Industry digest

Industry Digest – January

In our monthly industry news digest, we are taking a look at home and construction site safety, architectural conservation and an interesting change in renovation grants. Read on below for the full stories.

The city of Madrid, Spain is investing in the conservation of its contemporary architecture. The cultural heritage department published a list of 10 famous 20th-century buildings, which will receive the highest level of protection. Read the full article (in Spanish) here.

Meanwhile in Belgium, the regional government announced it will double renovation grants for high-efficiency glass and external wall insulation. The goal is for renovated homes to reach the same level of energy performance as new homes by 2050. Read the full story (in Dutch) here.

 

Modern architecture    Sustainable renovation

 

Keeping your home and your construction site safe

Are you keeping your construction site or real estate 100% safe during these dark months? To make sure your property doesn’t have any uninvited guests, take a look at these safety tips by Bouwmagazine (in Dutch).

Around 2 out of 3 home break-ins happen via the window. Did you know that roller blinds can help to prevent burglars from entering your house? Read on here to find out more. (in Dutch)