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Shopping in a special ambience

In shopping centres, supermarkets or retail outlets, the focus has long since moved beyond the mere presentation of goods. Rather, the aim is to offer customers a special ambience that invites them to linger. Of course, the technical requirements must be right for this. No matter if cooling pipes, sprinkler pipe systems, drinking water applications or efficient and invisible heating and cooling systems are concerned – products of aquatherm are adapted to the special needs of commercial buildings and can be individually adapted to the wishes of the customers.

Car Kölbl

Unterschleissheim, Germany

Generous glazing, high ceilings and spacious sales areas not interrupted by walls: The temperature control of large, open spaces is often associated with very high costs. For this reason, Autohaus Kölbl, a third-generation family business that has been based in Unterschleißheim (Bavaria) for over 60 years, attached great importance to energy-saving operation when renewing the building services system. The company found the solution in a combined heat and power plant and several adsorption chillers. The complete piping in the technical centre was made with aquatherm blue pipe, which supports the smooth functioning of the plant.

Application: HVAC, refrigeration systems

product: aquatherm blue pipe


Weil am Rhein, Germany

The VitraHaus in Weil am Rhein, located on the campus of the world-famous designer forge of the furniture manufacturer Vitra, is a special object: “The stacked house” by the architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron fascinates both by its eccentric construction and by the quality of the interior spaces in which Vitra presents its collections.

The spectacular object and its visitors are protected in an exemplary manner by a sprinkler system with sprinkler pipes laid in the ceiling – aquatherm red pipe. This is why the building was also awarded the “Sprinkler Protected” seal of approval for outstanding fire protection.

Application: Sprinkler

product: aquatherm red pipe

Award: “Sprinkler Protected” seal of quality from the German Fire Protection Association (bvfa)