Retrofitting a district is quite different from retrofitting a single building: the technological challenges involved are far greater.
Europe’s valuable pig industry is threatened by a plague on its eastern borders with vast destructive potential known as African swine fever. Scientists are fighting back.
Nature can still shock us with its ferocity. Hence, the need to minimise the impact on the most modern transport, energy and communication networks of Nature’s extreme events.
Nowadays most of food packaging is derived from petrochemicals and not always biodegradable. Moreover, consumers often find that there is more packaging than content.
Bioplastics take on traditional petrochemical plastics in food packaging, with some challenges.
A residential energy-saving retrofitting program adopts strategies to convince local inhabitants of its benefits.
Monitoring so-called key performance indicators enables engineers to evaluate whether a newly erect building is as energy efficient as originally planned.
Boecillo in the province of Valladolid in Spain is a place exposed to an extreme temperature fluctuation: from above 30°C in summer down to below 0°C in winter.
A holistic approach is necessary to successfully plan and construct energy efficient buildings. But implementing best practices elsewhere is not a straightforward task.
H2020 financial package increases for knowledge transfer through start-up creation and innovative activities
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