Project details

RWE Future House (one-family house))

Project target

"The aim of the project is to demonstrate that it is possible, with the use of innovative technologies, and/or the innovative interplay of existing technologies, to produce more energy in a residential building than is required. The one-family house is converted within the project into a plus-energy house."

Time period2012 to 2013
Target groupBuilding owners, architects, craftsmen/tradesmen, energy consultants
Project idea

"The show houses are used as illustrative material for successful energy-related refurbishment in the pilot area. They represent the current state of research and serve as test fields for innovations. Interested experts and non-professionals get the opportunity to experience modern building services in operation and to obtain information about the possibilities of efficient building refurbishment."  

Project partnersRWE Effizienz, NRW.Bank, Stiebel-Eltron, 3M, Braas, Deutsche Rockwool, Emscher Lippe Energie, Gira, Grohe, Kochs, Miele, Porextherm, Schlagmann Poroton, profine, Rhein-Ruhr Collin, Steinel, St. Gobain-Weber, Uponor, Vallox, Velux, Wienerberger, WMF
Project statusThe conversion work was completed in the summer of 2013 and the building was officially inaugurated on 18 July
Contact personRüdiger Schumann