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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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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 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
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The colleagues of “A esta hora”, of Canal Extremadura, 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 25 Jun 2019 11:00 PM
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Within the European Union Sustainable Energy Week, held in Brussels, between June 18 and 20, the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) has organized a conference on Smart Regions - Smart Solutions, open to all audiences. On this day, several European projects related to sustainability and energy issues, carried out by different countries of the European Union have been presented.

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on 18 Jun 2019 11:00 PM
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The fourth project coordination meeting was held at the INTROMAC facilities in Cáceres.

In this meeting, the partners have defined the laboratory tests proposed and the materials necessary for tests. The partners have also discussed about the real scale tests that will be carried out in EDEA demonstrators.

After reviewing the tests, we have commented on the advances in the project of the demonstrators of Ribera del Fresno, knowing modifications made since the previous presentations.

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Within the program of studies of the Higher Cycle of “Energy Efficiency and Solar Thermal Energy” of the I.E.S. Emerita Augusta of Mérida (Badajoz) includes the analysis and study of green roofs and façades.

Due this topic is of great relevance and importance for the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project, a work meeting has been organized between the Dirección General de Arquitectura and one of the students of the Higher Cycle, Borja Martín Pajuelo, to learn and discuss the main characteristics of the green roofs and façades, as well as the conditions of its putting in work.

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on 13 Jun 2019 11:00 PM
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The Official College of Architects of Extremadura (COADE) has presented the informative campaign “The architect of the House”. The purpose of this initiative is to make society aware of the importance of the maintenance and proper conservation of the buildings that make up our community, through the professional services of the architects. “The architect of the house” keeps the building in good condition, anticipating problems, saving expenses, minimizing damages, providing solutions and managing the IEE process to generate security for the neighbors.

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on 20 May 2019 11:00 PM
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Within the “European Hospital and Healthcare Federation 2019 Hope Exchange Programme in Extremadura (Spain)”, thematic “Evidenced-informed decision-making in healthcare management” has organized a working meeting between the Dirección General de Arquitectura and the participants in the Program.

Within this framework, the Dirección General de Arquitectura has presented the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project, where it has emphasized the relationship between energy efficiency, comfort and home insulation with the health of its occupants.

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on 19 May 2019 11:00 PM
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La Junta de Extremadura ha organizado una jornada de retos en la descarbonización del sector de la edificación, abierta a todos los públicos. Esta jornada se ha estructurado en 4 grandes bloques: Retos de la descarbonización del sector de la edificación, transición energética; Nuevos modelos de financiación; Herramientas para mejorar la eficiencia energética: BIM, fondos de carbono, patrones de uso y cambios de hábitos; y Materiales naturales y reciclados para edificios de consumo de energía casi nulo.

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on 07 May 2019 11:00 PM
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The EDEA CICIE Center has organized a workshop in collaborative work in energy efficiency and sustainability projects, for professionals in the construction and engineering sector. This day, four of the main research entities of Extremadura have participated: University of Extremadura, AGENEX, CICYTEX and Junta de Extremadura.

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on 06 May 2019 11:00 PM
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The third project coordination meeting was held at the EDEA-CICE Demonstrators in Cáceres. This time we have been accompanied by our official European coordinator.

During this meeting we reviewed the evolution of the seven actions of the project, analyzing the progress made in the tasks and the problems encountered during its development.

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on 25 Mar 2019 11:00 PM
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We have started the new year with great desire to see all the partners of the project and to continue advancing in the objectives of the LIFE ReNatural NZEB!

To celebrate the second project coordination meeting we have moved to Coimbra, the beautiful Portuguese town that hosts the ITeCons facilities.

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The facilities of the Finca La Orden of CICYTEX, located in Guadajira (Badajoz), have hosted the first project coordination meeting.

In this meeting, the partners have commented the progress made since the kick off meeting. Due to the schedule established in the project, a large part of the meeting has focused on the tasks and objectives of ACTION 1.

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on 18 Dec 2018 1:13 PM
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The LIFE ReNatural NZEB project is already underway!

On September 18, the initial meeting of the project was held in the offices of the Dirección General de Arquitectura of the Junta de Extremadura, in Mérida.

This European project is led by the Dirección General de Arquitectura and it has partners from Spain and Portugal: INTROMAC, CICYTEX, URVIPEXSA, University of Córdoba, AMORIM and ITeCons.

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on 27 Sep 2018 2:15 PM