CRADLE 2 CRADLE, CIRCULAR ECONOMY
In the city of Eindhoven the realization of the first of five planned 3D-printed concrete houses will start this year. The project, called Project Milestone, is a world’s first, as the houses will all be occupied. The six parties involved showed the design today.
CLIMATE CHANGE & WATER
Last week, VP Delta opened a living lab facility for new storm water catchment concepts for a more smart way to handle storm water in cities. As a result of the expected increase of extreme rainfall events, several Dutch SME-companies developed innovative concepts to handle extreme volumes of storm water and store in underneath hardened urban […]
OCEAN PLASTICS CHALLENGE
Catching, recycling and reducing
Indian fishermen take plastic out of the sea and use it to build roads. Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. After being used, much of this plastic finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, where it can maim and kill fish, birds and […]
WORLDS ENERGY IS TRANSFORMING TOWARDS GREEN
A heat pump works on electricity. The heat pump extracts ‘free’ energy from the environment (renewable, green energy). With every kWh of energy from the ‘socket’ the heat pump generates 3 to 4 kWh ‘free’ from the environment. Therefore, a heat pump is up to 5 times more economical than an electric central heating boiler.