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Systemair winner of The Indoor Climate Prize

May 3, 2011, 13:30
Regulatory information

Systemair (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SYSR) together with ventilation contractor Gösta Schelin and consultant firm PQR Konsult been chosen to the winner of the The Indoor Climate Prize.

Systemair, in collaboration with ventilation contractor Gösta Schelin and consultant firm PQR Konsult developed an innovative system solution. The solution enables energy efficiency of existing apartment buildings and ensures at the same time a good indoor climate.

The idea is based on the existing exhaust system, supplemented with ventilation channels in the apartments for the supply of fresh air. Systemair has developed a new energy efficient air handling unit with a high efficiency heat exchanger where up to 90% of the heat energy is recovered, which replaces the old fans. The air handling unit is placed in the attic space and new channels to the apartments are installed in the stairwell.

"The high efficiency of the air handling unit gives an energy saving up to 40 kilowatt-hours per square metre per year. This means that the majority of Sweden's apartment buildings have a high potential for energy efficiency improvements through our common system solution", says Pär Johansson Sales Manager Sweden

"The demand for this type of system is constantly increasing and interest is high. We see great potential for the product and system solution both in Sweden and the rest of Europe ", says CEO Gerald Engström

The Indoor Climate Prize was founded in 2001 by Slussen Building Services in cooperation with Swedvac (Swedish society of HVAC engineers), SwedVent and The Swedish Society of Refrigeration. The Indoor Climate Prize aims at strengthening indoor climate technology position and increasing interest in the same.

For further information, please contact:
Gerald Engström, CEO, +46 222 440 01, +46 70 519 00 01
Pär Johansson, Sales Manager Sweden, +46 8 55 44 26 06, +46 70 323 40 19

Systemair AB, SE-739 30 Skinnskatteberg, Sweden, +46 222 440 00,



Systemair in brief
Systemair is a leading ventilation company with operations in 40 countries in Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australia. The Company had sales of SEK 3.2 billion in financial 2009/10 and currently employs about 2,500 people. Systemair has reported an operating profit every year since 1974, when the Company was founded. During the past 15 years, the Company's growth rate has averaged about 15 percent.

Systemair has well-established operations in growth markets. The Group's products are marketed under the Systemair, Frico, VEAB and Fantech brands. Systemair shares have been quoted on the Mid Cap List of the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm since October 2007. The Group comprises about 60 companies.