There is inspiration around every corner. While Wienerberger may be relatively new to the New Zealand market, they have been a huge part of European architecture for many years. Check out some of their case studies.
2226 Building – Austria
“No cooling, no heating While buildings require less and less energy, more and more is being spent on the maintenance and service needed to sustain this reduction. The building has no heating, ventilation or cooling system, the flow of energy being controlled by software. Above all, however, this is a stone building with walls, doors and high-ceilinged rooms.” READ MORE
e4 – Romania
Clay block walls for a modern family home.
“The block walls ensure balanced indoor climate and protection against sudden temperature changes. Besides that, this e4 brickhouse> reflects the owner’s openness to use innovative solutions when building their house: from the water heat pump to the solar collectors from the roof. The house has a “central brain” incorporating latest automatic technologies that allow owners to control all the parameters important for their comfort and optimum management of the maintenance costs.” READ MORE
e4 – Germany
“The special characteristic of this research project: both single-family homes are in fact energy self-sufficient and do not require a connection to the public power grid – fully in accordance with the e4 brick house concept by Wienerberger. The entire electricity and heating demand is covered by the sun.” READ MORE
e4 – Belgium
“The Sustainable Compound is an e4 project to extend the living accommodation in Waregem, making use of existing open spaces, in which the efforts put into sustainability and affordability are spread over a cluster of seven individual houses.” READ MORE
e4 Projects Around the World
Porotherm Projects Around the World