+++ Conference Countdown +++ PART 2: Climate protection and social justice

July 27, 2021

In the second part of the weekly series "Conference Countdown", find out how the PassivhausSozialPlus in Darmstadt impressively reconciles climate protection and social concerns. Marc Großklos will present the details of this project at the 25th International Passive House Conference on Friday, September 10, 2021.


Cli­mate pro­tec­tion and so­cial justice

Highly en­ergy-ef­fi­cient build­ings are not only good for cli­mate pro­tec­tion but also a basis for af­ford­able hous­ing and so­cial justice.

At the 25th In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce, Marc Grossk­los from the In­sti­tu­te for Hous­ing and the En­vir­on­ment (IWU) will present op­er­at­ing ex­per­i­en­ces with an im­press­ive pro­ject in so­cial hous­ing: Passivhaus­Sozi­alPlus in Darm­stadt in­cludes two houses, a build­ing mod­ern­ized with Pass­ive House com­pon­ents and a new build­ing in the Pass­ive House Stand­ard. The aim of the pro­ject was to com­bine fa­vor­able rents and low an­cil­lary costs. To achieve this, en­ergy-ef­fi­cient kit­chen ap­pli­ances, LED light­ing and a gray wa­ter sys­tem were in­stalled, among oth­er things. The build­ings also have photo­vol­ta­ic sys­tems and bat­tery stor­age. Ser­vice charges are billed on a flat-rate basis. Also what is in­ter­est­ing is that the res­id­ents can see on dis­plays in their apart­ments how much of their budgets for drink­ing wa­ter and house­hold elec­tri­city they have already used. 
The Passivhaus­Sozi­alPlus in Darm­stadt im­press­ively de­mon­strates that cli­mate pro­tec­tion and so­cial con­cerns can be well har­mon­ized. The de­tails of the pro­ject in ses­sion 3 will be avail­able on Fri­day, Septem­ber 10, 2021. 


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