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Urbanization

Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.

Urban Regeneration

Rundown or challenged neighbourhoods often face multiple social problems combined with health problems for the people living in inadequate buildings. At the workshop experts discuss how we through urban regeneration can design energy renovation projects to help solve some of these problems.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

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

Urbanization

Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.

ROCKWOOL participates in UN meeting on sustainable urban development

The ROCKWOOL Group takes part in high level UN-Habitat meeting on New Urban Agenda, 5-6 September 2017. The cities in which we will live in 2030 are being designed in 2017, if not already planned. With the New Urban Agenda agreed by UN Member States last autumn as part of Habitat III, the intention is to set a new global standard for sustainable urban development and help us rethink how we plan, manage and live in cities.

ROCKWOOL and C40 to collaborate on urban building renovation

ROCKWOOL Group and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group have formed a 14-month joint research effort to demonstrate the climate and other benefits that building renovations can generate and to assist cities in making cost-efficient investment decisions.

Solving tomorrow’s climate challenges today

ROCKWOOL sponsors Nordic Clean Energy Week hackathon ‘Clean Energy Hack’

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.

Indoor health and wellbeing

Welcome to homes with peace of mind built in

Indoor health, safety and wellbeing

People naturally want to live in a healthy environment. Stone wool contributes to comfortable and healthy living, providing noise and vibration control as well as thermal properties.

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