Herbortgasse 43

Vienna Holistic Refurbishment

General facts

Description & main goal

Refurbishment of Municipal Housing Estate, 43 flats, 8 additional flats

Category
Refurbishment of a Municipal Housing Estate
Deployment area
Simmering
Involved actors and their role

Wiener Wohnen (owner)

Wien Energie (District heat provider) 

Wiener Netze (Electricity and gas provider)

Wohnpartner (participation)

Key-contact person
Delivery date
M36

Specific facts

Category

Refurbishment of a Municipal Housing Estate

Number of Inhabitants

94 Persons

Number of refurbished flats

43 flats

Refurbished surface

2,728 m²

New constructed surface

648 m²

Current Energy performance

155 kWh/m²a (HEP)

Energy performance after refurbishment

61 kWh/m²a (HEP)

Energy supply

District heating, natural gas

Integration of renewable Energy

0 MWh/a

Implementation status

In which phase is the project (Planning, Implementation, Operation or Evaluation)?
Planning phase

What is the current implementation status/ what is the current activity step?
The project is currently in the preparation Phase.
The tender documents are generated, and the offers are assessed.
Is the implementation process on time or are there any derivations? Please outline any changes and reasons.
No, 6 months delay 
The internal processes at Wr. Wohnen (developer) took longer than expected. 
Which project steps were performed since the last project reporting?
no (first reporting period)
Have there been changes regarding the planned solution? Please outline any changes and reasons.
None.
 

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Which risks & challenges is the project currently facing?

The tendering is EU wide. A delay due to objections is possible.
An external partner of Wr. Wohnen may cause problems.

Which are critical or seem invincible? Please provide a detailed description

Problems with external partners (e.g. time delay.)

Which previously identified risks and challenges have you managed successfully and how

In order to accelerate the internal processes at Wr. Wohnen, a new internal project management was installed.
 

Which lessons learned can be derived up to this point from the implementation process?

Have external recommendations / lessons learnt from other projects (not in the WIKI) been used for the project development? 
- If yes, which ones and how?
- Would this example be a good add to the Wiki?

No.

Have relevant internal recommendations / lessons from the WIKI’s best practices been used for the project development? 
- If yes, which ones and how?

No.

Has the project development / implementation been supported by the SMARTER TOGETHER peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and cooperative problem solving?
- If yes, how?

No.

Which lessons learned can be derived up to this point from the implementation process?
No lessons learned yet.
What could be done better in comparable future projects (what needs to be done and what needs to be prevented)
Nothing.
Would you describe the project as best practice project and interesting for the WIKI? If yes, in what regard?
No.
 

Next steps & To Do ́s

Please shortly outline the next steps planned for the implementation of the project.
The building work will start in September 2017.
Are there additional steps planned due to occurred challenges? Which corrective activities have been taken?
No.
 

Implementation status

In which phase is the project (Planning, Implementation, Operation or Evaluation)?
Transition from preparation phase to implementation phase
What is the current implementation status/ what is the current activity step?
Waiting for the start of the renovation (March 2018) and preparation work is ongoing.
Is the implementation process on time or are there any deviations (time wise)? Please outline any changes and reasons.
No, 9 months delay 
Have there been changes regarding the planned solution? Please outline any changes and reasons.
None.
Which project steps were performed since the last project reporting?
The detailed planning was finalised. 
The building permission was granted. 
The tender documents were generated.
 

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Which risks & challenges is the project currently facing?

Due to a change of norms during the project period, it was not secured that the attic extensions will be possible (static reasons).

Which are critical or seem invincible? Please provide a detailed description

Problems with external partners (e.g. time delay.)

Which previously identified risks and challenges have you managed successfully and how

Due to the change in the norms, it was necessary to carry out an extra static report. It showed that the static load carrying capacity is good enough for the planned extension.

Which lessons learned can be derived up to this point from the implementation process?

Have external recommendations / lessons learnt from other projects (not in the WIKI) been used for the project development? 
- If yes, which ones and how?
- Would this example be a good add to the Wiki?

No.
Have relevant internal recommendations / lessons from the WIKI’s best practices been used for the project development? 
- If yes, which ones and how?

No.
Has the project development / implementation been supported by the SMARTER TOGETHER peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and cooperative problem solving?
- If yes, how?

No.
Which lessons learned can be derived up to this point from the implementation process?
No lessons learned yet.
What could be done better in comparable future projects (what needs to be done and what needs to be prevented)
Nothing.
Would you describe the project as best practice project and interesting for the WIKI? If yes, in what regard?
No.

Next steps & To Do ́s

Please shortly outline the next steps planned for the implementation of the project.
The building work will start at the beginning of 2018.
Are there additional steps planned due to occurred challenges? Which corrective activities have been taken?
No.
 

Implementation status

In which phase is the project (Planning, Implementation, Operation or Evaluation)?
Transition from preparation phase to implementation phase
What is the current implementation status/ what is the current activity step?
Waiting for the start of the renovation (September 2018) and preparation work is ongoing.
Is the implementation process on time or are there any deviations (time wise)? Please outline any changes and reasons.
No, 15 months delay 
Have there been changes regarding the planned solution? Please outline any changes and reasons.
None.
Which project steps were performed since the last project reporting?
The offers were evaluated,
No contract with the construction company could be made.  
 

Complete 40%
Which risks & challenges is the project currently facing?

Due to a change of norms during the project period, it was not secured that the attic extensions will be possible (static reasons).

Which are critical or seem invincible? Please provide a detailed description

Problems with external partners (e.g. time delay.) and problems to find a construction company

Which previously identified risks and challenges have you managed successfully and how

Due to the change in the norms, it was necessary to carry out an extra static report. It showed that the static load carrying capacity is good enough for the planned extension.

Which lessons learned can be derived up to this point from the implementation process?

Have external recommendations / lessons learnt from other projects (not in the WIKI) been used for the project development? 
- If yes, which ones and how?
- Would this example be a good add to the Wiki?

No.
Have relevant internal recommendations / lessons from the WIKI’s best practices been used for the project development? 
- If yes, which ones and how?

No.
Has the project development / implementation been supported by the SMARTER TOGETHER peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and cooperative problem solving?
- If yes, how?

No.
Which lessons learned can be derived up to this point from the implementation process?
No lessons learned yet.
What could be done better in comparable future projects (what needs to be done and what needs to be prevented)
Nothing.
Would you describe the project as best practice project and interesting for the WIKI? If yes, in what regard?
No.
 

Next steps & To Do ́s

Please shortly outline the next steps planned for the implementation of the project.
The building work will start in fall 2018.
Are there additional steps planned due to occurred challenges? Which corrective activities have been taken?
No.