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ÅF signs agreement regarding new healthcare and treatment building at Uppsala University Hospital

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:00
Björn Qvist, Business Area Manager Buildings                    +46 10 505 10 79

Viktor Svensson, Executive Vice President, Corporate            +46 70 657 20 26

ÅF has won a significant contract from Landstingsservice, the county-council
service and property management provider in Uppsala County, to plan and design a
new healthcare and treatment building. The order value is approximately 56
million SEK.

The healthcare building is part of Projektet Framtidens Akademiska, a project to
create the Uppsala University Hospital of the future. ÅF's undertaking comprises
planning and designing electricity and telecommunications, transport, HVAC and
sanitation, control and monitoring, and sound and vibrations.

"We are very proud to be entrusted with this task," says Björn Qvist, BA
Buildings. "It is further proof of ÅF's broad and in-depth expertise in smart,
energy-efficient healthcare buildings."

The Projektet Framtidens Akademiska venture to create the hospital of the future
is the largest and most radical new-build and re-build project ever undertaken
at Uppsala University Hospital. By 2020 Landstingsservice will build premises
covering 58,000 square metres and re-build and upgrade an additional 100,000
square metres.

The new healthcare and treatment building will be sustainable and use energy
sparingly; supplied energy will be minimised through energy-efficient technology
and intelligent structural engineering solutions. The new-build will meet the
criteria for Miljöbyggnad Guld (Green Building Gold) certification.

Corporate Information

The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more
than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions
for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of
products and IT systems. The ÅF Group currently has more than 7,000 employees.
Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the

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