Reading time 4 min.

The Mediterranean house: sustainable living

The Mediterranean house serves as a model in the search for new forms of circular economy in the construction industry by responding to the challenge of climate change while drawing from the architectural tradition. This type of dwelling is closely linked to the characteristics of the local area and is traditionally constructed with extensive use of Italian ceramic products and locally sourced materials.
Reading time 3 min.

Italian ceramic products meet the Minimum Environmental Criteria for public administration projects

Italian ceramic products meet the Minimum Environmental Criteria laid down by the Italian Ministry of the Environment for use in public administration building contracts.
Reading time 1 min.

Italian Ceramic products meet the minimum environmental criteria

The use of Italian ceramic products helps buildings and renovation projects meet the Minimum Environmental Criteria (CAM) set by the Italian Ministry of the Environment. These requirements are in line...
Reading time 4 min.

Photovoltaic tiles

The Italian ceramic tile industry is working to integrate photovoltaic technology into ceramic tiles in order to develop a cladding material that will be capable of reducing the energy consumption of buildings and optimising the exchange of heat between the interior and exterior. The first prototypes have shown promising results for use in the most innovative green building projects.
Reading time 4 min.

Ceramic products and the end of life of buildings (management and reuse of demolition waste)

This article describes the way in which Italian ceramic products meet the criteria established by the new European directives regarding the circular economy and demonstrates how they can be reclaimed and reused in new construction projects.
Reading time 2 min.

Ceramic ventilated façades: cost and energy savings

Ceramic ventilated façades reduce energy consumption and cut utility bills
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A material for comfort and well-being

What is the best material for the construction of buildings? Italian ceramic products are the ideal choice for personal well-being and comfort.
Reading time 5 min.

Five ways Italian tile can improve the value and safety of your home

If you’ve been working from home for the past several months, it’s likely that you’ve spent more than one lunch break and countless weekends daydreaming about (or even planning) a...
Reading time 6 min.

Building envelopes: energy requalification, aesthetic improvement and saving

Within a climate of renewed attention to beauty and design in building construction, and under the spur of new fiscal incentives, one of the most interesting challenges contemporary architects are facing today is the issue of well-designed sustainable and energy saving building envelopes, be it simple coating solutions or more performing ones such as ventilated façades.
Reading time 2 min.

From the production process through to end products, Italian sanitaryware is becoming increasingly sustainable

All WCs fall into the 6 litre Water Ecolabel class and are the result of a production process that reuses heat from kilns for drying, recycles all defective pieces and old plaster moulds and recovers all ceramic sludge.