Lecture at the University of Thessaly

Lecture at the University of Thessaly

The company KOFINAS A.E. was hosted by the WOODWORKING TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY of the University of Thessaly, for a lecture, with guest speaker Mr. Michalis Kofinas. In particular, suggestions have been made with references to wood raw materials, timber as building material and finally to the prefabricated wooden houses of the company and their technological characteristics.


2019 – EVENT WITH KOFINAS SA

On Wednesday 15-05-19, on the initiative of Professor G. Mantani, was organized in the amphitheater of the former Department of Design and Technology of Wood and Furniture (University of Thessaly), in Karditsa, happening related to wood technology and especially prefabricated wooden houses.

On Wednesday 15-05-19, on the initiative of Professor G. Mantani, was organized in the amphitheater of the former Department of Design and Technology of Wood and Furniture (University of Thessaly), in Karditsa, happening related to wood technology and especially prefabricated wooden houses.

2019 – EVENT WITH KOFINAS SA

As part of the courses “Properties of wood” and “Technology of wooden constructions I.”, it was hosted at P.Th. the Greek construction company Kofinas SA from Athens (http://www.kofinas.gr) for the lecture at the University of Thessaly. Mr. Michalis Kofinas is the guest speaker. The event was held in collaboration with the technical office Noisis7group Pantelis Maletsikas. Which cooperates with Kofinas SA in constructions in central Greece. Specifically, Mr. Kofinas made two presentations: a) an introduction to the company and its projects in Greece along with a presentation of the current situation, and b) a second purely technological presentation on the design of prefabricated houses, raw materials wood, other building materials and insulation. The final finish and other technical issues, along with a video of endurance tests of these structures in an earthquake, at the NTUA.

2019 – EVENT WITH KOFINAS SA

It should be noted that the company Kofinas SA specializes in the construction of prefabricated houses for 40 years. In particular, it was emphasized: a) the high ecological value of these constructions, b) the ideal internal environment, c) the modern insulation and sealing materials, d) the high know-how that exists, and e) in terms of cost, it was emphasized that such a house is’ competitive ‘, e.g. 1,000 euros / sq.m. Finally, the company is interested in employing highly trained graduate students as part of their internship.

It should be noted that the company Kofinas SA specializes in the construction of prefabricated houses for 40 years. In particular, it was emphasized: a) the high ecological value of these constructions, b) the ideal internal environment, c) the modern insulation and sealing materials, d) the high know-how that exists, and e) in terms of cost, it was emphasized that such a house is' competitive ', e.g. 1,000 euros / sq.m. Finally, the company is interested in employing highly trained graduate students as part of their internship.

2019 – EVENT WITH KOFINAS SA

During the presentation, a number of questions were asked to the rapporteur, and the interest of the attendees was maximized with the main questions focusing on: the protection of wood, insulation materials, guarantees given by the company, in the current situation, the quality of wood raw materials. in the quality control of the data, in the thermal insulation and the anti-seismicity, and also in the satisfaction of the customers who have already ‘built’ their own (wooden) house. Mr. Kofinas stressed that in the last 10 years the demand for such houses – for the first house – has increased sharply.

Professor G. Mantanis and the staff of the department warmly thank the company in question and Mr. M. Kofinas and Mr. P. Maletsikas for their time, and all their help to implement this educational event at the University of Thessaloniki.

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Lecture at the University of Thessaly
Lecture at the University of Thessaly
Lecture at the University of Thessaly
Lecture at the University of Thessaly
Lecture at the University of Thessaly