Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Loans, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments
Policy Target:Buildings>Building Type>Residential, Buildings>Existing buildings, Buildings>Energy Class, Buildings
Agency:KfW; Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
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.

The programme provides funding for comprehensive modernisation measures (for residential buildings) for KfW Efficiency Houses (EH 55 to 115) and highly energy-efficient individual measures (including insulation of the building envelope, new windows, new heating systems). Funding is made available for investment grants (a maximum of 30% of the investment costs or €30,000 per residential unit) or low-interest loans – combined with a repayment grant of up to 27.5%.
Low-interest loans with repayment grants amounting to 12.5% or grants totalling 15% of the investment costs (a maximum of €15,000 per residential unit) are available for the moderni-sation of buildings subject to heritage conservation (listed buildings) and of buildings par-ticularly worthy of preservation.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Buildings
This record supersedes:CO2 Building Restructuring Programme (CO2 Gebäude Sanierungsprogramm)

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