Lisbon 2018 | Innovation & Sustainability

Eerbeek All Electric Renovation Projet

NetherlandsNetherlandsCompany Name: Gepla BV

Project description

This innovative project comprises of the total renovation of 4 houses dating from 1946. Ultimate goal was high quality renovation with a substantial quality improvement, combined with an extremely low energy consumption and a low TCO. Some of the key words characterizing the challenges of this project: innovative, challenging, partnership, prestigious and lean. Working with new technologies and dealing with short deadlines, still achieving the targets. Perfect cooperation, flexibility and understanding within the team resulted in comfortable, high-quality houses, futureproof with zero energy consumption. Achieving the energy transition to all-electric on the way! The starting point: a quality improvement for both residents and housing company. In addition to the energetic measures that are taken (such as floor, facade and roof insulation), the toilet, bathroom and kitchen have also been replaced.


Gepla BV

Gepla BV designs and realizes sustainable interiors, with a strong focus on creating a pleasant environment for living, working, education, healthcare and leisure. We work by the turn-key principle: our main targets being to supply both added value and care-free service to our customers. Started in 1987, their 30 years of experience offer the knowledge and technical know-how to translate the customers’ wishes and demands into a creative design – meeting the opportunities and demands set. Naturally with an eye for distinctive design and detail. In addition to our core activities of partition walls, ceilings and interiors our team will provide related services like painting, floors and tiling if necessary, cooperating with partners with a similar professional passion. At Gepla we work with short communication lines: one contact to ensure an optimal result. We truly believe in the ownership of our own staff and our enthusiastic team of over 100 professionals in total takes pride in propagating our core values (Professional, Reliable, Reward-oriented and Teamwork) every day.

Interior thermal insulation
By applying the ActiveWall solution we created an optimal insulation resulting in zero energy consumption by inhabitants

Key Achievements

  • Craftsmanship in details and integration of installations in the walls
  • Good relationship/cooperation within the building team
  • Incorporation of an innovative and intelligent wall heating system
  • Performance beyond regulatory requirements
  • Concept sales: integral approach of the project together with the partners

Key Challenges

High quality renovation, achieving quality improvement and extremely low energy consumption and low TCO
Working with new technologies and dealing with short deadlines


Building owner:
Woningstichting Veluwonen, Eerbeek
Schutte Bouw en Ontwikkeling, Zwolle
Main contractor:
Schutte Bouw en Ontwikkeling, Zwolle
Gyproc Netherlands
Saint-Gobain Team:
Simon Scheepens, Bas van Kempen