Passive house with straw insulation in the roof

Written by Herbert Gruber

This passive house in Margarethen am Moos was built using solid brick construction but with straw insulation in the roof.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:Margarethen am MoosCompletion:2011Type of Construction:straw bale roofDesign/ArchitectureBaumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbHBuilding Company/Main Contractor:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbHStraw Builder:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbHPossibility to visit:YesPress photos:No
Heating demand:14,5U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KHeating/Ventilation System:Sole-Wasser-Wärmepumpe, KomfortlüftungCategories:Projects Austria, Straw Bale Roof,
More about this Straw Bale House

In massiver Ziegelbauweise aber mit Strohdämmung im Dach wurde dieses passivhaus in Margarethen am Moos errichtet.

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.