2022-06-02 Product news
Endress+Hauser erected “greenest” commercial building in Ontario
The recently opened customer experience and process training centre in Burlington, Ont., is energy-autonomous and CO2 neutral.
This article is related to Canada’s HVAC and food manufacturing industries. Alfa Laval provides energy-saving compact plate heat exchangers to many of Canada’s commercial premises, industrial facilities and public buildings in Canada
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“…The 4,400-m2 facility houses a process training centre, a large calibration lab, repair facility, training centre and state-of-the-art office and recreational space for around 120 people...
…The new building covers Endress+Hauser’s electricity needs with more than 800 solar modules installed on the roof. These panels can generate around 408,000 kilowatt hours of electricity on an annual basis, exceeding the needs of the building so that electricity can be fed into the grid.
A geothermal system draws heat from 50 wells at a depth of 180 m and distributes it across the entire building via 63 heat pumps. The south-facing windows in the upper floor capture sunlight, while the triple-glazed façade prevents heat loss. A 4-m high Ficus tree in the atrium improves the air quality and symbolizes the “green” mindset.
Thanks to all of these measures, the building is one of the greenest structures in the country. Endress+Hauser is the first private company to strive for all three certificates from the Canada Green Building Council: Net Zero Energy, Zero Carbon Building Standards and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in Gold...”
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