, the Dirección General de Arquitectura has presented the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project: objectives and scope, planned tests, demonstration projects, and dissemination and training actions, among other aspects.

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on 09 Oct 2019 11:00 PM
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The colleagues of “El Paliqueo”, of Canal Extremadura Radio, have offered us to present the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project in their program.

In this program we have commented on the objectives and scope of the project, as well as teach a small sample of the materials and natural products to be tested: granules and cork dust, kenaf, rice husk, biomass ash or compressed earth blocks.

From minute 46:45 you can see our participation and learn more about the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project.

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on 09 Oct 2019 11:00 PM
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The 2019 edition of the European Night of Researchers has had the participation of 371 cities in 30 European countries with the aim of bringing science and people who investigate to the general public, to demonstrate in a practical and playful way the relationship between research and daily life, and disseminate scientific studies among young people.

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on 26 Sep 2019 11:00 PM
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On September 24 and 25, our partners at the University of Córdoba worked in the “BeWood. Wood, an alliance that descontaminantes the air”. This workshop, held at the SAFA Santa Rafaela María and CEIP Antonio Machado centers of Pedro Abad, in Córdoba, has consisted of making the wood known to the students through its composition, structure and properties so that they can understand their potential in the construction sector and its ability to reduce energy consumption and decontaminate the air by sequestering carbon and filtering other GHGs.

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on 24 Sep 2019 11:00 PM
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These days we have traveled to Lugo to meet our colleagues from LIFE Lugo + Biodynamic and LIFE EcoTimberCell. Together with them, we discusses the evolution of each of the projects and share the experiences lived at this time.

The LIFE Lugo + Biodynamic project is led by the Lugo City Council. Its intention is to transform the city towards a model of sustainable urban development through an innovative urban planning strategy for action against Climate Change, in which forest ecosystems, including wetlands, have a fundamental role.

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on 17 Sep 2019 11:00 PM
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REBUILD Showroom & Congress is the boutique innovation event for the building sector that brings together industry leaders and more than 200 exhibiting brands in an exclusive innovation showroom next to the National Congress of Advanced Architecture and Construction. A unique business platform at the confluence of new materials, offsite construction, sustainability, design, technology and energy efficiency.

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on 16 Sep 2019 11:00 PM
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With the aim of promoting cooperation between institutions in Spain, Portugal and the Ibero-American countries, through its professors, researchers, professionals and students, the V Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology has been organized ( CIEEMAT), in Portalegre (Portugal), from September 11 to 13.

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on 11 Sep 2019 11:00 PM
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The LIFE ReNatural NZEB Project team has visited the Santa Engracia Neighborhood, in Badajoz.

The Santa Engracia Neighborhood is located on the north of the city and it’s one of the four locations selected to develop the demonstrator projects.   

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on 29 Jul 2019 11:00 PM