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Bahnhofstrasse 75-79 Commercial Building, Zurich

Over 3 years, this former department store was extensively refurbished and converted. Its earthquake and fire safety and energy efficiency now meet the relevant standards.

Baur au Lac Hotel, Zurich

The hotel’s complete energy supply was renewed along with 25 suites, 4 function rooms and the garden pavillion. It now meets the highest aesthetic and technical standards.

Brandschenkestrasse 24/30, Zurich

After some 40 years of use, the building services, the interior finish and the facade of this commercial building were fully renewed.

Vieri Residential Development, Schwerzenbach

The hallmark of this state-of-the-art four-generation project with 188 residential units is its sustainable energy supply with geothermal probes and its “Minergie” design.

Jelmoli Premium Department Store, Zurich

The oldest part of this building opened in 1898. Refurbishing the complex amounts to travelling through architectural history.

Letzipark Shopping Centre, Zurich

The renovation of the mall and the building envelope and the plan for the site’s energy supply are in progress. Since 2012, the site is being refurbished in several stages.

Fraumünster energy supply, Zürich

Replacement of all installations for the extension of the lake water pipeline, the energy control centre and the old town’s district heating and cooling network.

Rotweg School Building, Wädenswil

This new building was designed to meet the “Minergie P” standard. The classrooms are equipped with a controlled “hygiene” ventilation system.

Triemli City Hospital, Zurich

The tower is currently being extensively refurbished. A new women’s clinic is also under construction. The site’s energy supply was renewed, completed 2017, including the installation of three cooling units.

Novartis Pharma AG Laboratory, Basel

The oncology branch requiring state-of-the-art experimental and analysis labs and offices led to this 1970 building being converted into a research and training venue.

Psychiatric University Clinic, Zurich

Reducing the ratio of fossil energy sources to under 5%, using rain water in the laundry facilities and the consequent use of waste heat were part of the project.

Schützen Hotel, Rheinfelden

The earliest records of this historic building date back to the 15th century. Between 2019 and 2021, more than 200 rooms were completely refurbished.

Zollhaus Commercial and Residential Building, Zurich

This lively centre with residential, cultural and commercial spaces was realised in compliance with the “Minergie-P-Eco” standard on a 5000 sqm-estate in Zurich’s District 5.

Dreikönigstrasse 7 Commercial Building, Zurich

The building’s recent revitalisation allows for open-plan offices as well as small, cellular offices with highly structured and flexible layouts.

Birkenhof Residential Development, Zurich

This listed ensemble with its largely protected interiors is being carefully refurbished, providing another 30 years of use.

Lysbüchel Estate, Basel

Aided by a flexible and sustainable energy and building strategy, Coop’s former distribution centre was converted into a versatile residential, working and culture estate.

Bahnhofstrasse 7, Luzern

Highlights of the refurbishment during ongoing operations (office, restaurant, bakery, X-ray institute) include connection to the sea energy and hygienic air exchange.

Black Tap Restaurant, Zurich

Converting this fashion boutique into Zurich’s latest restaurant sensation required its being stripped down to its shell.

Bleicherweg 30 Commercial Building, Zurich

The building’s double envelope allows for the air-conditioning’s intelligent energy management and for a perfect indoor climate. It draws district cooling and heat from the lake water network.

ETH HPY Greenhouse, Zurich

With clean rooms for research and a natural and artificial lighting system, this greenhouse met high requirements.

Escher-Wyss Estate, Zurich

Within 12 months, the distribution system was replaced without halting production and optimisation strategies were developed, e.g., for waste heat recovery in compressed-air conditioning.

Dufourstrasse 49 Commercial Building, Zurich

The office spaces were equipped with “hygiene” ventilation and hybrid cooling ceilings. Lake water is used to supply heat and cooling energy.

Seebach Community Centre, Zurich

After 50 years, the centre will be renovated from 2022 to 2024. It is listed in the communal inventory of buildings worthy of protection.

GYSO AG HQ, Kloten

This 4200 sqm high-rack storage facility is 9m high. It has six 54,000 m³/h roof fans installed to extract smoke in case of fire.

Hamelirain Hotel and Residential Complex, Kloten

This hotel on the former Burgener industrial estate has 72 rooms, a 100-unit residential complex and an indoor car park with 150 places built to the “Minergie” energy standard.

Hürlimann Estate, Zurich

Strategy for the site’s energy supply, optimisation of existing district pipelines, pipeline construction with plastic jacket pipes, drinking water catchment, distribution pipelines.

Hard Turm Park, Swiss Stock Exchange, Zurich

Thanks to the excellent collaboration between the owners, we managed to meet the diverse and complex security and air-conditioning requirements.

Henz Estate, Suhr

In this new quarter, comfortable state-of-the-art apartments are being built. The estate is set to obtain SIA 2040 (sustainability, energy efficiency) certification.

Zur Schanze High-Rise, Talstrasse 65, Zurich

After the addition of five stories to this now 18-storey building, an accounting model was developed that allows for the allocation of operational and overhead costs.

Waldhaus Hotel, Birsfelden

The restaurant and the function rooms were refurbished. The hotel rooms on the 1st and 2nd floors were renovated (incl. bathrooms).

Hirslanden Clinic, Zurich

During the renovation and extension process, the clinic continues to operate at normal capacity.

Motel One Hotel, Zurich

This former office building was converted into a hotel with 400 rooms in record time. It was a complex project that required high levels of technical and spatial coordination.

