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International eco-label for sustainable building products

Standardisation of testing criteria of acknowledged eco-labels in co-operation with the specialised trade for building products.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Linking Low Carbon Technologies with Low Carbon Society

The project „Linking Low Carbon Technologies with Low Carbon Society“ was conducted on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology. In the course of the project a number of recent empirical studies on rebound effects were analysed. Based on this comprehensive analysis an overview of strategies for rebound management was compiled and policy recommendations for the technology sector were developed.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Technology and Innovation Roadmap "BioHeating and Cooling"

The Roadmap links with the energy research strategy of the Austrian Council for Research. It was developped together with national stakeholders from industry to deduct recommendations for policy makers. It includes clear suggestions for research topics until 2020 and provides an outlook on the contribution of biomass to the heating sector of a decarbonised energy system in 2050.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Solar energy - a significant economic factor

Major goals of this study were determination of the number of jobs provided in the thermal solar energy sector, the added economic value created in this sector and the predicted effects of achieving the goals, in order to better evaluate the economic significance of the use of thermal solar energy.

Haus der Zukunft

Sanierung PRO!

The goal of the project is the development of a guideline, which supports builders and planners or consultants in the organization and monitoring of inhabitant integration into the reorganization processes of multi-storey housing.

Haus der Zukunft

EXPO HdZ: Best of Diffusion

Conception and implementation of measures to spread selected results from the house of the future - program to the building industry, in particular to meet the target groups architects, builders and building developers.

Haus der Zukunft

Comfort for sustainability

Research project on comfort and on the health and recreational value of passive houses

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Solar Heating Worldwide

Markets and Contribution to the Energy Supply 2001

Haus der Zukunft

New Communal Centre Ludesch

Community centre with multi-functional usage (cultural events, library, post office, bakery, grocery, daycare, private apartments, meeting point of the generations); role model for consistent implementation of ecological criteria in public tendering; plausible evidence of cost efficiency

Haus der Zukunft

New aluminium - sun collector

The development of a new aluminium - sun collector, where the working- fluid completely run through the absorber- area, to reach a higher efficiency.

Haus der Zukunft

Cooperative Refurbishment

Models for participation of owners and tenants in ecological refurbishment of multi floor buildings

Haus der Zukunft

Ecological Passive houses

Discussion of transfer of know how for ecological passivehouses, networking (national and international)

Haus der Zukunft

Binderfree Cellulose Compounds

Optimisation of weatherproof-performance (UV-protection and water-tightness) of binderfree cellulose compounds (incl. life cycle optimisation)

Haus der Zukunft

Energy-efficient army barracks

Holistic sanitation concepts for three selected army barracks belonging to the Austrian armed forces to achieve the standard of a low-energy house. An increase in energy efficiency and corresponding models for implementation agreed with large-volume buildings with due consideration to the special conditions prevalent within the Austrian armed forces.

Haus der Zukunft

Renewable resources in the building sector

Investigation of factors which support and hinder acceptance: Technical, legal/political and organisational levels considered, focus on innovative solutions with high market potential, thematic focal areas: straw bale building, surface treatment, acoustic and thermal insulation

Internationale Energieagentur (IEA)

NAMA Guidelines for Land-Use and Bioenergy (2010)

The land use and bioenergy sectors from an integrated system. This system has features that are likely to require approaches distinct from those suitable for other sectors. Thus, although a general framework for NAMAs has been developed, requirements appropriate to specific sectors are needed. Multilingual

Haus der Zukunft

First passive-house school reconstruction

Factor 10 refurbishment of the General Secondary School II and Polytechnic School of Schwanenstadt (Upper Austria) with prefabricated wooden façade elements and with a comfort ventilation system.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Architecturally Diverse, Energetic Renewal

Post War Modernist Buildings Under Monument Protection. A Comparative Analysis of Energy Efficient Renewal Case study: Open Air School Franklinstrasse, Wien 21

Haus der Zukunft

S-House: Planning and Building for the future

The S-House is a two-storey straw-bale passive solar design. The building shell demonstrates the potential of straw-bale building and shows the whole spectrum of technical solutions for competitive components made of renewable resources.

Haus der Zukunft

Timber construction for high-density housing

Development of technical and economical solutions for high-density housing in timber construction under consideration of future regulatory developments (case study of a 5-story housing complex in Vienna).