Tackling the most important issues in the Buildings & Construction industry
Creating sustainable environments where growing populations can live, work and move around is challenging. Trelleborg’s long-lasting solutions are designed to maximize life of infrastructure, while minimizing disruption.
Meet the urbanization challenges
Rapid urbanization requires solutions to make densely populated environments more comfortable and environmentally friendly. Lack of space forces cities to grow upwards, and ever-higher skyscrapers bring new and urgent issues to solve. You have to consider noise management and keeping emissions low. At the same time, its important that disruption is minimized during infrastructure repairs.
Facing climate change and striving to reach the ambitious goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement, sustainability is a key focus when you design buildings, and water and sanitation supply networks. Smart sealing solutions are needed to create pleasant interior climate and reduce needs for maintenance, lowering the overall life cycle cost and carbon footprint of a construction. In addition, watertight water networks need to ensure that not a drop of water goes to waste or cause damage to the infrastructure through leakage.
Handle risk management
There are many risk factors during construction projects. When it comes to water networks, many cities worldwide have problems with leakage or theft resulting in Non-Revenue Water (NRW). Another issue is when there is too much water, and water treatment plants are forced to clean stormwater or divert unfiltered wastewater into rivers. Leaking sewer pipes, or exfiltration, can also cause severe problems, when wastewater seeps into the ground and contaminates groundwater with bacteria.