Our case studies on the sustainability and environment

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Sustainability

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Environmentally Friendly Solution

Buildings have a huge untapped potential to become a central part of the solution to our urgent sustainability challenges.

Sustainability and Circularity

In a circular economy, products should be used for as long as possible – and reused to the greatest extent possible when they reach the end of their service life.

Material improvement

When renovating old homes or planning a new development, the right combination of design and insulation can make a big difference to a building’s performance.

Saving energy forever

The solution to saving energy is here, today. Insulation is an easy, cost-effective way to make buildings sustainable.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.

Robustness

In land-scarce urban areas, more and more people are working and making their homes in high-rise buildings. These structures can be brilliant solutions to the challenge of safely housing a growing population.

More food from less water

Hydroponic greenhouse cultivation delivers higher yields from lower inputs.

Cities that save water

Fresh water is our most precious resource. But extreme weather and fast-growing cities mean that unless we take measures to manage it more actively, it could also become scarcer.

Precision horticulture

When water scarcity is a growing problem, horticulture may have the answer. By using stone wool growing media together with advanced irrigation technology, growers in the Netherlands are halving the volume of water needed.

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