PROJECTS

Overcoming barriers for climate resilient building practices

PROJECT TYPE
Pathfinder
LOCATION
Project partners are located in Denmark, surveying the market in Germany, Denmark, France and Greenland.
START DATE
January 2015
LEAD PARTNER
Rockwool International
PROJECT MANAGER
Connie Enghus Thiesen, Rockwool International
THEME
Urban Transitions
PARTNERS
Rockwool International
Velux
COWI
DTU (Technical University of Denmark)
Gemba Innovation

Considerable resources are invested in developing innovative energy-efficient building-envelope solutions. In fact it is considered possible to create solutions which will meet nZEB (nearly zero-energy buildings) demands, be very energy efficient, safe and sustainable and have a good and healthy indoor comfort. But, these are generally not implemented on a large scale.

Internal as well as external barriers are impeding the market for climate-friendly building solutions. The characteristics of these barriers are not understood so this project seeks to clear the way by exploring the demand-side need, considering barriers inside companies and identifying a methodology which is also applicable to other industries.
The focus is on the single-family house turn-key housing segment – as this market is substantial and constitutes the majority of the single-family housing market in Europe.

 
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