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Building/Project Details

Building/Project NameKnauf Insulation Experience Center Construction / refurbishment date24/08/2018
Building/Project Typeacademic Address Trata 32 Škofja Loka 4260 Slovenia Slovenia 4260 Slovenia Region europe

Performance Details

Health and Wellbeing

Existing buildings or developments that demonstrate outstanding performance in improving the health, equity and/or resilience of people in local communities.

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The Knauf Insulation Experience Center is a very important exemplary building – it is the first certified sustainable new building in Slovenia, certified according to DGNB, the Active house scheme and serves as a pilot project for LEVEL(s). It is also a pilot project for the Slovenian Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning for gaining practical experience in quality certified sustainable construction within the Slovenian market and preparation of national sustainability construction guidelines.

Sustainable features of the building include:

  • Use of excess industry heat for complete heating of the building and water
  • Predominant use of highest quality level environmentally-friendly building materials
  • 100% score on Indoor air quality criteria
  • Demonstration and education centre where activities about sustainable construction and materials for the professional and public are actively organised
  • Lots of user control options, high safety and flexibility of use
  • Close proximity to main train station and bus station, with its own charging station for electrical vehicles and a bicycle station

Submitter's Details

OrganisationKnauf Insulation d.o.o. Slovenia Member of GBCSlovenia GBC, DGNB
“First DGNB and Active House certified sustainable building in Slovenia, pilot project for LEVEL(s).”