Beacon Projects


The Beacon Projects provide window into the PassREg regions…

The Beacon Projects are a distinguished best practice examples of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings implemented in PassReg regions, both front runner and aspiring, which make exemplary use of the PassREg strategy: Passive House principles plus renewables to cover the remaining energy demand where possible. These case studies will teach us much about the applicability and effectiveness of solutions for both the creation and optimization of PassREg success models.


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Innsbruck, 6020

New multi storey residential building, social hous... more
Gerald Gaigg
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Olympic village O3
Residential complex with 444 apartments in passive... more
Gerald Gaigg

Residential home for older people
Residence for Senior citizens, Olympic Village ... more
Gerald Gaigg


Brussels, 1000

Avenue des Familles
12 apartments ,1 373 m² The client city wanted a... more
Moreno-Vacca, Sebastian

30 Apartments and eco-neighbourhood in Harenberg
Interesting points: - Construction cost is 15% ch... more
Moreno-Vacca, Sebastian

51 apartments, school and offices for ONE
One of the last large scale public/private develop... more
Moreno-Vacca, Sebastian

Antwerp, 2000

Nieuw zuid
Right next to the historic city centre of Antwerp,... more
Meijsmans, Nancy


Gabrovo, 5300

Kindergarten “Sun”
The first and only public building in PH standard ... more
Passiefhuis-Platform vzw
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Burgas, 8000

Burgas Art Gallery
Public Center - Art Gallery Bourgas The building ... more
Burgas Municipality


Zagreb, 10000

Sunny House
The “Sunny House” project will be Nearly Zero ... more
Boric, Melita


Bordeaux, 33000

A Seven - Story Wood frame Building at the Heart of Bordeaux
Within Bordeaux Euratlantique, national interest u... more
Adell, Germain

Arcangues , 64200

The first certified Passivhaus house in Aquitaine
In 2012, Carbon 64 (Thermal Design Office) and IDE... more
Adell, Germain
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heidelberg, 69001

Conversion of former railway premises into the lar... more
Fujara, Marianne
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zero:e-park Hannover
By building nothing but Passive Houses in the zero... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Retrofit apartment house
During the "chaos days" of the mid-90s, the plunde... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias
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Zero emission single house (zero:e-park)
Single family house with zero emission strategy.... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Retrofit apartment houses - Quellengrund
The existing structure contained 14 apartments, tw... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Primary school building - In der Steinbreite
In addition to 12 classrooms, the new school const... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Daycare centre "Im Wiesengrunde"
The new daycare center replaces a long-lasting tem... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Supermarket REWE (zero:e-park)
On December 6th, Germany’s first PHI-certified s... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias
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PPP-Project - 8 daycare centers City of Hanover
Public-Private-Partnership Project (PPP) Owner: C... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Hannover-Nordstadt, 30167

Apartment house
This apartment house was constructed in Nordstadt,... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias
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Hannover-Badenstedt, 30455

Retrofit of a townhouse - Family Reuter
Before the modernization A house of their own, ... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias
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Hannover-Bornum, 30453

Retrofit of an office building - AS Solar
AS Solar office production and storage building - ... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Hannover-Südstadt, 30171

Retrofit of a school building towards apartments
Conversion of a school building into an apartment ... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias

Hamburg, 20457

New Office Building: Port Railway Building on Spreehaven Island
New Office Building: Port Railway Building on Spre... more
Theumer, Susanne
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Hannover-Ahlem, 30453

Memorial Ahlem with Museum
The project of Region of Hanover has a long but ... more
Wohlfahrt, Matthias


Mascalucia, 95030

smart Zero Energy Building in SICILY - Botticelli project
Zero-energy, certified Passive House new build wit... more
Pietrobon, Marco
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Ancona - Angeli di Rosora, 60030

Leaf House
The building is an apartments block with 6 dwellin... more
Pietrobon, Marco

Cesena, 47521

Social Housing Case Finali
The project is a Social Housing multi-storey build... more
Giovannini, Elena
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Multi-family residence
The project foresees the demolition of an old buil... more
Giovannini, Elena
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Lonato del Garda, 25017

Villa del Sole
Passive house, zero energy residential building, a... more
Pietrobon, Marco
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Casa Light
The purpose was to build social housing zero energ... more
Pietrobon, Marco
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Cantù, 22063

Passive house Cantù
Passive house, nearly zero energy residential buil... more
Pietrobon, Marco

Chiasso (CH), 6830

Palazzo Positivo - Refurbishment of a multi-family building
This successful refurbishment of existing multi-fa... more
Pietrobon, Marco
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San Giovanni Lupatoto, 37057

Scuola Raldon
The project is an interesting school building pass... more
Pietrobon, Marco
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Aglientu, 07020

Mediterranean passive house project in Portobello di Gallura
The project is a private house, located in the res... more
Pietrobon, Marco


Vidzeme, LV4840

Energy efficient reconstruction of the service hotel of Ērgļi vocational secondary school with application of elements of passive buildings
The hostel energy efficient reconstruction with pa... more
Ramane, Zane
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Tiskadi , LV4601

Low energy refurbishment of two buildings: school and dormitories
The objective of the project is the performance of... more
Ramane, Zane


Oosterhout, 4902 ZP

Generatiewooncomplex Landgoed Oosterhout
GWLO is an ensemble of three passive single family... more
Rose, Clarence
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22 Zorgappartementen Vroomshoop
Het woonzorgcentrum in Vroomshoop is in april 2014... more
Goossen, Carl-Peter
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Erichem Netherlands,

Bakehouse in Erichem
Passive house renovation of the Bakehouse Erichem... more
Goossen, Carl-Peter

Den Bosch,

Orduynenstraat Den Bosch
A dwelling from 1960 who is now complete without e... more
Goossen, Carl-Peter
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Portiekflats Presikhaaf Arnhem
Presikhaaf is a 64 dwellings in 4 buildings... more
Goossen, Carl-Peter


SEVILLA, 41005

This is a contemporary approach, of a traditional ... more
Castaño Salvador, Juan Manuel
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Granadilla de Abona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, E-38611

Detached single family house at 200m from the ocea... more
Vogt, Anne
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Génova (Palma, Balearic Islands), E-07015

Detached single family house designed following th... more
Vogt, Anne
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United Kingdom

Llanelli, SA

Burry Port Primary School
Carmarthenshire Council have an upcoming school bu... more
Weeks, Caroline

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