Applicable Building Type(s)

New residential

Policy Requirement Level

Policy Sequence


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

Implementation Authority: KfW-Bankengruppe

Incentive Details

Instrument Type: Loan

Funding Mechanism: Public bank credit lines through retail banking sector

Total Policy Cost:

Total cost

For all KfW supported projects: 2006 - 2011: 7.78 billion €, 2012: 1.5 billion €, 2013: 1.5 billion €, 2014: 1.5 billion €

Number of Awards: For all KfW supported projects: 2006 - 2011: 2.6 million housing units

Recipient Types: House owners, municipalities and welfare associations

Compliance path

Energy Requirements:




Climate Zones