Visit Passive Houses in and around Vienna

Our excursions on Sunday 30 April 2017 offer you the chance to visit Passive House buildings and experience them for yourself. We are organising excursions to a range of Passive House buildings in and around Vienna, including residential buildings, office blocks and schools. All excursions include travel (bus or subway tour), the tour itself in either English or German with an English translation as well as a small meal and drinks. Spaces are limited and for conference participants only.

Meeting point: Messe Wien Congress Center. An earlier finish at a train station is possible on tours 2, 3, 4 and 6.


Tour 1 | Vienna | Residential buildings and student dorms

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 4:45pm | Subway Tour

This tour is the most eco-friendly of the 7 excursions offered this year. Using Vienna's subway system, we will visit 2 large-scale residential buildings (each consisting of 220 apartments) and 2 extraordinary student dorms, one built to the Passive House Standard and the other built to the Passive House Plus Standard.

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Tour 2 | Vienna | City districts and university retrofit

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 5:00pm | Bus Tour 
Early end possible: 4:30 pm, Hbf Wien

We will bring you to one of the world's first Passive House districts with 800 apartments. We will also visit an office block retrofitted to the Passive House Plus Standard and another residential building.

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Tour 3 | Vienna | University retrofit, Wilhelminian style building, new build student dorm and hotel

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 5:10pm | Bus Tour
Early end possible: 4:40pm, Westbhf. Wien

This tour best reflects the slogan of the conference "Passive House for all!". We will visit 2 retrofits, an office block retrofitted to the Passive House Plus Standard and a Wilhelminian style building. We will also visit a new build student dorm and a hotel. Come and experience the versatility of the Passive House Standard!

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Tour 4 | Vienna | Large office buildings and residential districts |

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 3:45pm | Bus Tour
Earlier end possible: 3:15pm, Hbf Wien

Think big! Visit the world's first Passive House high-rise office block, a residential district and Austria's first student dorm built in Passive House standard.

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Tour 5 | Vienna | Residential and office buildings and kindergarten

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 5:00pm | Bus Tour

A tour of pioneers! This tour will take you to 3 pioneer projects furthering the development of Passive House - 2 residential districts, an office building and a kindergarten.

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Tour 6 | Vienna | Residential building retrofits and university retrofit |FULLY BOOKED

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 5:00pm | Bus Tour
Earlier end possible: 4:40pm, Westbhbf Wien

This tour is wholly focused on retrofits! We will visit a roof extension, TU Wien’s retrofitted Passive House Plus office building as well as 2 Wilhelminian style buildings retrofitted to the EnerPHit-standard (one is still under construction).

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Tour 7 | Lower Austria | Commercial and public non-residential buildings

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 5:10pm | Bus Tour

This tour takes us to commerical and public buildings in Lower Austria including a regional construction authority, a wind energy business building, two kindergartens and a school built to the Passive House Standard.

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Tour 8 | Vienna | Residential buildings - rerofits and new builds

Sunday, 30 April 2017 | 9:00am - 5:00pm | Bicycle Tour

On a bicycle tour covering around 30km, we will explore a renovated apartment building, student accommodation built to Passive House Plus standards and two other residential buildings.
Bikes will be provided.

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