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The new MINERGIE 2020 strategy for energy efficient buildings

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With nearly 40,000 buildings certified by the end of 2014, MINERGIE has influenced the Swiss building industry like no other voluntary instrument. Based on its definiton – low need of non-renewable energy, comfortable and healthy indoor climate, building value – the brand is highly attractive for users, investors, system producers and building experts.


The new MINERGIE 2020 strategy tries to answer how to continue considering upcoming changes in the construction market and discusses the need for MINERGIE in the future. The strategy foresees further developments especially in the areas of quality assurance Minergie MQS (Qualitätssystem Minergie), sustainable renovation, extended sustainability and further education in energy efficiency. First modifications are expected in the beginning of 2016.