Vonovia SE: Serial retrofitting for climate protection - Vonovia presents Energiesprong project
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Serial retrofitting for climate protection - Vonovia presents Energiesprong project
- Method shows benefits of sustainable serial retrofitting.
- Resource-efficient pre-assembly increases speed of transition to green energy.
- Mayor Thomas Eiskirch welcomes Vonovia's pilot project in Bochum.
"Climate protection is one of the central challenges of this century, and the housing industry now needs to implement Germany's energy transition plans in its existing buildings," says Konstantina Kanellopoulos, Chief Representative at Vonovia. "It's ambitious - partly also because there aren't enough skilled workers, especially in the trade sector. Serial retrofitting offers immense potential due to the high level of prefabrication."
The Mayor of Bochum, Thomas Eiskirch, also welcomes the Vonovia project: "I'm very pleased that this innovative method is being piloted here in Bochum. To tackle climate change, we need new and efficient solutions that work in the neighbourhood and can be applied on a broad scale. These are precisely the technologies which we, as a local council, want to prioritize."
High level of off-site manufacturing and sustainable use of resources
Resource-efficient pre-assembly increases speed of transition to green energy
Once Vonovia has completed this project, it will work with its partners in industry to explore the potential of this upgrading method for all its existing buildings. "For a full-scale rollout of this method, we do, however, need legal specifications that will reduce red tape and provide planning security concerning subsidies. Realistic long-term solutions in protecting our climate can only be achieved if we can work with robust and reliable parameters," says Konstantina Kanellopoulos.
The company, which is based in Bochum, has been listed on the stock exchange since 2013. Since September 2015 Vonovia has been a constituent in the DAX 30 (today DAX 40) and since September 2020 in the EURO STOXX 50. Vonovia SE is also a constituent of additional national and international indices, including DAX 50 ESG, Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe, STOXX Global ESG Leaders, EURO STOXX ESG Leaders 50, STOXX Europe ESG Leaders 50, FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Europe, and GPR 250 World. Vonovia has a workforce of more than 16,000 employees (Deutsche Wohnen included).
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