Today starts the edition number 20 of the Barcelona Building Construmat. The renowned International Construction Exhibition, organized by Fira Barcelona, has more than 300 exhibitors and confirms the improvement of the sector.
Only 7.2% of new homes accomplish current minimum levels of energy efficiency. An alarming fact that has published the last study of the National Center of Renewable Energies. According to Cener, the lack of efficient measures means unnecessary economic spending and a risk to our health.
Is it possible to benefit from the aesthetic and energetic advantages of rainscreen façades with ceramic or stone cladding when opting for a technical closing wall? From now on it will be possible thanks to the collaboration agreement between Sistema Masa and Knauf, with the participation of the Institute of Technology of Catalonia (ITEC) and the supervision of the BAC Engineering Consultancy Group.
The solution of installing ventilated facades in a rehabilitation is one of the options that brings more advantages. This type of facades allows a great variety of finishes and in its installation, you can take advantage of the existing facade of the building. It also offers excellent thermal and acoustic performance.