Study visits to sites at the forefront in implementing solutions of tomorrow
MaxLab IV In the new district Brunnshög in Lund the MAX IV Laboratory (the world’s largest facility for synchrotron radiation research) and Kraftringen (a municipality-owned energy group) have developed a unique, sustainable solution for energy management. Kraftringen will deliver cooling and heating of the facility and recover the waste heat that is generated and use it as district heating for residential houses in the municipality – a sustainable way to make use of waste heat. During this visit you will see the Max IV laboratory site, and learn more about the cooperation between the Max IV Laboratory and Kraftringen.
Sysav South Scania Waste Company, receives, recycles and treats waste from households and industries in southern Skåne. Sysav’s concept applies an eco-cycle perspective, and is based on overall solutions and high expertise to combine various treatment methods for dealing with each type of waste in the most sustainable way according to its properties. Take the chance to visit their facilities in the harbor of Malmö.
VA SYD deliver high quality drinking water cleans waste water and collects waste in the Malmö area. Take the opportunity to visit one of Sweden’s largest waste water plants, Sjölunda plant, which receives waste water from around 300.000 households. Learn more about their process, technology and how they work to improve environmental parameters as far as possible.
Kretseum the brand new sustainability and knowledge center in Hyllie. It guides you through the expo about ”the Sustainable City” – theme water, waste and energy. The main target group is school children from the age of 12 years and older. Learn from the expo’s method of inspiring a young audience to make sustainable choices..
Hållbarheten is a custom designed house in the Western Harbour in Malmoe. It is a convenient and charming house, with pool, sauna, and private gardens. The residents produce their own energy, control their energy consumption, and evaluate which energy solutions that are most effective, without giving up comfort. This house gives the residents a chance to contribute to the creation of future homes, by testing smarter ways of using energy. Hållbarheten was one of the case studies in the project E-harbours.
The Augustenborg EcoCity visit introduces the key concepts and success factors in the residential area’s ecological and social development since 1998. The tour starts at the roofs of Augustenborg Botanical Roof Garden where we discuss green roofs in relation to climate adaptation, biodiversity, energy and material efficiency, and recreation. The tour continues with a walk in the EcoCity along the canals and ponds of the sustainable urban drainage system which withstood the 100 year rain event the 31st of August 2014.
Skanska is one of Swedens larger construction companies and have a high degree of ambition regarding all aspects of ”thinking green” in their projects. During this visit you will be informed about strategies and initiatives to be used to implement new technologies, you will also obtain an understanding of the benefits of having environmental certificates. Skanska will also explain to us their activities regarding energy conservation such as co-ordinating with other buildings, smart grids and energy efficient cooling.
Roth Fastigheter has built the energy efficient apartment building in Hyllie which was completed late in 2013. Several installations have been made to make it environmentally sustainable for many years. Among them solar thermal heating, floor heating, viewing and controlling energy usage and costs in each apartment and connection to smart net run by E ON.