Submitted by: OeAD-WohnraumverwaltungsGmbH
Implemented country: Austria
Title: Passive houses for active students

"Passive houses for active students!" Is the motto of the OeAD Housing Administration, as it brought the passive house standard to its minimum standard for the construction of OeAD student guest houses and could in the course of their ecological footprint drastically reduced. With the implementation of the five objects of this type, it is now 2500 students annually from around the world possible, during their study period to live in a passive house. With this initiative, OeAD Housing Administration a clear emphasis on Austria's pioneering role in terms of ecological construction and seeks to share knowledge with their international students and carry so the idea of ecological building in the world.