Peter Holzer is an experienced researcher and professional consultant in the fields of building physics and building services engineering. He is CEO of the Institute of Building Research & Innovation as well as of the building engineering consultant company IPJ, both located in Vienna. Based on a diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a doctorate in Architecture, Peter Holzer is specialized in Building Climate Engineering, including Building Energy Performance, Thermal Comfort, Daylight Optimization and Indoor Air Quality.
Besides research and consultancy Peter Holzer holds significant experience in academic teaching and is member of relevant standardization committees. Recent research activities focus on sustainable, climate sensitive architectural design as well as health related aspects of indoor comfort.