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Energy Efficiency Solutions for Historic Buildings

A Handbook

Edited by: Alexandra (EURAC research) Troi and Zeno (Passive House Institute) Bastian

Reference manual

This handbook holistically summarises the principles for the energy retrofitting of historic buildings, from the first diagnosis to the adequately designed intervention: preservation of the historic structure, user comfort, and energy efficiency. The content was developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers. The wide range of different expertise, design examples, calculations, and measuring results from eight case studies makes this manual an indispensable tool for all architects, engineers, and energy consultants.

  • Practical guide with eight best-practice examples
  • Numerous construction drawings, calculations, and measurement data
  • Technical support in the daily planning for architects, engineers, energy consultants, and owners

Author Information

Multidisciplinary team with 20 research partners from ten countries


"Ein gut strukturiertes Handbuch zur Altbausanierung für Architekten, Bauingenieure."
IBOmagazin 2/2015

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Audience: Architects, construction engineers, monument preservation specialists, and students