Green makes a school Sustainability and ecology in school construction


The Klein Flottbeker Weg Elementary School is the first CO²-neutral elementary school in Hamburg. The basic idea is that on balance when the school is operating it does not produce any CO² emissions for heating. The basic essentials are an energy-optimized structure with a building shell designed on passive-house principles, an eco-friendly energy supply based on wood, optimized use of daylight and no mechanical aeration or ventilation. For conscious handling of energy resources on a daily basis, there is a traffic light CO² sensor in the classrooms that shows the ambient air quality and thus also the fresh air requirement.

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