Passive House Design
What is a Passive House?
The term ‘Passivhaus’ refers to a low-energy construction standard developed in the 1990s by Dr Wolfgang Feist of the Passivhaus Institut in Germany. It is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world with over 30,000 buildings having been constructed in accordance with Passivhaus principles.
Key components of a Passive House design:
Insulation and Elimnation of Thermal Bridging
Passivhaus Windows and Doors
Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery