TEmotion: A Facade for the Future
When it comes to sustainability, user comfort has a large role to play. Buildings must meet the needs of their users and must guarantee a high degree of well-being. This can be achieved through the type of design, the colour, the type of lighting, and the air quality. If users feel good in the building, this will have a positive effect on the working environment. Positivity promotes productivity.
As a universal concept, WICONA has developed a self-sufficient facade system that integrates all components of the building technology directly into the facade. Control is through the central building service management system or directly by the user.
In addition, the facade controls itself and reports possible maintenance requirements to the control centre.
Decentralised ventilation systems transport incoming and outgoing air to and from offices over the shortest route. Individual ventilation is always possible by opening windows.
Heating and Cooling
The decentralised heating and cooling unit guarantee high-levels of process security and all electronic components optimally operate alongside each other.
Intelligent steering systems provide the optimum use of daylight with additional LEDs on the inner profile of the facade providing an increase in user comfort by providing atmospheric light.
Anti-glare daylight steering is also combined with direct and indirect artificial light through the integration of lights within the facade. With clever arrangement and control of these facade lights, rooms deep inside can be well lit without any additional light sources.
Sunshading is provided by Venetian blinds with metal-coated slats in the transparent area of the facade.
Photovoltaic cells are arranged on pivoted slats to generate electricity for the building's energy supply.