The new residential Passivhaus is located in Hiedelberg (Germany) and has more than 6,000 square meters. The 162 passive homes in this residential area optimize existing resources to minimize energy consumption. Currently, the Passivhaus standard is the branch that has evolved the most in the construction sector.
Sistema Masa has initiated a new international project in Mexico. It is an exclusive shopping center with ventilated facades, which will have spectacular dimensions and an innovative and extraordinary design. The complex will include all types of facilities: offices, cinemas, a hotel, convention centers, shopping area, restaurants, gyms, etc.
During the first six months of 2017, the number of hiring’s for residential and residential rehabilitation projects has grown significantly. In this sense, the European Union demands to fulfill the 2020 objective, which is to promote the energy efficiency policy and to make all public buildings are Almost Zero Energy Consumption.
Hotel rehab is a necessary step for many of today's hotels. Thanks to the rehabilitation works, these buildings improve their energy efficiency, while they can give a new avant-garde design to their façades. The project that has just completed Sistema Masa is a hotel in Salou that wanted to pass from 3 to 4 stars.
Apart from the external slope of the buildings, the role of rainscreen facades inside the houses is also very important. Some of the aspects that improve are lighting, ventilation of the air and the control of the interior temperature. All this is achieved thanks to the quality of materials and the optimization of roofs and windows.
The 3D printing market in the construction sector has a forecast growth of around 15% during this year, according to Markets and Markets, a US market research firm. Likewise, investment in this type of printing for building materials will increase from 500 million euros in 2016 to about 1,330 million in 2021, that is, 21.6% more. The Asia-Pacific region will lead this growth globally, where China will be the fastest growing country.