The University of Valladolid hosts in its School of Architecture the Recognized Research Group (GIR) Architecture & Energy. This GIR has among its principles the achievement of a level of comfort and healthiness of the interior spaces serving the basis for conservation and respect for the environment. 

Architecture & Energy stems from the urgent need to address the criteria and saving existing in the territory Spanish energy efficiency of new buildings and from an overall view involved in the design, planning, construction and conditioning using the facilities and their teams. 

The GIR Architecture & Energy welcomes among its members a multidisciplinary team of architectural research professionals whose task is based on joint research to achieve the set objectives. These research areas cover a broad spectrum of knowledge that frame interrelated research lines GIR.