Tag: Technical article

The Skydome House: The Template for a Whole Weries

In the Bavarian town of Neukirchen vorm Wald near Passau, an unusual dome-shaped residential building was erected. The so-called Skydome house including a carport in the residential area "Fernblick" is equipped with the latest building technology. The client opted for an energy-saving overall system…

PTB - a federal BIM pilot project

Walther Meißner, the pioneer of low-temperature research, is the namesake of the new building that the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is getting on its historic site in Berlin-Charlottenburg.

Maybe a little less?

This article examines the influence of the design parameters on the determined capacity as well as the required energy demand in order to answer the question to how much energy can be saved by reducing the comfort criteria.

Recycling building with C2C

Building with a positive footprint. The Cradle to Cradle® principle makes it feasible and offers a holistic approach for construction projects within a sustainable development framework. We will introduce the principle and show you how BIM supports implementation, and the influence it has on the MEP…

Revit and LINEAR in Action – the Spandau Ufer

Building with a positive footprint. The Cradle to Cradle® principle makes it feasible and offers a holistic approach for construction projects within a sustainable development framework. We will introduce the principle and show you how BIM supports implementation, and the influence it has on the MEP…

Annual Simulation - Aren’t they the Same?

The calculation of the required cooling capacity for a plant dimensioning is increasingly based on dynamic simulation methods. In the previous parts of this article series, the influencing factors on the cooling load calculation according to VDI 2078 have been discussed. In this fourth and final…

Renovations and new buildings with high-efficiency pump technology from Grundfos

When it comes to energy-related renovations, hospitals are demanding propositions, but they are also worth it. In many cases they have expanded over a period of decades, and present planners and system builders with the challenge of reliably and efficiently supplying energy to consumer areas with…

Boydens Engineering > Gare Maritime

Showpiece of engineering technology with a focus on sustainability

Boydens Engineering is a construction engineering and research office that is active in the conceptualisation, design and inspection of technical construction installations. We strive deliberately with a great sense of…

Renovation of the Berlin “Eierhäuschen”

Preserving the traditional while creating something new: Renovations in line with heritage requirements mean that all those involved in the process must pay particular attention to the details and be considerate of existing, historical building structures. The 130-year-old listed "Eierhäuschen" in…

R1 Projectbureau from Russia

Building with a positive footprint. The Cradle to Cradle® principle makes it feasible and offers a holistic approach for construction projects within a sustainable development framework. We will introduce the principle and show you how BIM supports implementation, and the influence it has on the MEP…