Onnelanpolku nursing home

Onnelanpolku nursing home

Near zero energy nursing home in Finland 

The nursing home, built in 2013, is a so called near zero energy building. Onnelanpolku is well insulated and its energy consumption is partially provided by local sources. The hybrid heating system for space heating and hot water was realized with a combination of solar thermal collectors and district heating. Electricity consumption is also minimized by the use of energy-efficient ventilation equipment and pumps.

Collectors area: 240 m2

Type of collectors: Savo 200

Other energy sources: district heating, photovoltaic panels

Storage: 3×3 000 L water tanks

Installation year: 2013

Location: Finland

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