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LIFE-PHOTOSCALING's global objective

LIFE-PHOTOSCALING’s global objective is to demonstrate the validity of the photocatalytic technology in urban agglomerations, establishing the instruments to scaling up from laboratory measurements to application in our cities, by developing a decision support tool, to assess the sustainability of each particular solution in each particular environment to encourage the widespread use of this technology.

Some attempts have been made in order to apply this technology in a real scale. However, in those cases important problems were encountered to monitor the system from a global point of view that makes it very difficult or even impossible to evaluate if the technique is really working. That is why there is still a barrier that discourages public authorities and most architects and engineers to promote the use of this technology, together with the fact that there is not any compliance criterions’ concerning neither activity nor durability or possible secondary effects.

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Placing the slabs at IETcc

The placing of asphalt and concrete slabs has started.

Arganda del Rey

 

Madrid