Enabled an innovative composite reinforced-concrete element

Reinforced-concrete ribs with large openings –

The Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV) has left its mark also on the construction of floors for high-rise buildings. Control of panel heating and ventilation systems is one of the absolute requirements of building services. The activation of building components is the optimal form of panel heating since it offers the considerable advantages over other systems in that it provides the same level of efficiency for cooling and heating. Planners who decide on building component activation must do without a suspended ceiling and must integrate the ventilation pipes in the cross-section of the floor. The...

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