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1 Smarter Living 2000-Watt-Society May 17, 2011 Heinrich Gugerli Head Sustainable Building, City of Zurich

2 Stadt Zürich

3 Fair Redistribution of Energy Resources: The 2000-Watt-Society Watt per person Industrialised countries: Watt. A small part of the population consumes most of the energy resources. Goal for 2050: 50 % Reduction of Fossil Energy by to CO2 500 India China World Switzerland Western Europe USA Stadt Stadt Zurich Zurich Amt für Hochbauten Green Building Congress Boston Chennai, May , 17, 2011 page 3

4 Stadt Zürich

5 2000-Watt-Society: From science to political program 1998 Swiss Federals Institute of Technology (ETH) Sustainability Strategy 2001 Foundation of Novatlantis Sustainablity in the ETH Domain 2006 Zürich City council Agenda Zurich on the way to the 2000-Watt Society Watt Society in Zurich City Constitution Popular vote on November 30 th 2008: 76% Yes! Watt-Competence Center Federal Program for Energy Cities Stadt Zurich

6 Technologies are available in all fields Buildings SUV L heating oil/m 2 10 L/100km Exotic Transportation Processing 1-way 350 kg/a*person (waste) fossile Oil, gas, coal Minergie 3 L.Heizöl/m2 Stadt Zurich Lightweight vehicels/engines 10 L/100km Regional products Reuse 350 kg/a*person (waste) Renewables

7 Stadt Zürich

8 Principal Fields of Action City of Zurich Energy supply (power, gas, district heating) Urban transportation Enforcement of the state energy legislation City building guidelines beyond energy regulations ( 7 Mile Steps ) CO 2 -neutral neighborhoods Information, incentives and advisory services for citizens and private investors Stadt Zurich

9 City of Zurich: European energy award gold for best practice energy policy Spatial planning Municipal buildings, facilities Supply, disposal Mobility Internal organisation Communication, cooperation eea gold min 75 % Total Stadt Zurich 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

10 Renewable Energies Wind power Stadt Zürich District heating: Biomass Power Plant

11 Transportation system for the 2000-Watt-Society modal split: 60 % public! Stadt Zürich 45 % of households have (need) no private car

12 Carsharing: users in Switzerland Stadt Zürich

13 Building Label: More Quality of Life, less Environmental Impact MINERGIE Comfort High thermal comfort Summer heat protection Systematic air change Energy efficiency 25 to 50% less energy consumption Fossile energy consumption at least 50% below average building standard. ECO Health Best daylighting conditions Good noise protection Low indoor air pollution Building materials No scarce resources Low environmetal impact of materials and production Simple ways of deconstruction and high grade of recycling Light Noise Indoor Air Resources Production Deconstruction Stadt Zurich

14 MINERGIE Building Standards -80% + Minergie A (Near Zero Energy) Stadt Zurich

15 New buildings for 2000-Watt-Society Stadt Zürich Zurlinden cooperative building society Pool architects 2010

16 Retrofitting remains the big challenge! Stadt Zürich Building complex Dorflinde retrofitted to MINERGIE-Standard

17 Smarter Living: quality of life for future generations Stadt Zürich

18 Further information > english documents City of Zurich Sustainabel Bilding

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