Sakhnin, Israel

Sakhnin Project

The Green Building is a large two-story public building in stone construction, with a floor area of 1,482m². It is planned that the final floor area will be extended to 2,101m².

Description

The architectural style integrates vernacular and modern elements. The building is located in the north of Israel where climatic conditions are temperate. It is used as headquarters of the Towns’ Association for Environmental Quality (TAEQ) and for teaching purposes.

Project info

Construction phase
Refurbishment
Building type
Non-residential building
Detailed building type
Net floor area
2101 m2
Stories
2 stories
Construction type
Original construction year of the building
Unknown
Project contact
Hussein Tarabeah (Towns Association for Environmental Quality- Agan Beit Natufa)
Contact email address
natufa@zahav.net.il

Building Rating and Certifications systems

Rating and certifications systems
Not applicable

Building Envelope

External walls

Description of construction
Insulation

Roof

Description of construction
Insulation

Technical Building Systems

Space cooling system

Primary space cooling system
Description
Solar cooling / Absorption chiller

Lighting system

Primary lighting system
Compact fluorescent lamps (CFL)
Description
EE lighting

Shading devices

Description
Window shading

Photovoltaics

Total module area
40 m²
Description
MultiSolarSystem panels

Other technical building systems

Description
Traditional elements: passive cooling towers (Malkafs), natural light openings (Tisanes), shading systems (Mashrabia) 1 kW nominal capacity Wind turbine, with estimated nominal annual production of about 2,750 kWh/a.. 20m² flexible laminates are installed on the roof of the car parking

Final Energy Demand

Energy carrier (1)
Electricity
Annual heating demand
9 kWh/(m²*a)
Annual lighting demand
1 kWh/(m²*a)
Annual hot water demand
8 kWh/(m²*a)
Total final energy demand
18 kWh/(m²*a)

Financial Aspects

Project construction cost
866500 EUR
Estimated costs of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures
246.000 EUR