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1973-1981 Study of physics at Tübingen University. Diploma thesis in solid state quantum mechanics. Contributions to the Tübingen study group on energy alternatives 1986-1996 Scientist at the “Institute for Housing and Environment” (IWU) in Darmstadt. Established the energy department. Research and development on low energy buildings in Germany. 1992 Doctoral Thesis on thermal simulation of buildings at the department of building physics Kassel University (Prof. Hauser) in cooperation with Lund University (Prof. Adamson) 1996 Founder and director of the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt. Scientific head of the study group on cost efficient passive houses and of the European Thermie research project CEPHEUS. Recipient of the 2001 German Environmental Award, and the 2003 Göteborg International Environment Prize together with architect Hans Eek.