Case Studies

Read customer experiences with award winning technology solutions from Danfoss. Find Heating case stories organized by sales channel or browse all Danfoss case stories below.

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AB-QM™ Valves

  • High-end climate solutions in Waldorf Astoria by Hilton, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Building: Hotel
    Application: Hydronic balancing and control for radiator heating and fan coil cooling
    Challenge: Establish top level comfort and minimum energy consumption for heating and cooling
    Solution: Fan-coil units for cooling; 8 heating risers and radiators equipped with Danfoss products.

  • HVAC control at Katowice business centre, Poland

    Katowice Business Centre is a modern office building where Danfoss hydronic balancing solutions are used; AB-QM™ balancing and control valves in combination with revolutionary NovoCon® actuators.

  • Energy comfort in Prime Tower, Zurich, Switzerland

    The Prime Tower in Zurich is a building of many records. With its 126 meters it is the tallest building in Switzerland with 36 floors and 40,000 square meters accommodating mostly offices. And with its more than 6,000 AB-QM valves it is also one of the biggest heating and cooling installations ever designed and installed by Danfoss.

  • Balancing valves in Sky Tower, Wroclaw, Poland

    The tallest building of the EU now resides in Wroclaw in Poland. As a beautiful landmark to modern architecture, high user comfort and sustainable practice, the 212 meter high Sky Tower forms the pleasant setting for thousands of people living and working in the building.

  • Savings on energy costs in Sunway resort, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Building: Hotel
    Application: Hydronic balancing and control of water-based cooling system
    Challenge: Proof effectiveness of PIBCV valves
    Solution: Comparison test with Hydronic analyzer between traditional and PIBCV balancing and control options

Hydronic Comfort Controls

  • Engineering Tomorrow lowers apartments’ heating cost to less than $50 annually

    In recent years, average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood has skyrocketed to more than $3,000 a month, excluding utilities. That’s why New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (RBSCC) came together to develop Knickerbocker Commons.

  • Buchanan Forest Bureau
    Engineering Tomorrow Builds Sustainable Heating System for Pennsylvania Forest Bureau

    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources conscientiously chooses low-energy, high-comfort solutions to heat the new Resource Management Center in Pennsylvania’s Buchanan State Forest district. Discover how Danfoss ESBE valves and actuators efficiently controlled the hydronic heating system.

  • interchurch center in new york city
    Engineering Tomorrow Provides Year-Round Comfort for Offices in New York City

    The Interchurch Center, located in New York City’s Upper West Side, serves as headquarters for a number of nonprofit organizations.

    “Between the induction units and the windows, my water temperature was reduced by 10 degrees in the heating season. That’s a significant change, and definitely one that is saving us money.”

    Discover how the Danfoss hydronic heating solution provided a comfortable, efficient & affordable induction system upgrade.

  • NYC Apartment building solves overheating issue with thermostatic radiator valves
    NYC Apartment building solves overheating issue with thermostatic radiator valves

    The city of New York, undertakes an impressive effort to prepare the city for one million more residents, strengthen its economy, combat climate change and enhance the quality of life for all New Yorkers. 

    Results of study show potential annual energy savings of ~$100 million if TRVs were installed in every NYC multifamily building.

District Energy

  • Reduced energy consumption with new heat exchangers in the district heating supply, Aarhus, Denmark

    A major renovation project in Aff aldVarme Aarhus (AVA), in collaboration with the Danfoss-owned company Sondex®, has increased the efficiency of the heat exchangers by more than 20 percent by replacing old plates with new ones.

  • District energy as the heating and cooling solution in Teknopark Istanbul, Turkey

    Building: Office
    Application: Production of heating, cooling and domestic hot water
    Challenge: Design and construct customized district energy solutions for all buildings on the park
    Solution: Danfoss  designed and constructed 3 pre-assembled DSE substations containing control valves for the heating, cooling and domestic hot water, heat meters, self-acting controllers and electronic controllers connected to a central Building Management System. 

  • Modernized district heating in a hospital, Belgrade, Serbia

    Building: Hospital
    Application: Heating + Domestic Hot Water production by district heating substations
    Challenge: Modernize old and inefficient heat and hot water system
    Solution: 58 fully equipped prefabricated substations

  • First ever district heating system with substations in Turkey

    600 residents in the town of Soma in Western Turkey now enjoy the comforts of a reliable and cheap heat supply from the town’s brand new district heating system. 

    In the coming years, more than 8,000 households will be joining the system that exploits the excess heat from the municipal power plant – a great improvement from the charcoal boilers of the past, and much less expensive.

  • Why Bleiburg opted for a CO₂ neutral district heating system, Bleiburg, Germany

    A district heating system that uses wood chips as fuel to supply the local community, with the intention of taking it a step closer to energy-independence.

Electric Heating

  • sidewalk cleared of snow next to an ice rink
    Engineering Tomorrow makes winter safer for city of Buffalo

    According to the National Weather Service, a series of lake effect events and clipper-type systems dumped 112 inches of snow on Buffalo, New York, in the winter of 2014-15. In an area accustomed to harsh winters, this was still unusual—about 18 inches above normal. But even this impressive amount of snow was no match for the Danfoss snow melt system installed at Canalside, the heart of Buffalo’s waterfront revitalization.