3000 Hudevad Lignum radiators were installed in the new and impressive Mærsk Building, which contains laboratories, rooms for lectures, a canteen and a bicycle storage room in the basement.
Architects CF Møller A/S won the competition for the Mærsk Building in 2010. They wanted a drastically different radiator for their building, because the façade is constructed as a giant grid with large floor-to-ceiling windows. This means risk of cold bridges at the windows, but the idea was that the radiators could be integrated into the window frames to prevent the cold bridging.
The heat should be emitted from the bottom up, so that it was given in the area where people are located. In addition, the radiator should be hygienic and easy to clean with no risk of hidden or difficult-to-reach dust or dirt deposits.
The Hudevad Lignum was the only radiator to comply with these requirements. In total 3000 Lignum radiators are installed in the window frames of the 15-story Mærsk Building. The radiators are practically invisible, maintenance-free and have an expected lifetime of more than 20 years.