Francesca Becchetti

Francesca Becchetti
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Low carbon homes

Nowadays European regulation has to move from a thermal regulation to  an environmental regulation, to succeed regulation has to take into account carbon emissions in construction sector. The French answer to this trend is the E+C- experiment: positive energy and...

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Green Office BuildTog++

Green Office BuildTog++ in brief This is a building for public offices in Ferrara, Emilia Romagna, a place with cold winter and hot summer. The building is located near the historical city centre, but this is not an historical building....

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Urban BuildTog++

Urban BuildTog++ in brief The project include 108 renovated flats and 131 newbuild flats. The total floor surface is 5’140 m2 for renovated flats and 12’060 m2 for newbild flats. Building Description The existing buildings were built in 1952 and...

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Circular Construction

The construction material reuse is a big issue across Europe. During the meeting in Gothenburg were presented two different projects in which recycle materials is the main purpose. Reuse of Bricks In Sweden a big number of buildings have an...

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Zero Plastic BuildTog++

RedditchBuildTog++ in brief Building Description CHARM Buildtog is the acronym of Circular Housing Asset Renovation & Management virtually plastic free home. It’s located in Redditch UK and the owner is Accord Housing Association. The construction of this new building started...

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Commissioning process

During the meeting in Treviso 2019 we talked about tendering and commissioning of construction. The  discussion aimed to examine the differences among EU countries, taking into account the specific situation of the social housing sector. Across EU countries there are...

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Energy standards

The building energy consumption represents about 40% of total energy consumption across Europe, this is fundamental to proceed with a massive renovation of the existing housing stock and the new homes must consume the lower possible amount of energy. Different...

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During the meeting in Manchester 2019 we talked about how to reduce waste in our daily life and in our homes. Corin from OpenKitchen showed us a campaign to make Manchester plastic free. The PlasticFreeGM campaign is delivered by the...

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