At Jönköping University in Sweden, the climate control system has been replaced with ABB’s 800xA as the new computerized surveillance system to improve overview and increase control over ventilation
A university at the forefront of technology
A few students hang back in the lecture hall after the lecture. Despite a long lecture and many people in the hall, the air is fresh and reasonably warm. “There’s no problem with the air here at the University, it’s great,” the students say as they collect together their notes.
HÖFAB, Högskolefastigheter i Jönköping AB is responsible for the ventilation and everything else that concerns Jönköping University’s buildings. Mikael Falk, works engineer with responsibility for building automation, says that they are responsible for heating and ventilation in a number of properties with a total area of 85,000 square meters.
“Our ambition is to be at the forefront of technology and from the start we had the largest installation in Sweden following the KNX standard for lighting control,” Mikael says.
Högskolefastigheter i Jönköping AB, HÖFAB, owns and manages buildings for Jönköping University, which has 12,000 students and 800 employees. The buildings cover a total of 85,000 square meters, with the oldest building dating back to the 1870s. HÖFAB has seven employees; all specialists, and engages contractors for the practical work.