Lecture: Affordable and Scalable Construction
Lecture by Folkert Linnemans, Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma
Hosted by the Urban Energy Institute
Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
Time: 4-5pm CET
Moderator: Kornelis Blok
This lecture focuses on renovation and new construction solutions in a natural gas-free living and working environment.
About the Speaker
Folkert Linnemans is innovator at Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma (BGDD), winner of the “Koning Willem I price” for sustainable enterprising. BGDD is focusing on the energy transition and is developing innovative and scalable products for the housing market (renovation / new buildings) and utility market. BGDD was the first construction company who developed an industrial product and production facility, now 5 years ago. As a partner in the Future Factory, the Dreamhûs (at the Green Village), a geothermal developer (heat from 2,5 kilometers deep) and as an owner of several ESCO’s (energy service companies) BGDD is a pioneer for new business models in the sector. Folkert is involved from the start and is talking about the lessons learned and the next steps of payable energy transition, during the lecture. Folkert Linnemans is a Chemical Engineer and has 16 years experience in the energy sector. He is working with the Rocky Mountain Institute on a new program on industrialization of facades in California. Biense Dijkstra (CEO of BGDD) and Folkert Linnemans were involved in the climate agreement as a representative of the sector.
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