Deep ecological retrofit of two Victorian townhouses
Completed: Autumn/winter 2018
Standard: Enerphit Plus
-£43 per year (estimated total energy costs)
This Victorian property in the centre of Chorlton had spent many years serving as 5 apartments. During this time many original features had been lost. The proposal is to return to the original use of two semi-detached homes and reinstate the beautiful original façade.
Post date: 23 May 2019
The developers and architects of this project have set very high goals. With the Bolueta building, they wanted to set a new Passive House record and at the same time ensure the quality of the building through certification. Bolueta in the Spanish city of Bilbao is now the tallest Passive House building in the world. The recently issued certificate is proof of its highly energy efficient Passive House Standard construction.
Post date: 28 Mar 2019
The energy balance and planning tool for efficient buildings and refurbishments
The PHPP is an easy to use planning tool for energy efficiency for the use of architects and planning experts. The reliability of the calculation results and ease of use of this planning tool has already been experienced by several thousand users.
Post date: 27 Feb 2019
Sulgrave Gardens comprises 30 family homes in four blocks with a mix of typologies (houses, apartments and maisonettes) and tenures (9 homes for affordable rent, 13 for shared ownership and 8 private houses) in a conservation area in West London. At the time of certification, Sulgrave Gardens was the largest Passivhaus development in London. The scheme is arranged in four blocks. Two are Passivhaus certified and two designed to Passivhaus principles.
Post date: 14 Dec 2018
This project was contracted by Viladecans municipality based on the results of a previous study of the capacity of Deep renovation of three schools contracted previously by Area Metropolitana de Barcelona.
Post date: 31 Oct 2018
Οι διήμερες εκδηλώσεις της PASSIEXPO για το Παθητικό Κτίριο θα περιλαμβάνουν :
Τρία Εξειδικευμένα Εργαστήρια (ΠΑΡΑΣΚΕΥΗ 02/11/2018 4.00μμ το απόγευμα)
Air tightness Masterclass Workshop: Για πρώτη φορά στην Ελλάδα θα διεξαχθεί εξειδικευμένο σεμινάριο για την αεροστεγανότητα των κτιρίων και τον έλεγχο αυτής. Οι συμετέχοντες θα ζουν ζωντανά πως τοποθετούμε αεροστεγανά ενα κούφωμα , πως εξασφαλίζουμε στεγανά συστήματα σωληνώσεων, πως κάνουμε ενα τέστ υποπίεσης κτιρίου. Το εργαστήριο διεξάγεται με την υποστήριξη της SIGA SWISS
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
Post date: 26 Sep 2018
The Passive House Database is a common project of the Passive House Institute, the Passivhaus Dienstleistung GmbH, the IG Passivhaus Deutschland and the iPHA (International Passive House Association) and Affiliates. You can find a worldwide overview of realized Passive Houses, or, if you have built a Passive House yourself or if you know a Passive House, you can send information for register.
Post date: 27 Jul 2018
This guide, released by the Passivhaus Institute, is intended to supplement a technical document “Criteria for the Passivhaus EnerPHit and PHI Low Energy Standards”. The new guidance addresses the importance of certification, what the compliance process entails, and the benefits it brings to successful low energy building projects.
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
The performance of Passivhaus in new construction: Post occupancy evaluation of certified Passivhaus dwellings in the UK: Early Results
This paper published by the Passivhaus Trust, the UK Passive House Organisation, analyses the performance of a number of certified Passivhaus dwellings in the UK. The research is focused on certified new-build Passivhaus homes, both single dwellings and multi residential.
Post date: 29 Aug 2017