Safe and sustainable living environment

Without even thinking about it, we use the infrastructure and buildings around us on a daily basis. They have been realised by the construction and engineering sector and make an indispensable contribution to our society. View the latest developments and innovations we are working on for a safe and sustainable living environment.

Pioneering sustainable concrete

Meet MIMO: our new approach to sustainable concrete with (re)use of secondary raw materials. Read what this means for the concrete sector.

Our latest developments

6 resultaten, getoond 1 t/m 5

In2Innovation: Recycling of waste wood

Informatietype:
Insight
23 November 2022

At TNO, we are In2Innovation. In this series, you will meet the TNO employee behind the innovation. What do they do and what impact does their work have on society? Armed with a blue pop filter, Camilla van Wirdum takes us to all corners of the organisation. In this episode, we talk to Jan de Jong, Wood in Construction project leader, about how a CT scanner contributes to reuse of wood.

Talking Buildings: a pleasing partnership between people and buildings

Informatietype:
Insight
7 July 2022
By adding AI to existing climate control systems, you can reduce energy waste by 10% without extra investments. Learn more about the project "Talking Buildings".

Earthquakes in Groningen: a method for finding out more quickly whether houses are safe

Informatietype:
Insight
20 January 2022
Will houses in Groningen be able to withstand earthquakes? The process of assessing each individual building is very time-consuming. TNO developed a method that will accelerate this proces.

Circular construction with timber: what’s needed for serious scaling up

Informatietype:
Insight
9 July 2021
Together with market parties TNO aims to make circular construction using timber more common and on a larger scale. Learn more.

How ‘smart thermochromic glass’ saves energy in homes

Informatietype:
Insight
9 March 2021
TNO-expert Eugene Veerkamp answers 6 questions on thermochromic coatings, including how they are able to switch between blocking heat and allowing it to pass. Read more!