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Solar building Leinefelde 2000

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On 14th May 1996 the nation-wide exemplary pilot project „Solar building Leinefelde 2000“ was officially opened. This project is regarded as a front-runner in the sector of energy saving as the building heats itself to a large extent. It needs no fossil energy for heating, cooling and ventilation.

Author(s) information


G. Heckrodt, Energie-Spar-Union, Lisztstrasse 2, Leinefelde, Germany

Lessons learnt

The project achieved its general aim to build a low-energy building while integrating a slab- constructed part of the house

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Start date - End date

Sunday, 1 January, 2006

Source of funding

Funding description

14% of the building costs were supported by the government