Multi-family buildings

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

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Learn more about Danfoss applications for multi-family buildings

Related applications

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Room temperature control

    Radiator thermostats and room temperature controller systems compensate for fluctuating heating requirements, keeping the temperature in every room at the level individually set by the resident.

  • 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.

  • Underfloor heating - hydronic

    Danfoss is the best partner to establish your hydronic (water-based) floor heating system. The broad range of underfloor heating products containing panels, pipes, manifolds, mixing-shunts and room temperature controls offers a high-quality solution for every new-build and renovation project.

  • Underfloor heating - electric

    Danfoss solution is the best option for electrical heating because it works for all types of floors, for all rooms and in many building types. Danfoss electrical heating for interior underfloor heating ensures comfort, minimal energy consumption, flexibility, and durability.

    Danfoss intelligent solutions with long-lasting effect are the most efficient investments in the long run for any home.

Case studies

  • 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.

  • Renovation of an apartment building with flat stations, Hamburg, Germany

    Until 2014, the apartments in this multi-family building located in the Hamburg suburb of Bergedorf were heated using electrical water heaters and supplied with domestic hot water using electrical instantaneous water heaters. Now, after the renovation, a block heating station in the basement of the building provides heating distributed via flat stations installed in the stairwell and used for decentralized domestic hot water. Tenants were able to stay in their apartments throughout the renovation process.

  • Domestic hot water for a new apartment building, Weitblick, Germany

    Under the German Drinking Water Ordinance, building owners and managers must ensure lasting prevention of Legionella in the domestic hot water systems used in residential buildings.

  • 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.

  • Domestic hot water for Selenium twins luxurious residential blocks, Istanbul, Turkey

    The Selenium Twins are two luxurious 34-storey residential blocks located in Fulya, Istanbul. They reside on a 29,000 m2 area of land owned by Besiktas JK football club that includes a 10-storey hospital building, 21-storey office building and 16,000 m2 supermarket.

  • 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.