TOUR ENERGY 2Energy
Grifols mission is to improve the health and well-being of patients around the world, by producing proteins for patients who face sometimes life-threatening conditions and by providing hospitals, pharmacies, and healthcare professionals with the tools they need to enhance quality of life.
Despite that energy municipal competences relatively limited, the city has been driving force behind the Rubí Brilla project with the aim of promoting energy efficiency and the use of renewable in the all the city sectors: municipal, industrial, commercial and domestic.
The visit in Rubí will include an explanation about the project and a look to the Ressò facility, a self-sufficient and sustainable solar building provided by the Catalonian Politechnic University that is used to carry out cientific and social activities.
A beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site was restored to become a cultural venue. Many of the Art Nouveau pavilions have LEED green building certification, in recognition of circular economy criteria applied in the restoration process. Buildings are surrounded by patios and gardens filled with native, aromatic plants, and the site's geo-thermal energy system is one of the largest in Europe. Visits to the site touch on all these aspects.