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New installation of Wavin Q-Bic Plus

Thursday, December 8, 2016

In the wake of all the flooding in Europe recently, many residential and commercial buildings were hit hard by storm water damage. The effects of climate change on rainfall levels and frequency has forced many municipalities and companies to consider long term solutions for water infiltration and attenuation. Wavin Norway has just won a tender for a Q-Bic Plus infiltration system at the new football stadium for Oslo's home team, Vålerenga.
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Wavin’s Q-Bic infiltration and attenuation systems stand the test of time

Monday, June 5, 2017

Like a fine wine that gets better with age, Wavin’s Q-Bic systems provide the stormwater management solution that is durable, sustainable and still going strong… even after 10 years! Operations Manager Lasse Strindberg Knudsen at Komplett Arena in Sandefjord (Norway) was very surprised when Wavin wanted to arrange an inspection of their Q-Bic modular stormwater infiltration field. It had worked smoothly for 10 years, without any supervision and without Knudsen even knowing it consisted of plastic units! Let’s see how Wavin’s Q-Bic systems give new meaning to the concept of “ageing gracefully.”
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Saving water at Johannesburg Soccer City

Monday, December 9, 2013

The Soccer City stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg, was the venue for the 2010 World Cup final between Spain and The Netherlands. The stadium had undergone a major redesign in advance of the World Cup. Wavin HepVo waterless valves were chosen to meet the specific challenges of a major sporting arena.
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Wroclaw Football Stadium – the city landmark

Monday, December 9, 2013

The new Wroclaw Football Stadium opened in September 2011, ready for its key role as one of four Polish match venues for the Euro 2012 football championships. This architecturally stunning and environmentally innovative stadium is a showcase for Wroclaw, and the city’s most significant civic construction for over sixty years.
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Rainwater management for Bogota El Dorado airport

Monday, December 9, 2013

El Dorado airport in Bogotá, Colombia is the third busiest in Latin America and the region’s number one for cargo. The airport’s new international terminal presented numerous design challenges with regard to rainwater management. The airport also wanted to achieve the highest standards for sustainability, capturing and reusing rainwater across the site.
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Surface heating and cooling for London 2012

Monday, December 9, 2013

The Athletes' Village in Stratford, East London, formed a pivotal part of the regeneration programme designed into the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. With the eyes of the world watching, the buildings had to reflect the best of British sustainable design in action and deliver real carbon savings to ensure a lasting legacy for generations to come.
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Ghelamco Arena - vision and sustainability

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The Ghelamco Arena in Ghent is the first completely new stadium to be built in Belgium for many years. It is ecologically advanced and multi-functional. As well as 20,000 seats, it has numerous bars and restaurants, events, shopping and leisure facilities and 15,000 m2 of office space. The stadium is located in a new development corridor with offices, shops and a hotel. The project would need both to manage rainwater efficiently and to minimize construction times.
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