Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual


Energy Efficiency

Energy-saving measures

This building was designed by architect Isabel Pascual as a unique equipment, specially designed for high-level conferences. The total constructed area is about 1800 square meters. The building's design is intended to be exemplary in terms of energy saving measures.

    - Biomass heating and low temperature underfloor zoned
    - Six layers of insulation
    - Openings facing south
    - Natural channels airflow to avoid using air conditioning
    - Domotic and optimized lighting control of presence and shutdown times
    - Using regular light meter for light of certain spaces
    - Special glazing to retain heat inside
    - Solar Panels

Energy efficiency awards

The Center has received the following awards for excellent management in energy saving:

    - Isover Saint-Govain Energy Efficiency award. Isover Awards will promote Europe's most innovative and creative projects respect to the implementation of energy efficiency criteria. Isover website

    - The CCBPP has been quoted in the book "Casos prácticos de eficiencia energética en España" edited by Gas Natural. Case of study 7, pages 75- 80.

    - The CCBPP has been quoted in the book "Premios endesa a la promoción inmobiliaria más sostenible 2010" edited by Endesa.

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