Neumarkt Shopping Centre, Brugg

40 years after its construction, the Neumarkt is being redesigned to improve its customer and user friendliness and to meet current environmental standards.

Niederhofrain Replacement Building, Zollikon

A monovalent heat pump system with ten geothermal probes that are also used for cooling in the summer and controlled residential ventilation create a pleasant indoor climate.

Swiss Obstgarten HQ, Kloten

After 35 years, this 1,200-workplace building was completely renovated and one storey added. The climate plan is flexible and complemented with a superordinate control station.

Habsburg Castle

Strict historic preservation requirements apply in this renovation project. We assessed and analysed the state of the castle’s existing HVAC+ system.

Turm Estate, Winterthur

Replacement of building automation system without halting operations, including integrating existing LON controllers into the overall system and BACnet implementation according to KBOB guidelines.

Wiesenthal School, Baar

“Domino”, the replacement building in timber, meets the “Minergie A” standard and will be built until 2027 without the school closing.

Green Datacenter, Schlieren

Gesamtverantwortung für den Ausbau: Fernkälteanschluss und Umluftkühler, Elektroinstallationen 2n-USV-System und statischer Transferschalter. Umfassende Sicherheitssysteme mit Trockensprinkleranlage, Brandfrüherkennung und Intrusionsüberwachung.

Bild: Stadt Sursee

Stadthalle Sursee

Als Vorbereitung für den zukünftigen Fernwärmanschluss wurde eine Mehrpelletkesselanlage verbaut.
Zusätzlich wird das neue Sekundarschulhaus von der Stadthalle Sursee mit Wärme versorgt.

Neubau Kinderspital und Frauenklinik LUKS

Mit unserem PQM-Mandat HLKSE/GA stellen wir die Realisierung des komplexen Neubauprojekt sicher. Die Umsetzung der technischen Anforderungen und Nutzerbedürfnisse des Perinatalzentrums werden durch die Qualitätssicherung gewährleistet.

Psychiatric University Clinik Hard, Embrach

Thanks to the new high performance wood chip boiler, the share of fossil energies used by the heating system was markedly reduced. The old hot water tank is used as a control volume.

Weidmatt, Lausen

Minergie Eco Standard and hybrid construction: the new residential development on the former Cheddite industrial estate features a blend of timber and massive construction.

Toni Estate, Zurich

Since 2015, our experts have been involved in the planning of extensions, in ensuring the estate’s continued operation and in its energy and occupant-specific optimisation.

Telli Shopping Centre, Aarau

During the centre’s revitalisation, its supply must continue without disruption. The building remains in operation throughout the construction phase.

Talstrasse 11/15, Zurich

Low ceilings, small HVAC facilities and the required supply of clean air and cooling to the different floors were just some of the challenges associated with this project.

Municipal Parks and Gardens Department, Zurich

To create an ideal climate and to enable the cultivation of rare species, the vegetation heating was not only renovated but also moved into the soil.

Staudenbühl School Swimming Facilities, Zurich

Restricted space and the fact that the building is listed made the installation of a new swimming pool control system a challenging task requiring a great deal of coordination.

Sonnhaldenstrasse, Zurich

During the renovation of this Art Nouveau house, four spilt recirculating air cooling units—all connected to a shared district cooling system—were installed to cool the wine cellar.

Sonnhalde Residential Estate, Adlikon

The ground-breaking 1970 «Göhner» building made with prefab concrete elements contains 600 residential units. Over a thirty-month period, a new wood chip/peak load heating system and fifteen substations were put into operation.

Kantonsschule im Lee, Winterthur

The main building from 1928 is listed as a building of historic interest. Heat is generated with a heat pump system with geothermal probes that can also be used for cooling.

Migros Witikon Supermarket, Zurich

Assuming the role of general planner, RMB renovated the building’s HVAC components including electric and building automation. The supermarket remained open throughout. To keep sales losses at a minimum, some of the works were carried out overnight.

Mandarin Oriental Savoy, Zurich

Sustainable energy sources and security of supply are at the heart of this iconic 5-star hotel’s new heating and cooling distribution system.

Metzgerhalle Schaffhauserstrasse, Zurich

The Metzgerhalle project was shortlisted for the City of Zurich’s award for excellent buildings in the years 2016-2020. This commercial and residential building was completely renovated from 2016 to 2019. Waste heat is used to preheat the domestic hot water.

Limmatplatz 4-6, Zurich

Formerly the location of Zurich’s first covered market hall, this property was newly developed, and its building services completely renewed.

Lengg Clinic, Zurich

This challenging project encompasses the construction of the new main entrance and the addition of a storey with 28 patient rooms, intensive monitoring and surveillance stations, as well as various examination and office spaces.

GMZ HGV and Car Repair Workshop, Zurich

The control centre’s waste heat is used to heat the building. The vehicle pit has been equipped with its own ventilation system. The wastewater is being processed in a biotreatment plant.

Givaudan Estate, Kemptthal

The industrial monument that is the former Maggi estate uses steam district heating. Some of the production facilities depend on steam as an energy source to make their products.

Buckhauserstrasse, Zürich

The new building has the characteristics of a stacked residential terrace. This dense urban form of housing was designed to facilitate encounters and exchange among residents.

Sunnhalde Retirement Home, Untersiggenthal

Retrofitting measures included the integration of the HVACS installations according to the current fire safety, heat and noise protection standards. Continuing operation was ensured through temporary facilities.