Applicable Building Type(s)

Existing residential

Policy Requirement Level

Policy Sequence


Development Authority: Federal Ministry of Transport, Construction and Urban Development

Implementation Authority: KfW-Bankengruppe

Incentive Details

Instrument Type: Grant

Funding Mechanism: Public bank credit lines and grants through retail banking sector. Loan rates adjusted according to energy efficiency achieved ranked by efficiency scale.

Total Policy Cost:

Total cost: 2006 - 2011 for all projects: 7.78 billion €


Number of Awards: 49627

Recipient Types: House owners, municipalities and welfare associations

Compliance path

Energy Requirements:




Climate Zones