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Ecological transition in the residential sector

UNE standards, playing a critical role in supporting the ecological transition of the residential sector


The Spanish Association for Standardization, UNE, has held a seminar "The Role of Standards in Supporting the ecological transition in the residential sector", in which leading experts from the public and private sectors underlined the important role played by technical standards in the ecological transition in the residential sector. The online event attracted a great deal of interest, bringing together more than 150 professionals from various organisations.

At the event, UNE's General Manager, Javier García, presented various areas of standardisation that drive the green transition in the Spanish residential sector: from air conditioning to heat generators and emitters, including thermal insulation, building envelopes and accessories, lighting and colour, electrical systems for buildings and homes, smart cities, sustainability in construction and energy efficiency.

UNE standards harmonise good practices, establish a common language and provide reliable and agreed tools for companies and legislators, building trust among all parties involved.

The seminar was attended by Luis Vega, Deputy Director General of Architecture and Buildings at the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (MITMA) and Mar Blázquez, Deputy Director General for Energy Efficiency of the Directorate General for Energy Policy and Mines at the Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (MITECO).

The seminar was also attended by Luis Rodulfo, Chairman of the UNE Advisory Committee on Construction and Executive Vice-President of CEPCO; Jaime Fernández, Technical Manager at ANDIMAT; Pablo Martín, Director of ASEFAVE; Óscar Querol, Chairman of the Electrotechnical Advisory Committee at UNE and Technical Director at AFME; Sonia Pomar, Secretary General of FEGECA; Cecilia Salamanca, Head of the Technical Department at AFEC; Alfredo Berges, Deputy Chairman of UNE and Managing Director of ANFALUM; Elena Velázquez, Technical Director of UNEF; and Lucía Dólera, Director of Renewable APPA Projects. 

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Ecological Transition in the Residential Sector

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