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04 Jul 2018

How to anticipate EU policy for sustainable construction

By Rosalía Fernández Pardo The construction sector represents 40 % of the European Unions (EU) total energy consumption, 35 % of its greenhouse gas emissions, a third of its water consumption, and a third of the waste generated. Taking action to reduce those numbers is absolutely...
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04 Jul 2018

Norvento headquarters achieve the highest score in BREEAM ES

The CIne building, located in Lugo, has obtained a BREEAM Outstanding rating.  The building is energy self-sufficient and is also able to disconnect from the electricity and gas grids without affecting its performance. The CIne building (Norvento Enerxía Innovation Centre) is one...
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11 Jun 2018

SIMA and BREEAM ES present SIMAlab

At the Madrid Real Estate Exhibition, BREEAM ES and SIMA presented for the first time a reproduction of a sustainable home, in an activity called SIMAlab. SIMAlab is an interactive and informative space, where the house was shown using specific examples on how sustainable...
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04 Jun 2018

Say Hello to ITG!

Say Hello to ITG! The next BREEAM National Scheme Operator (NSO) to be celebrated as our monthly featured NSO! ITG operate BREEAM ES, the locally adapted scheme for Spain. They operate schemes for existing buildings, new construction and communities. To learn more about ITG, take...
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