Passive house with straw bale roof

Written by Herbert Gruber

This solid house with a 30 cm thermal insulation façade and straw-bale insulated monopitch roof was built in Siegersdorf.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:SiegersdorfCompletion:2010Type of Construction:straw bale roof/ceilingDesign/ArchitectureBaumeister Ing. Jürgen HöllerBuilding Company/Main Contractor:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen HöllerPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbH
Heating demand:13,5U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KHeating/Ventilation System:KomfortlüftungCategories:Passive House, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Wrapping,
More about this Straw Bale House

In Siegersdorf entstand dieses massivhaus mit 30 cm Wärmeschutzfassade und strohballengedämmtem Pultdach.

About the author

Herbert Gruber

Herbert is author of the book "Neues Bauen mit Stroh in Europa" (New Building with Straw in Europe), head of the austrian strawbale network ASBN and partner in the Leonardo-project "STEP" (Strawbale Training for European Professionals) and the Erasmus project "BuildStraw Pro" (a project to get formal national recognition of the training) and "Make your City Smart". As a collector he documents European straw bale buildings since 1999 on his website (database, german), in lectures, workshops and books.