Energy efficiency and the real estate economy

  • Maier, Gunther (PI - Project head)
  • Herath, Shanaka (Researcher)
  • Kaufmann, Philipp (Researcher)
  • Sedlacek, Sabine (Researcher)

Project Details

Financing body

Austrian Research Promotion Agency


The project examines with real data of real estates portfolios and valutions the relation between the energy efficiency of buildings and the mechanism of the real estate economy. Central task is to determined with the method of the hedonic prices whether flats and offices with a lower energy consumption (-cost) are valued higher in the market than objects with otherwise the same characteristics.
Effective start/end date1/05/0830/04/10

Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (OEFOS)

  • 502042 Environmental economics
  • 507023 Location development