Arena Nationala

Bucharest, Romania

The Arena Nationala in Bucharest was created between 2008 and 2011 on the site of the demolished national stadium Lia-Manoliu. It is a UEFA stadium category 4 – the highest classification of the European Football Association. The technical features include a folding tent roof that takes its cues from the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt. It is made from a translucent membrane covering some 9000 m² and can be opened and closed within 15 minutes.


    FUNCTION: 55 6000

    OPENED: 06/09/2011

    CONSTRUCTION COSTS: Approximately € 234 million

    SPECIAL FEATURES: If required the football stadium and can be extended to a capacity of 63,000

    ARCHITECTS: Draft: Gerkan, Marg und Partner

    CONSTRUCTION: Max Bögl und Astaldi



    • 9 air handling units mostly with heat recovery
    • 4 air handling units with integral cooling providing a total cooling capacity of 200 kW


    • 129,650 m³/h supply air
    • 155,330 m³/h extract air

    HR SYSTEM: Crossflow heat exchanger

Nine air handling units from model sizes 43 to 450 are deployed. These move up to 155,000 m³ air volume per hour. Technical features particular to these WOLF air handling units include integral refrigeration technology (200 kW) in four units and energy-saving crossflow heat exchangers for heat recovery in almost every appliance.

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