The Väla Gård office is located 5 km northeast of Helsingborg. The aim is to build five buildings, out of these two buildings were finished by 2012. The building has around 70 workstations and is
Skanska’s regional office in Helsingborg. The purpose is office spaces and conference rooms. The project has achieved many awards and certifications: Skåne Solar Award 2013, Solar Energy price 2013, LEED Platinum 2013, Sweden Green Building Award 2013, etc.
Article published in the REHVA Journal, 2014 by Björn Berggren and co-authors.
Väla Gård is the Skanska Group’s greenest office project to date and the first to achieve the Deep Green level according to Skanska’s Color Palette™. It is also the only Net ZEB office in Sweden so far. Väla Gård is thoroughly followed-up by measurements for optimising and controlling the performance. This paper presents Väla Gård and Skanska’s experiences so far with developing, designing, constructing and using a high-performance net-zero energy office.
Conference paper by Per Kempe from Passivhus Norden, 2013.
The Väla Gård office building is energy plus building, which annually delivers more energy than it uses by being energy efficient and generating its electricity. Efficient heating, cooling and air conditioning are provided by a Variable Air Volume (VAV) system. Heat recovery units recycle 82% of the heat from outgoing air, which exceeds the voluntary Swedish passive house heat recovery value of 70%.
Presentation from Swegon Air Academy seminar by Per Kempe, Poland, 2014.
Report by Per Kempe about solar energy and consumption in Väla Gård. Published in Energi&Miljö, 2014.
Article by Per Kempe about Väla Gård – Swedish first plus energy office building. Published in Energi&Miljö, 2014.
Report about Article by Per Kempe about Väla Gård – Swedish first plus energy office building, Lagan, 2014.
Download the detailed description of Väla Gård by Skanska. Sustainability and green, for in-depth information on sustainability aspects of this project, please view the related Sustainability case study in PDF.
Review the specific numbers from the monitoring of Väla Gård from www.cravezero.eu.
Image by Per Kempe and Fagerhult