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CEC solar office on international buildings exhibition in World TOP-15 City

Objective

The project covers the design and construction of a solar low-energy office building in Denmark. The intention of the design is to :
- Reduce energy consumption for heating by 2/3 using exhaust air windows for heating and ventilation load levelling in combination with optimised known energy saving techniques.
- Reduce energy consumption for artificial lighting by up to 4/5 by utilising daylighting through clerestories with light shelves, high ceilings, sawtooth roof, glazing with high light transmittance and intelligent artificial lighting controls.
- Optimise the thermal comfort by sun protection, natural ventilation and night cooling.


The 4700 sqm office building is defined as two L-shaped buildings angled 15 degrees in relation to each other. The outer "L" will be a two-storey building to be less "offensive" to the surroundings. The inner "L" is a three-storey building oriented exactly along the S-N and E-W axes. The angling and the curved building between the two L-shaped buildings symbolise the transmission of energy from the sunny side of the building to the shady side, which is one of the heating energy saving strategies.
The office building is designed by one of the leading archictects in Denmark, and as such is going to be a landmark for low-energy architecture. It is therefore expected that the successful completion of this project will lead to the design and construction of many more new low-energy office buildings influenced by the design and energy saving concept used here.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

CENERGIA ENERGY CONSULTANTS
Address
Sct. Jacobs Vej 4
Ballerup
Denmark

Participants (6)

Databuild Ltd
United Kingdom
Address
4 Venture Way
B7 4AP Birmingham
Escuela Arquitecture Sevilla
Spain
Address
2,S/n Avenida Reina Mercedes
41012 Sevilla
Helsinki University of Technology
Finland
Address
3,Otakaari
02150 Espoo
Henning Larsens Tegnestue A/S
Denmark
Address
49,Vimmelskaftet
1161 København
KKS Entreprise A/S
Denmark
Address
12-22,Jernholmen
2650 Hvidovre
Pilkington Floatglas A/S
Denmark
Address
52,Oesterbrogade
2100 København