Conference Plenary 5

Wednesday 22 January 2020 13.30

P5 Connecting energy efficiency and social sustainability – innovative approaches to housing and retrofitting in Freiburg, Germany

Main focus will be the retrofitting of a social housing complex into the first renovated high-rise building worldwide that meets the passive house standard. The project was completed in 2011. Because of its location in a deprived area a special focus was put on social participation with the aim to increase tenant satisfaction and reduce anti-social behavior.

Other topics will be refurbishment with tenants staying on site during the works and tenant-owned kitchen equipment.


Steffen Ries

Project manager, Innovation Academy

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