The summary of the evaluation of first passive house tennis hall in Sweden the project demonstrated a very good result for the second year running (2013-2014). Tenants feel comfortable in the environment and with comfort. No specific complaints concerning passive technology has emerged. The energy consumption for heating is far below the today’s energy requirements and it may noted that the calculation result is achieved. Building consumes almost 31 kWh/m2.year, slightly higher than expected. The lighting had some problems with controls the start which may have contributed to the result.
Today’s demands on energy purchased for this tennis hall gives the 110 kWh/(m2.a) and result became 18,6 kWh/(m2.a), the total savings means that it is now used 68,820 kWh/a year instead of 338,180 kWh per year which is admissible under the act, i.e. 338,180 kWh less every year, or 3.4 million kWh for 10 years.
Find more information about Södra Climate Arena in Växjö (link here) in Swegon Air Academy Case Studies.
Read more in the report by IG Passivhus Södra Climat Arena: Uppföljning andra året (2013-2014) i drift (link here). The report is in Swedish.