The 49 social rental apartments where constructed in passive house standard. The aim was to make sure that the annually energy consumption won’t exceed 15kWh/m2 for heating. Besides, the builders’ intention was to find optimal solutions from a cost-benefit perspective. Combined innovative solutions prevented thermal bridges and save energy.

Béthune 49

The pilot project Béthune 49 shows the compatibility of social housing construction and excellent energy efficiency.

The 49 social rental apartments where constructed in passive house standard. The aim was to make sure that the annually energy consumption won’t exceed 15kWh/m2 for heating. Besides, the builders’ intention was to find optimal solutions from a cost-benefit perspective. Combined innovative solutions prevented thermal bridges and save energy.