Two of Zermatt’s buildings have been awarded the Solar Prize 2010 for new buildings.
Green Awards for Zermatt Solar
December 07, 2010
The Solar Restaurant, situated on the south flank of the Matterhorn glacier paradise, features a fully optimised construction for energy efficiency, fulfilling all of the requirements for the Minergie-P standard.
Meanwhile the other prize-winning building, the New Monte Rosa Cabin of the Swiss Alpine Club, boasts an energy self-sufficiency rate of around 64 per cent, with an accommodation standard that had not been achieved before now.