Acciona is a leading European construction company, constructing and managing buildings and civil infrastructures under the sustainability principles. It has an international presence in more than 30 countries and its total turnover in 2012 was about 3.5 billion €, employing 15.200 people. It is part of the Acciona Group, whose business lines are Construction, Energy, Water, Real State, Urban-Environmental Services, Logistic and transport. Acciona’s business strategy is tightly linked to sustainability. In recognition of the company’s efforts and commitments in that direction, Acciona received in 2009 the Award for Corporate Sustainability of the EU Business Award.
Acciona uses cutting-edge technology to develop and apply the most advanced materials, components, systems and solutions for sustainability and in particular for energy efficient concepts, design, construction, operation and recycling of buildings. This is applied for new and retrofitted buildings while preserving a high indoor environment quality. Acciona has its own R&D Technological Centre in Madrid, composed by a multidisciplinary and international team of about 150 highly qualified researchers from a wide range of disciplines. Main research areas are Nanotechnology, New Construction Materials, Products and Systems, ICT, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Technologies. It has laboratories of nanotechnology and advanced materials, RES and HVAC integration in buildings, ICT and Virtual Reality & Simulation, chemistry analysis as well as workshops for prototyping construction.
At international level, Acciona has recently joined to the Executive Committee of the “Caring for Climate” platform of the UN Global Compact initiative for participants seeking to demonstrate leadership on the issue of climate change.
Contribution to OptEEmAL:
Acciona is leader of WP1 "Stakeholders’ involvement and formulation of applicable retrofit scenarios", leading Task 1.1 "Stakeholders involvement through an IPD design strategy: expected participation and procedures"; Task 1.3 "Integration of existing external data sources: geo-clustering techniques" and Task 1.5 "Outputs definition: diagnosis of current scenario and EE district retrofitting scenarios". It is also leader of Task 3.1 "ECMs catalogue requirements definition and specification".
Belén Gomez-Uribarri Serrano
Phone: +34 954 981031
Role in the project: Project manager