Monitoring meeting with Raquel Navarrete

Monitoring meeting with Raquel Navarrete

On 08 May 2018 IETcc has organized a monitoring meeting with Raquel Navarrete (Neemo LIFE Team). She has been talked about the current progress (technical and financial questions) and has been shown the platforms in Madrid and in Arganda del Rey. The whole programme can be checked here.  

Installation of passive air sampling tubes in Madrid

Installation of passive air sampling tubes in Madrid

Passive air sampling tubes have been installated in an area in Madrid. These passive tubes have filters which will take samples of air. The filters will be analysed later and they will let us to know about pollution of Madrid (specially NO2).

Visit of PaviNOx (ANDECE)

Visit of PaviNOx (ANDECE)

PaviNOx (ANDECE) has visited our installations at Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Sciences in Madrid to see the platforms and installations of LIFE Photoscaling project. Marta Castellote has shown them the current state and they have discussed about concrete pavements. PAviNOx web and ANDECE web.

Calibration of measurement devices

Calibration of measurement devices

Once per season, measurement devices are calibrated. This process is carried out by placing the four devices in the place where two weather stations from Madrid City Council are located. One of these locations is in Madrid (Arturo Soria street) and the other one is in Arganda del Rey. Our four devices register data during, at least, a week and these ones are compared with […]

Meeting with the producer 3/7: Breinco

Meeting with the producer 3/7: Breinco

Today, a person from Breinco has come to the IETcc to know the results we have obtained and collected until now. Marta Castellote and Eva Jiménez have explained and solved every question. Then, we have visited the three bank of proofs and the rest of platforms in Madrid.

Testing the slip resistances

Testing the slip resistances

Floor slip resistance testing is the science of measuring the coefficient of friction (or resistance to slip accidents) of flooring surfaces, either in a laboratory (before or after installation) or on floors in situ. Flooring is tested using a tribometer (floor slip resistance tester) to discover if there is a high propensity for slip and fall accidents on it. In this case, the used device […]

Meeting with the producer 2/7: Financiera y Minera

Meeting with the producer 2/7: Financiera y Minera

Today, another producer, in this case Financiera y Minera, has come at the Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Science for a meeting with Marta Castellote and Eva Jiménez. They have shown the results until now.

Visit to the platforms with the producers 1/7: Cristal

Visit to the platforms with the producers 1/7: Cristal

After the technical meeting where the Phostoscaling Project and the results have been presented, the people from Cristal, Madrid City Council and UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) have visited the platform. There were placed all the materials and, of course, one of them was Cristal.

Meeting with the producer 1/7: CRISTAL

Meeting with the producer 1/7: CRISTAL

Today, has took place at the Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Science the meeting with one of the seven producers, Cristal in this case. Firstly, Marta Castellote has explained the main features of the Photoscaling Project and then, Eva Jiménez has shown the results up until now. Staff from the UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) and Madrid City Council have also attended.

Technical meeting with UPM and Madrid City Council

Technical meeting with UPM and Madrid City Council

Today, we have met with UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) and Madrid City Council at IETcc (Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Science). Topics such as next actions to perform, tests, expositions and meetings have been covered.