ACCIONA Infraestructuras is a leading European construction company constructing and managing buildings and civil infrastructures under the sustainability principles. It has an international presence in more than 30 countries and its total turnover in 2010 was about 3.1 billion €, employing 15.800 people. It is part of ACCIONA Group, whose business lines are Construction, Real State, Urban-Environmental Services, Energy, Logistic and Transport. ACCIONA’s business strategy is tightly linked to sustainability and in recognition of the company’s efforts and commitments in that direction, received in 2009 the Award for Corporate Sustainability of the EU Business Award.
ACCIONA uses cutting-edge technology to develop and apply the most advanced materials, components, systems and solutions for sustainability and in particular for energy efficient concepts, design, construction ,operation and recycling of buildings. It applies to new and retrofitted buildings while preserving a high indoor environment quality.
ACCIONA also acts as an Energy Service Company (ESCO) for large buildings and districts. It has its own R&D Technological Centre in Madrid, composed by a multidisciplinary and international team of about 160 highly qualified researchers from a wide range of disciplines. Main research areas are Energy Efficiency, New Construction Materials, Products and Systems, Nanotechnology, ICTs and Environmental Technologies. It has laboratories of nanotechnology and advanced materials, RES and HVAC integration in buildings, ICT and augmented reality, chemistry analysis as well as workshops for prototyping construction components.