Sustainable NORFAC solutions
The NORFAC facade system must be Sustainable in social, economical and
To substantiate the sustainability the facade element should be developed with a
lifecycle perspective for the whole building, not only for construction but also for use
and maintaniance. Like wise a holistic approch must be considered for the building
architecture as a whole including the context and the social aspects of the building in
the local society.
The three aspects of sustainability:
1. Social sustainability: Security, Health and Comfort
2. Environmental sustainability: Energy, Ecolocical and Life cycle.
3. Economical quality: Total economy , Robustness and Efficient use.
The three aspects are further described in the Conceptual Design WP 2 report and for further information about the sustainability solution in the NORFAC facde solution, contact one of the two experts in the NORFAC network:
Bjerg Arkitektur og Passivehuscentrum
NORFAC is a Nordic research and development project involving 10 partners collaborating in the development of an innovative Nordic facade system.
The project is sponsored by Nordic Innovation and this website will contentiously be updated
Updated January 29, 2018