October 1-2, 2018
Kursaal Bern
Kornhausstr. 3

Five presentations were given by Task 56 Experts during Session D3: "Active Façades for Ventilation, Heating and Cooling"
at the 13th Conference on Advanced Building Skins in Bern on October 1, 2018. Website: abs.green

Picture: abs.green


Session D3 was led by Task 56 expert Fabian Ochs, University of Innsbruck, Austria



Active roofs and façades technologies

  • Active facades - building integrated solar collectors
  • The ”Summer garden” concept
  • Active House evaluation of the energy and indoor climate

Jakob Klint, Kuben Management, Denmark

Paper  |  Presentation


Advanced daylighting systems and combined lighting and thermal simulation

  • Daylight system characterization
  • Integrated design for day- and electric light and user comfort
  • Comparison of a simplified and a complex simulation approach

David Geisler-Moroder, Bartenbach GmbH, Austria



Solar thermal façade systems – An interdisciplinary approach

  • Three new technologies of aesthetic solar thermal façades
  • Solar thermal venetian blinds as adaptive energy harvesting
  • Thermally activated building components

Christoph Maurer, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg, Germany
Paul Denz, Priedemann Facade-Lab, Germany



Heating with façade-integrated heat pumps

  • Compact façade integrated MVHR and heat pump for decentral ventilation & heating
  • Potential of onsite-PV to reduce non-renewable primary energy consumption
  • Results of the project "SaLüH"

Fabian Ochs, University of Innsbruck, Austria


Picture credits: Aagesen, Klint (Kuben Management)


Heating with a PV Façade in a Passive House

  • Passive House with PV façade and electric heating
  • Low costs and minimal installation effort vs. performance
  • PV potential and evaluation of primary energy consumption

Georgios Dermentzis, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Presentation  | Abstract


The Session C7 "Façade Integrated Day- and LED-Lighting Basedon Micro-Optical Components"

- was led by Task 56 Expert Jan de Boer, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics, Stuttgart, Germany. One presentation disseminated contributions to Task 56.



Lab measurements and field testing of integrated systems

  • Assessment of photometric properties
  • Relation between photometric properties and lighting conditions in indoor spaces
  • Energy performance and user acceptance studies

Jan de Boer, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics, Stuttgart, Germany