Austrian Project Is First Multi-Story Building Certified as Passive House Plus

August 25, 2015

According to Proud Green Home, a new apartment building project in Innsbruck, Austria, is the first of its kind in the world to be certified as a Passive House Plus building, described as a combination of energy efficiency building techniques and renewable energy sources.

"The question whether it is possible to supply a residential building completely through renewables, throughout the entire year, has clearly been answered: yes, it works, " Dr. Wolfgang Feist, Director of the Passive House Institute, told Proud Green Home.

The Vögelebichl housing complex in Innsbruck is composed of two new buildings connected by an underground garage.

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