The sunlighthouse is Austria's contribution to the european program of erecting exemplary "model homes", initiated by the denish manufacturer of roofwindows, VELUX. All "model Homes" are designed to meet a synthesis of energyefficienca, comfort and environmental care at highest possible level. "Sunlighthouse" is a carbon neutral Plus-Energyhouse, at highest levels of indoor health, richly supported with daylight design and erection was scientifically consulted by DBU and IBO. Within the recent project, our department ist doing the longtime-monitoring. From commissioning, via demonstration phase to occupancy phase all relevant criteria of comfort, health and energy-consumption are monitored and analysed. Putputs directly feed into improvements within sunlighthouse and furthermore into further product developments.


Duration 01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
Funding Unternehmen

Department for Building and Environment

Center for Environmental Sensitivity

Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems) Peter Holzer


Radinger, G. (2012). Velux Sunlighthouse - Ergebnisse aus dem Gebäudemonitoring. e-nova Internationaler Kongress 2013, Tagungsband e-nova 2013, Tagungsband, Eigenverlag, Pinkafeld

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