Passive House Office Tower: Vienna’s RHW.2

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RHW.2 in Austria

Can the Passive House standard be applied to large office buildings? RHW.2, a 200,000 square foot corporate headquarters in Vienna, has received certification - a Passive House first.

Join us for a discussion on how the building uses a glazed double-skin façade and other advanced technologies to reduce energy use more than 50% below that of a typical office building, while maintaining great views.

RHW.2 project engineer, René Toth joins us from Austria and is offering this extended version of his presentation for our Faç​ade Face-Off Conference on September 22.

René Toth
Engineer, Vasko + Partner Engineers

René’s career working with the design and construction of large-scale Passive Houses has caught the attention of industry professionals worldwide. As project manager of Austria’s RHW.2, he played a large role in making the most sustainable and healthy office building on the map. As an engineer with Vasko+Partner Engineers in Austria, he has coauthored and published works on the design, construction and energy modeling of Passive Houses. His educational background is in electrical engineering, mathematics and political science.