Snow cooling

Snow cooling is county councils most acknowledged energy efficiency project to date. In Sundsvall they have developed and operate a large scale snow cooling plant used for cooling the County Hospital. The plant, which has been in use since 2000, is the first of its kind in the world. The County Hospital in Sundsvall is … More Snow cooling

HEATBOSS heating control system

Heatboss has been specifically designed to improve the heating efficiency within existing buildings by ensuring that the heating is only used when and where it is needed, and only to the temperatures that suit each room and that these target temperatures are accurately maintained. Heatboss comprises hardware (including the hub, the boiler controller, the wireless … More HEATBOSS heating control system

Energy efficient wooden apartment building

Joensuun Pihapetäjä apartment building is currently the most energy efficient wooden apartment building in Finland. The energy class of the building is B (99 kWh/m²/year). The six-story building has a basement made of concrete and five floors made out of CLT (Cross Laminated Timber). Joensuun Pihapetäjä consists of 40 flats and total living area is … More Energy efficient wooden apartment building

LED lights by LedLux

The company Ledlux Sp/f specializes in light retrofit using high standard LED light. Several larger buildings have been retrofitted and old fluorescent tube light has been replaced by LEDs. This has resulted in substantial decrease in electrical consumption. Replacing conventional light by LED light has several benefits: the electrical consumption often reduces to on third … More LED lights by LedLux

Outdoor light retrofit

In the courtyard in front of the office building of Umhvørvisstovan (Environment agency) the lighting had deteriorated and many masts were disfunctioning. During the winter 2016/17 the heads of the light masts were replaced with LED light units. The new LED lights consumption is 20W per mast compared to the old bulbs using 70W without … More Outdoor light retrofit

Ground source heat-pumps

Heat-pumps are energy efficient as they use a small amount of electric energy to transfer a larger amount of heat from the environment into the house. Heat-pumps replace oil burners and thus required heating energy is transformed from fossil fuel to electricity which is mainly produced by renewable resources. The official policy in the Faroe … More Ground source heat-pumps