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• Five dwellings on the Skarpnes housing   process studies in the demonstration projects.  toward thermal superinsulation materials
          estate, Arendal, were completed in 2014.   New material developments are concerned   (SIM).
                                             with experimental investigations on increasing
          All ive projects have provided valuable input   the thermal resistance of various concrete   Advanced façade technologies with integrated
          to the ZEB Concept and Deinition and will   recipes by incorporation of aerogel granules   VIP, solar collectors, and associated
          continue to do so during their irst years of   and on applying silver particles to make a   ventilation strategies have been investigated,
          operation where they will continue to be   low-emissivity coating with a total surface   and component design strategies have been
          monitored and analyzed. Four projects are   emissivity value as low as 0.015. Further,   developed. Relective foils are a promising
          still under development. Construction will start  studies have been conducted on alkaline   solution for improving thermal properties of
          on Heimdal High School and the Campus   ageing experiments on vacuum insulation   the building envelope, especially in loors.
          Evenstad ofice and educational building in   panels (VIP), which showed various degrees   Experimental studies at the ZEB Pilot House
          2016.                              of degradation and where in general elevated   Larvik and in the laboratory have been

          Parallel to the development of the ZEB   temperatures proved to be the most signiicant  performed in order to verify the performance
                                                                                 of loor constructions with relective foils. In
                                             strain caused by ageing when compared to
          demonstration projects, research is still on-  pH-value. We have also performed further   addition, we have proven the limited effects
          going in the ive work packages, with activities  studies on hollow silica nanospheres (HSNS),  of moisture buffering for internal surface
          as diverse as nano insulation material   which represent a promising stepping-stone   materials on the energy performance of
          development in the laboratories and user and

          Heimdal Upper Secondary School and Sports Hall, Trondheim, Norway. The building will have 26,000 m  heated loor area (including education, ofices, dental
          clinic). The developer is South-Trøndelag County, the architect is Rambøll/KHR. The level of ambition is ZEB-OM* (20% of M).
          Illustration by Skanska and Rambøll/KHR Arkitekter.

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