On April 15th to 17th 2014 Lione (France) hosted the PhotopAQ: Science and Application for Urban Air Quality, an international conference focusing on the latest research and developments in the environmentally sustainable building and on the urban air quality.
The conference was organized and sponsored by the LIFE+PhotoPAQ project Numerous international speakers participated in the conference, including:
Claudio Minero, Università di Torino, Italy
Hugo Destaillats, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Jianmin Chen, Fudan University, China
Michael R. Hoffmann, NAE, USA
J. Kleffmann, Wuppertal University, Germany
M. Crispino, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
D.K. Panesar, The University of Torornto, Canada
G. Guerrini, CTG Italcementi Group, Italy
Their contributions were focused on key issues in sustainable construction: from energy efficiency to use of renewable materials, from technological innovations in architecture to issues related to human health and to some criticisms due to the tests performed in the research laboratories.
Active Clean Air & Antibacterial Ceramic™ participated with an oral report entitled: "PhotoActive tiles: an industrial challenge in the world of photocatalysis" (C.L. Bianchi, G. Cerrato, V. Capucci , F. Minozzi).