The aim of the funding is to conserve finite resources by increasing the use of building elements made of wood and other renewable raw materials and to make a significant contribution to climate protection in the construction sector by storingCO2.
The amount of carbon stored as part of the following construction measures in the Free State of Bavaria is eligible for funding:
- New construction, extension and addition of storeys to buildings of local authorities in timber construction (buildings for public purposes such as administrative buildings, buildings for social infrastructure such as schools and kindergartens)
- New construction, extensions and additions to multi-storey residential buildings in timber construction
The new building is to be planned with a gross floor area of at least 300m2 and the extension and addition of storeys with a gross floor area of at least 100m2.
Recipients of grants
Eligible applicants are local authorities, including local authority cooperation in the form of special-purpose agreements and associations, as well as natural persons and legal entities under public and private law.
Timber construction within the meaning of the guideline is the use of timber in load-bearing structural elements of buildings. The supporting structures must be predominantly made of wood. However, at least the load-bearing structure of the building envelope and one other load-bearing component must be made of wood.
Proof must be provided for the use of renewable, carbon-storing building materials. This is done using a calculation tool that determines the amount of renewable raw materials used and the associated storage quantity ofCO2.
Type and scope
The grant is provided as a subsidy without legal entitlement and within the scope of available budget funds. The amount of the grant is 500 euros per ton ofCO2 stored.