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Sustainability, Energy and Architecture by Ali Sayigh

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Chapter 12

A Low-Energy Building Project in Sweden – the Lindås Pilot Project

Fredrik Karlsson and Bahram Moshfegh,    Sweco Systems AB, Norrköping, Sweden,    Division of Energy Systems, IEI, Linköping University, Sweden

Abstract

One of today’s great challenges is to find opportunities to create and sustain a modern, comfortable existence while facing the growing threat of global warming and the future depletion of resources. A continuation of material and energy deployment and growth in waste products is not sustainable environmentally or ecologically. More than 50% of the world’s population now lives in urban areas, and this figure is increasing. Thus, adaptation and development of urban as well as rural areas for tomorrow needs to be tailored ...

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