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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.

Considering residents’ comfort and safety, reduction of environmental impact as well as final operational costs, electric heating is the ideal solution for multi-family houses.

 

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

  • Stable costs during planning and implementation of renovation and new-build projects

  • Lowest possible investment with rapid payback

  • Retains its value over the longterm: 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

  • No repair costs after winter season ​due to electric heating solutions

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 longterm: 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

  • No repair costs after winter season ​due to electric heating solutions

     

for professionals

For Professionals

Why invest in energy efficiency?  

Because the cheapest – and greenest – energy is the energy we don’t use. As a planet, we need to drastically reduce our energy consumption, and make better use of the energy we produce. Our buildings play a considerable role in this equation.  Know more

Energy efficiency in heating and cooling systems

Energy efficiency in heating and cooling systems

To create a sustainable future, lowering energy consumption and CO2 emissions should be high on our agenda. Energy-efficient heating and cooling solutions for buildings and district energy that can achieve exactly that are already here today.

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Documents

Documents
Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Application guide Danfoss Indoor Cable Floor Heating Systems Application manual English Multiple 20 Aug, 2018 3.6 MB .pdf
Brochure Modern heating technology for housing associations English United Kingdom 22 Feb, 2017 12.0 MB .pdf
Brochure Modern heating technology for housing associations English Multiple 07 Jul, 2016 4.4 MB .pdf

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