Change is about communicating it.

Change is about communicating it.

Just back from Klimahouse, the most important green building exhibition and congress in Italy (the eighteenth edition) for the first time in person after 2020, with a mixture of uncertainty and amazement about being able to see each other, meet, and design together again. We left the screens, the webinars, the calls. It is really … Continua a leggere Change is about communicating it.

RESET, to monitor the indoor air.

RESET, to monitor the indoor air.

“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it”, paraphrasing Lord Kelvin. This is valid for indoor air too. The RESET Standard is the world’s first sensor-based and performance-driven data standard and certification program for the built environment. The RESET Standard creates a structure for data quality, continuous monitoring, and benchmarking. The standard harnesses the … Continua a leggere RESET, to monitor the indoor air.

Si fa presto a dire Zero.

Si fa presto a dire Zero.

[the English abstract follows] Zero emissions, zero carbon, zero energy, net zero, net positive, nearly zero energy buildings, carbon neutral, zero impact, carbon-free, carbon negative, carbon off setting, carbon removal, il primo edificio, il primo progetto, il primo intervento di rigenerazione urbana a zero emissioni, il primo ... – aggiungete a piacere. Insomma, si fa … Continua a leggere Si fa presto a dire Zero.

Because indoor air quality matters

Because indoor air quality matters

Humans breathe more than 15,000 litres (15 m3) of air every single day, consuming approximately four times more air than food and liquid together[1]. Health effects associated with exposure to indoor air pollutants can be short- and long-term and can range in severity and in the most recent global burden of disease study, household air pollution … Continua a leggere Because indoor air quality matters

E’ ora di cambiare aria (nelle scuole)

E’ ora di cambiare aria (nelle scuole)

[the English abstract follows] Un approccio scientifico, un piano d’azione multilivello indirizzato ai vari stakeholders, un mix equilibrato tra teoria e pratica, ricerca e soluzioni, ma soprattutto un modello di collaborazione territoriale e transfrontaliera che ha messo al centro la salute del mondo scolastico. Questo è in poche battute il DNA del progetto Qualità dell’Aria … Continua a leggere E’ ora di cambiare aria (nelle scuole)

The time for choices

The time for choices

I suppose many have read that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just published their Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis and that very few have actually read it (it’s almost 4,000 pages) or perhaps have read the 42-page summary. For those who haven't, here are two well done … Continua a leggere The time for choices

Restore is over. Long live Restore.

Restore is over. Long live Restore.

After six years from the beginning of this journey (the first RESTORE idea dates back to April 2015), and four years and a half from COST RESTORE proposal approval, the #CostRestore Action has come to its end, last April 30th, 2021. I would express my sincere thanks and gratitude to all the RESTORE members, stakeholders … Continua a leggere Restore is over. Long live Restore.

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

From last Restore Ready event to LF21 start, a Tuesday like no others within the framework of Earth Day celebration. Save your spot at your laptop for a regenerative webinar binge watching tomorrow Tuesday, April 21st 2021, from 2 PM to 0:30 AM (UTC+1) featuring:• RESTORE Ready Sabden (UK) (2-9 PM, UTC+1) free registration here … Continua a leggere Super Tuesday

L’ing. Biofilia.

L’ing. Biofilia.

È successo di nuovo, pochi giorni fa. Stavo parlando di fronte a qualche centinaio di “facade-geeks” – superesperti di facciate e involucro dell’edificio, inclusa una buona dozzina di professori di tecnologia, materiali, metallo, vetro di università tedesche e olandesi. Tra dettagli di snodi di sistemi industrializzati di facciate e vetrate digitali che si curvano e … Continua a leggere L’ing. Biofilia.