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6020 Innsbruck, City of Innsbruck, Region of Tyrol, AT (Front Runner region) , Austria
Contact Gerald Gaigg

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General description

New multi storey residential building, social housing. The buildings were completed already in 2009. It is a certified passive house by PHI. 80% of the required energy is provided by pellets. It is the largest residential complex of that size in Europe at that time (354 rental dwellings). The project enjoys broad international attention until now. studys: http://www.klimaaktiv.at/bauen-sanieren/gebaeudedeklaration/kostenoptimalitaet.html https://www.energie-tirol.at/fileadmin/static/sonstiges/51800_Lodenareal_Endbericht_2013.03.13_mb.pdf

Project type

New build

Project scale

large city development

Ownership type

privately owned

Building type and size

apartment house

Treated Floor Area according to PHPP


Energy efficiency and use of renewables

It is a certified passive house by PHI. 80% of the required energy is provided by wood pellets. The complex was monitored and results show the very low energy consumption and high comfort.

Gross building strucutre + technical service costs

1600 (EUR/m² of Treated Floor Area)

Passive house database

Find this project at www.passivehouse-database.org


Book_Lodenareal.pdf - Book in English and German about project Lodenareal
51800_Lodenareal_Endbericht_2013.03.13_mb.pdf - Monitoring results
tws-gebstandard-oberhuber.pdf - Monitoring presentation
ka_Kurzbericht Kostenstudie.pdf - Energieinstitut Vorarlberg
Endbericht Studie Kostenopti 29.11.2013_kurz_formatiert.pdf - Energieinstitut Vorarlberg, e7

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