ÖkoInform:2 - Platform for Exchange of Information in Green Building

A platform for the exchange of information to promote the better integration of ecological materials and renewable resources in the research programme "Building of Tomorrow"

Content Description



Summary - State of the project

Preparative steps

  • Determination of a consulting area (II.1)
  • Analysis of existing consulting structures (II.2)
  • Compilation of consulting know how concerning the field of ecology (II.5)
  • Developing a coordination strategy with ÖKOINFORM (VII.2.1) and WINBAU (VII.2.7)
  • publication of the project (conferences, internet, email and folder) (VII.2.3)

Execution and analysis of counseling interviews

Until now twenty consulting meetings have been arranged and analysed (IIV.2.5). The field of clients covers a wide range. Hospital operators, different companies and private clients ordered a consulting meeting, were the project state varied from sketched designs up to detailed constructions. Renovation projects as well as new buildings have been discussed. Each consulting was completed by sending a document to the customer containing recommendations.

Development of helpful tools

Based on these experiences the "Integrated Consulting Model" (IV) was developed. Flowcharts, advantages and disadvantages of different procedures and other helpful tools have been prepared (structure for the discussion subjects (IV.2.2) or a partly automated coordination tool (IV.2.4)).

Evaluation - The feedback evaluation (IV.3.3) shows customer satisfaction


  • Execution of more consulting meetings
  • Compilation of consulting know how concerning the fields of energy and building physics (II.3, II.4)
  • Finishing the Integrated Consulting Model (IV)
  • Evaluation of all consulting meetings
  • Preparation of the content for a ÖKOINFORM- folder (V)
  • Final workshop

Project Partners

Project manager: Johannes Fechner
17&4 Organisationsberatung GmbH

Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und -ökologie GmbH (IBO)

Österreichisches Ökologie Institut für angewandte Umweltforschung (ÖÖI)


Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Fechner
17&4 Organisationsberatung GmbH
Mariahilferstraße 89/22
A 1060 Wien
Tel.: +43 1 581 13 27
E-Mail: johannes.fechner@17und4.at