Multi-family buildings

  • Overview
  • Related applications
  • Case studies

Increase the attractiveness of your multi-family building

Modern heating technology gives property owners and managers numerous ways to improve energy efficiency in their buildings. Whether planning a new build, renovation or refurbishment.
Danfoss aims to bring the full benefits of efficient heating systems to everyone involved in apartment block living. This means achieving a better return on investment, lower overall costs, greater comfort and safety, and reduced environmental impact.

 

Multiple application design options are available for all sorts of projects, from renovations to new builds.
User needs, functional requirements, budget and investment returns must all be taken into consideration when selecting the right solution.

How we can help you

For residents

  • Affordable rent and utilities with no surprises
  • Hygenic domestic hot water whenever I need it
  • Individual temperature zones - anytime, everywhere
  • Modern building services - that I don't have to worry about
  • No noises from the heating system and all the radiators give off heat
  • Modern heating technology that gives the environment a break

For owners

  • Stable costs during planning and implementation of renovation and new-build projects
  • Lowest possible investment with rapid payback
  • Retains its value over the long.term: easy to rent, easy to sell
  • No need for legionella testing
  • Satisfied tenants: no complaints due to noise or under-supply to individual radiators
  • Reliable heating technology - easy to operate and easy to bill

Related applications

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    Domestic hot water

    Danfoss Domestic Hot Water systems provide everything for the production, storage, hydronic balancing, temperature control and temperature logging for drinking water in non-residential and multi-family house buildings. The systems established are high performing, provide comfort and hygiene and ensure maximum possible protection against legionella.

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    Electric floor heating

    Electric underfloor heating for all types of floors

    Electric heating is an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly floor heating solution. It is flexible for new build homes and renovations for both wet and dry installation.​

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    Energy metering

    In buildings with multiple users, energy metering can be used to identify what amount of heating or cooling energy each user has consumed. Danfoss offers a broad range of ultrasonic heat and cool meters, as well as related Automatic Meter Reading solutions.

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    Frost and snow protection

    Danfoss systems are used in all frost protection applications in parking lots, garages, stairs, pavements and other ground-level surfaces, which can be secured against the negative effects of winter. Danfoss frost protection systems include all necessary products such as cables or heating mats, specialized controllers and mounting accessories.

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    Heating and cooling source

    Danfoss can help you reduce costs and maintain a clean, quiet and dependable source of heat for your building. We offer a broad range of products and components related to boilers, heat pumps and chillers. All of these have on/off control and are easy to install and commission.

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    Hydronic balancing and control

    Danfoss hydronic balance and control solutions ensure an optimized distribution of heating and cooling water in HVAC systems. The recommended solution depends on the system; constant flow or variable flow systems, the application; heating and/or cooling and heat emitters; radiators, terminal units or others.

Case studies

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    EvoFlat in 324 apartments, Sonderborg, Denmark

    The installation of EvoFlat in 324 apartments belonging to SAB, a housing association in the Danish town of Sønderborg, has led to average annual energy savings of an estimated 30% per apartment.

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    Flat stations in apartment building in Hamburg, Germany

    Visitors to Hamburg’s Henriette-Herz-Ring who let their gaze drift upward will discover two shipping containers on the roof of the apartment building. They are the visible result of an innovative planning initiative to replace inefficient gas boilers with Danfoss flat stations. The highlight of this renovation: residents did not have to vacate their apartments.

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    ASV automatic balancing valves in buildings in 4 streets, Jonkoping, Sweden

    During the past few years a huge demand for sustainable living has emerged. The pressure on creating environmental friendly or green buildings is higher than ever. Also for existing buildings the need for not leaving a big blueprint on the globe is becoming increasingly important. In Jönköping, Sweden, the community living in the Västerkåkar neighborhood is going forward. In 2013 substantial changes to the communal heating system in the buildings in four streets showed that a green example can be set, in just a couple of steps.

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    45% savings in energy consumption, Moscow, Russia

    “With the project we achieved several important results. First of all the heat consumption was reduced and the number of complaints from tenants decreased significantly. Secondly, we now have a very reliable system with a high quality of service management."

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    17 residential buildings, Beijing, China

    "We wanted to avoid typical complaints related to poor hydronic balancing while also residents optimal comfort. With the help of Danfoss, we fully achieved both these goals."