With ecoBuilding, an in-house start-up was founded that has set itself the goal to develop a self-learning software solution that automatically optimizes climate conditions and energy usage in buildings, based on historical and real-time data. 24 hours a day. 7 days a week. Without human intervention.
At the time Goldbeck decided to go forward with ecoBuilding it was still in development, Only the core of the product was fully functional and ready to use at that time. To further optimize the existing functions and bring the best possible solution to the market, the ecoBuilding team has further developed the product and is currently involved in more than 30 projects across Europe.
When Patrick Arnold, automation advisor at Goldbeck, first heard of the possibility to start a ecoBuilding pilot project in Germany, he spontaneously decided that he is interested:
“ecoBuilding fits in particularly well with our product philosophy for office buildings, because we promise high levels of comfort and sustainability, low maintenance costs and energy efficiency to our customers and employees.”
Together with Frank Visscher, ecoBuilding Business Developer, and Frank Hühren, Managing Director of Priva Germany, and it was discussed how a first "pilot project" could look in Germany. During this discussion, it soon became obvious that Goldbeck's new office building, located in Bielefeld would serve as a first implementation site for ecoBuilding.