Single-family house as an energy-plus house

Written by Herbert Gruber

Was the 11th house in Austria to be certified as a passive house by the IBO (Austrian Institute for Building Biology and Ecology).

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:SommereinCompletion:2010Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureBaumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbHBuilding Company/Main Contractor:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbHStraw Builder:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbHPossibility to visit:YesPress photos:No
Photocredit:Baumeister Ing. Jürgen Höller GmbH
Heating demand:12U-Value (Wall):0,092W/m2KU-Value (Roof):0,104W/m2KHeating/Ventilation System:Living space ventilation unit for aeration and deaeration, heat pump via brine circuit and hot water boiler, photovoltaic systemCategories:Passive House, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Roof,
More about this Straw Bale House

Wurde als 11. Haus in Österreich vom IBO (Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und -Ökologie) als Passivhaus zertifiziert. Das Pultdach und die Außenwände im OG wurden mit Strohballen gedämmt.

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.