The students of the Fundación Laboral de la Construcción from Monforte de Lemos visit Impulso Verde
This Friday, July 15, the LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico Project received the students of the Fundación Laboral de la Construcción from Monforte de Lemos. In this visit they received detailed information about the special characteristics of the Impulso Verde building and the rest of the actions developed in the surroundings.
Impulso Verde is the first public construction in Galicia made of local wood and is also the first building in Spain and one of the few in the world in obtain FSC project certification, a prestigious guarantee that confirms that this construction does not contribute to deforestation and is committed to local products. In this way, this pioneering building becomes a reference in the fight against climate change, capable of generating its own consumption with alternative energies.
The interest that arouses in this building among the students and teachers of the different training cycles related to construction and woodworking is due to the innovative use of wood as a structural element, as well as its commitment to sustainability and energy consumption almost zero, reducing CO2 emissions into the atmosphere by 90% compared to similar concrete and steel constructions.