The passage of time always tends to affect the structure of buildings although we insist on covering it with paint. The cracks cost a lot to disguise and more when it comes to those caused by the years. The Buildings ITV is responsible for making sure that the inhabitants of the buildings live safely in them and that the passage of time does not influence. Today we explain the relationship between ITV and rehabilitation.
The rehabilitation sector has experienced sustained growth in the last four years. The perspectives of the rehabilitation of buildings in Spain seem quite promising. The rainscreen façades are being a success within the remodeling sector. It is a type of remodeling that makes the house, through the insulating material, gain much in energy efficiency and comfort.
One of the areas with the highest growth in housing and office buildings is the Poblenou neighborhood in Barcelona (Spain). And it is in this area where Sistema Masa is doing one of its latest projects. This time it is a building of 32 homes that will have the latest energy efficiency techniques, including façades with porcelain stoneware cladding.
Estimating the efficiency of entire neighborhoods is already possible thanks to a new method developed by the Polytechnic University of Madrid and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC). This tool calculates the energy loss of the buildings through its envelope.
Moisture can cause damage to the facades or structure. For this reason, we must act as soon as possible to avoid more serious problems that affect different areas of the building. One of the most effective prevention formulas is the rehabilitation of facades, such as the project we are talking about today.