Johann Cruijff Arena

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Johan Cruijff ArenA - until 2018 it was still called "Amsterdam ArenA" - is a sustainably designed multifunctional stadium and, with around 55,000 seats, the largest stadium in the Netherlands and the first in Europe with a folding roof. The arena receives more than 2 million visitors annually and is home to the AFC Ajax football club. The grandstands have an inclination of 37° and offer the spectators the advantage of being able to sit very close to the pitch. Since its opening in 1996, the Johan Cruijff ArenA has been constantly changing. In the context of the European Championship 2020 some games will be played here.

The technical installation

Overcoming hurdles together

"Because of the very limited space available on site, we had to adapt the new unit and the surrounding ventilation technology accordingly," explains Peter Klein, Managing Director of Klimax. In order to cope with the challenging installation situation, Klimax brought the climate experts from Wolf on board as a partner. Together they were able to optimally adjust the device to the conditions in the swimming pool. "With the new technology, the Rheumaklinik Bad Aibling benefits from more convenience in operation, significant energy savings and better operating conditions for patients and staff," adds Klein. In future, the plant construction company will assume responsibility for function and operation.

  • Abridged information

    Completion: 2017

    Function: Multifunctional stadium

    Measure: Equipment with ventilation units

  • System overview

    Unit: Ventilation unit AHU-TE 430

    Nominal volume flow: 27,500 m³/h

    Special feature: powerful ventilation unit for efficient free cooling and/or summer night ventilation