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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

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

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.

Welcome to the zero-energy house

Built with the right techniques, a home can produce as much energy as it uses.

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.

How to build a sustainable future

When environmental goals are more important than ever, improving energy efficiency in buildings presents an immediate opportunity to make our towns and cities healthier, safer and more sustainable.

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.

ROCKWOOL launches new report on upscaling urban regeneration

The report, “Upscaling urban regeneration: European frontrunner cases are leading the way”, highlights key learnings from successful urban regeneration projects across Europe.

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