Affordable Retrofitting of Europes Building Stock – Vienna Shows the Way

The European objective of green and sustainable growth requires a boost in technological advancements but also a rethinking of our lifestyle, our communities and our societies.

The building sector is a key intervention area to achieve climate energy targets, to mitigate social tensions and to stimulate local investments by promoting innovation.

This renovated historic appartment block in Vienna is implementing a system that stores the summer heat for winter use, contributing to a socially sustainable energy transition.