CHARM factsheets

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This month, we have updated the factsheets of the demonstration exemplars of CHARM. The Interreg NWE funded project is making the social housing sector more circular. Four social housing organisations in four countries are involved. Read More

Developing circular components for housing renovation

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The transition to a circular economy in the built environment is one of the major challenges of our time. The aim of a circular economy is to use less material, to use components for longer and to close the loop for materials and products. The ‘REHAB’ project is aimed at developing two circular building components for housing renovation: a circular skin and a circular extension. Read More

Circular energy-retrofitting

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How can the energy transition be connected to creating a circular economy? Using a circular renovation module for the energy-retrofitting of housing offers a combined answer to the two challenges. TU Delft is developing the Circular Skin, together with AMS Institute, Dura Vermeer, housing association Ymere. Students from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences created the first prototypes, exploring different materials and construction methods. Read More