|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives|
|Agency:||KfW; Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy|
|Legal References:||KfW 2010; Federal Statistical Office (FS5, R1-Z2006); Prognos model; techem 2009|
|Funding:||Funds for interest rate subsidy and investment grants were provided by the national budget until 2010; in 2011 funds were provided by national budget as well as by the Energy and Climate Fund and since 2012 exclusively by the Energy and Climate Fund.|
For the construction of new buildings (housing) – including buildings replacing existing ones – the funding takes the form of low-interest loans (as of 1 April 2016, fixed interest rates over a period of twenty years). In addition, repayment grants amounting to 10% and 5% are respectively made available for buildings that meet the criteria of the two most energy-efficient categories of buildings under the 2009 Energy Saving Ordinance (40% and 55% of the annual primary energy consumption).Funding of new buildings which exceed the prevailing building standard: KfW energy-efficient building 70, 55, 40 and low-energy building standard. Financing is provided to a maximum of €50,000 per residential unit, to a maximum of 100% of the eligible costs. Continuation of the KfW Ecological Construction Programme.
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