Tondelier – Supporting the City of Ghent regarding passive house requirements for social housing – Ghent

March 20, 2017

© Tondelier Development NV

Client:  The City of Ghent
Period:  2013 – present


The City of Ghent concluded a PPP agreement with Tondelier Development NV ( for the redevelopment of the Gasmeter site in Ghent. As part of this PPP agreement, the City of Ghent is responsible for the additional cost for implementing passive house requirements for social housing.

The City of Ghent, in consultation with the project developer, appointed 3E for the subsequent calculation and monitoring of costs related to this additional investment. 3E will also act as moderator in the talks between the City of Ghent and the project developer and will offer additional support where necessary.

This support includes:

  • Advice and guidance relating to evaluation of a cost-efficient design for passive social housing
  • Advice in respect of the handover dossier