Energy Efficient Hospital

Project information

Index: 1306R4
Priority:2: Environment and risk prevention
Sub Theme:Energy and sustainable transport
Location SWEDEN SöDRA SVERIGE Malmo Sydsverige Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2011
End: n/a

Topic of the practice

Energy, health, buildings, smart grid

Good Practice Information

Activities have been undertaken in the Skåne University Hospital, Malmö to reduce the carbon footprint by improving energy efficiency. These actions have included: pressure controlled heat pumps; smart thermostats which reduce heat input based on the temperature in the room, thereby making use of human heat and solar radiation; improved ventilation, sparperltorer installations, T5 lighting, green roof, etc.
In this project ICT is used in:
- Providing computerised controls for technical equipment so that energy usage can be better controlled.
- Smart heating sensors that detect and adjust heating according to need.
- Smart taps that adjust water flow thereby reducing water wastage.
- Smart Ventilation that can be adjusted to match the required needs.

Evidence of success

The activities have led to the following reductions in emissions, energy and resource use:
Emissions: SOx 15 kg / year, NOx 270 kg / year, CO2 253 tons / year, Dust 9 kg / year
Type of energy savings: Heat 436 MWh, Operational electricity building electricity + 519 MWh
Water 590 m3/year

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Camilla Christensen

Cluster 55

Camilla Christensen (

Annex completed on: 12-04-2013

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