This guide, released by the New York Passive House (NYPH) in cooperation with the Passive House Academy, provides 8 clear steps most useful in meeting Passive House performance goals, 7 important reasons for international passive house standard certification, and a brief outline of the certification protocol. In particular, contents include:
Post date: 3 Dec 2015
To accommodate the growing number of students attending the St. Leonard School built in 1964, the school was expanded and modernized. In 2010, the site has also incorporated a kindergarten, an after-school club and a public library.
Post date: 2 Dec 2015
Post date: 4 Nov 2015
House Of Energy: world’s first building with Passive House Premium certification opens a new opportunity beyond green construction
The House of Energy is one of the world’s most sustainable buildings. This three-storey Multi-Purpose Building (mixed residential and commercial) includes offices for several companies, an apartment, a seminar room and a permanent exhibition on the topic of “Construction and Refurbishment”. Built as a solid wall construction, the façade design has the appearance of a barcode.
Post date: 4 Nov 2015
An eight-storey university building in Innsbruck, Austria originally built in 1968, has been certified to the EnerPHit Standard after its successful extensive renovation. The planners, in close cooperation with the Passive House Institute, developed an overall concept, which turned into an exemplary project and is currently the world’s largest building to be certified to the EnerPHit Standard.
Post date: 30 Oct 2015
Post date: 25 Aug 2015
The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) has launched its first eBook, which demonstrates that the Passive House is the ideal foundation for Net Zero Energy Buildings.
Post date: 24 Aug 2015
This guide released by the Passivhaus Trust, highlights the key aspects of designing to the Passivhaus standard and lists the do’s and don’t’s on how to successfully build a Passivhaus. The document is divided into 9 chapters as follows:
Post date: 18 Aug 2015
The Passive House Award 2014 book presents a total of 21 architectural projects of the winners and finalists of the 2014 competition, which was organised by the Passive House Institute (PHI) within the framework of the EU-funded PassREg project From over a hundred submissions, an international jury selected the award recipients in six categories. Six buildings and one region were finally awarded:
Post date: 14 Aug 2015
The PassREg-Solutions Open Source is a Wiki database providing useful information supporting the local transition to zero energy construction. Inspired by the findings in frontrunner regions (Brussels, Hannover, Tyrol, Heidelberg, Hamburg, Frankfurt), this wiki provides an interactive, continually growing Solutions Open Source (SoS) on Passive House technology and compatible renewable energy supply.
Post date: 12 Aug 2015