Categoria: Technology

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.

Klimahouse 2021? I’m in!

Klimahouse 2021? I’m in!

In times of pandemics, Klimahouse goes digital – continuing its search for a built environment respectful of our planet and future generations. The new platform for the Klimahouse Community is a 3-day event (27÷29 January 2021) with top speakers who will update you on the hottest topics in sustainable construction. You can find me digitally … Continua a leggere Klimahouse 2021? I’m in!

The Regenerative Week is coming

The Regenerative Week is coming

Looking for a bright spot heading to a different future in the dark of these unprecedented times? Mark your calendar next December 2+3 with two full days on regenerative sustainability you absolutely cannot miss. The LFE 2020 Meet-up Wednesday 2nd December is the Living Future Europe day. Promoted by Living Future Europe (LFE), together with … Continua a leggere The Regenerative Week is coming

10 reasons to watch #LF20 (*)

10 reasons to watch #LF20 (*)

The Living Future annual conference is a game-changing platform for the green building movement’s most innovative leaders to come together to ideate and exchange expertise. This year, ILFI is taking a bold approach to its flagship event by pioneering a new type of powerful, inspiring, motivating, and interactive online experience that can reach more people … Continua a leggere 10 reasons to watch #LF20 (*)

Sustainability goes beyond a single facet. Interview by InnoRenew.

Sustainability goes beyond a single facet. Interview by InnoRenew.

Here you can find the podcast of my interview by Amy Simmons from InnoRenew CoE last March 16th. 35 minutes talk on the International Living Future Institute visionary programs as Declare, Living Product Challenge, the manufacturers response to sustainability, role of technologies and IoT #LivingFutureEurope and more. This interview is in the framework of the … Continua a leggere Sustainability goes beyond a single facet. Interview by InnoRenew.