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Skanska builds energy-efficient housing estate in Warsaw

Osiedle Mickiewicza

The Skanska housing company commissioned a study on the energy efficiency of its residential buildings at the Mickiewicza residential in Warsaw. The study showed energy savings of 20-30%. The results reflect Skanska‘s consistent approach to sustainable construction.

Good-energy housing estate

Go4Energy, commissioned by Skanska housing company, conducted energy demand analyses for buildings in stage 3 of the Mickiewicza residential. For the purposes of the study, numerical models of three residential buildings built as part of the project were created. For comparison, models of reference buildings were prepared, which have the parameters required by law in the Technical Conditions. On this basis, primary energy savings for heating, cooling, ventilation, domestic hot water and indoor lighting in real buildings were estimated in comparison with reference buildings.

The results of the analysis showed that the energy-saving solutions applied by the developer reduce the primary energy consumption from 22.7% to 27.9%. Go4Energy also conducted a life cycle assessment study for one of the buildings, focusing on 10, 30 and 60 years of CO2 emissions. This will help control the environmental impact of the investment at every stage from the production of building materials, through the use of the building, to its disposal.

Mickiewicza residential in Warsaw

The Mickiewicza residential is located at Rudzka Street at the junction of Zoliborz and Bielany. The housing estate has obtained the BREEAM environmental certificate with the Final status (executive stage). The investment is characterized by modern and energy-saving solutions.

Construction of the third stage of the estate commenced at the end of 2018 and its planned completion is scheduled for the second quarter of 2020. The construction of the second stage of the Mickiewicza residential is also currently underway and is expected to be completed in Q3 2019.

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