While the existing Metro stores were built to basic energy standards and with regular building materials, Zero 1 has raised the bar in these areas.
In order to create a sustainable, highly energy-efficient building, Zero 1 was constructed on the basis of a timber frame. Compared to other building materials, the amount of energy required to build a plus energy building like Zero 1 is marginal.
The high build quality and the high energy standards contributed towards a drastic reduction in the build costs – in fact, it cost no more to build than a regular supermarket.
The ecological approach is evident in the interior with wood and wooden composites.
The wooden finishes on all visible surfaces
within the supermarket give the space a warm and welcoming feel. The unpolished EGGER OSB 4 TOP
and EGGER OSB 3
boards that were used for the roof structure and the walls were installed with the intention of being seen, and simply enhance the natural ambience.
Their striking, coarse texture creates a living design and they also meet the highest of quality standards thanks to their excellent technical qualities.