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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.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

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

What happens in a fire

All fires require three elements: a source of ignition, combustible materials, and oxygen.

Discover the secrets of modern living

There are secrets that have been working hard for you for decades. Look closely and you’ll find them everywhere working silently so you can get on with what’s most important to you without your surroundings getting in the way.

Hidden benefits of home improvement

During home renovation, upgrading what’s inside your walls can make the biggest difference of all.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

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

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.

Thermal properties

It makes living and working conditions more healthy and comfortable, helping people to thrive, especially in urban environments. Temperature maintenance can dramatically reduce heating, cooling, and ventilation costs, and reduce a building’s carbon footprint.

The forgotten partner

The following is an excerpt from the keynote address Jens Birgersson delivered on 20 September 2016 as part of Climate Week New York’s Urban Innovation for Liveable Cities event. The specific portion of the conference was themed: Promoting Innovative Energy Partnerships. Jens Birgersson's thoughts have also been posted on Huffington Post.

Fire resilience

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.

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