Power station – a piece of cultural history
The property industry accounts for nearly 40% of total energy use in society, and unceasing work with energy efficiency is necessary. Akademiska Hus is one of Sweden’s largest property companies and is working to make a difference in the field of environmental care, in the long-term and in a sustainable manner.
The Kåkenhus Building on Campus Norrköping is home to a piece of cultural history. The power station supplied electricity to the building, produced using energy from the river through Norrköping, Motala Ström.
Energy creates opportunities. This is what water power did during the peak period of Norrköping’s industrial era. And today, energy is one of our most important sources of development.
What was the significance of energy in earlier days, and what is it today? What measures is Akademiska Hus taking to reduce energy consumption, and how is it working towards a sustainable society together with Linköping University?
Water fall in Motala ström, Campus Norrköping. Photo credit: Thor Balkhed