Passivhaus Affiliate

Factfinding Tour to Austria: Passivhaus concepts put into practice

Date: 26th May 2011 Time: All day
Location: Innsbruck, Austria Cost: Sponsored tour limited to 10 PHT members

The Passivhaus Trust is pleased to announce a collaboration with our new Founder member Advantage Austria who are kindly offering to sponsor 10 Passivhaus Trust members to participate in a tour of Passivhaus projects in Innsbruck, Austria, to discover recent developments in Passivhaus and meet some of Austria’s most innovative players in the low energy building sector on May 26th 2011, a day prior to the International Passivhaus conference on May 27th and 28th May.

The sponsored trip includes visits to recent and current low energy and Passivhaus projects, 2 nights’ free hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast) 25th and 26th May, including lunch and dinner on 26th May and a meeting and networking event with Austrian providers on Thursday 26th May.

Travel costs to and from Innsbruck are not included and must be paid for by the member. However, if you are already planning to attend the International conference in Innsbruck this is a great opportunity to see some of Austria’s recent Passivhaus developments prior to the conference.

Programme outline

Wednesday 25 May
Arrival in Innsbruck – free time to network with other delegates over dinner / drinks

Thursday 26 May
Full day of site visits to residential and non-residential Passivhaus projects hosted by Advantage Austria and the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce:

  • Project visit: completed timber Passivhaus residential complex (Perlachweg Sistrans) – this project also forms part of the International Passive House Conference Tour 1 on Sunday 29th May
  • Project visit: completed solid construction Passivhaus residential complex (Lodenareal, Innsbruck); the energy cost audit for the first year was made a few weeks ago – this project also forms part of the International Passive House Conference Tour 1 on Sunday 29th May
  • Project visit: Passivhaus Olympic VIllage for the Youth Olympics 2012 in Innsbruck – build in progress
  • Project visit: Renovation project in Innsbruck

  • Concluding with speed networking and an evening of traditional Austrian food, wine and beers

Friday 27 May
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For further information, a detailed programme and a registration form please click here.

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