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22nd International Passive House Conference 2018: Call for papers now open!

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In view of the international climate objectives, providing both affordable and energy efficient living space has become a challenging task for cities and communities. Solutions for solving this dilemma will be discussed at the 22nd International Passive House Conference which will take place on 9 and 10 March 2018 in Munich, Germany. "Passive House – it’s worth it!" is the motto of this year’s Conference, which will be introducing many low-cost projects relating to energy efficient construction to the Passive House Standard.



Focus: Compatibility of efficiency and profitability


The Call for Papers includes the following topics:


  •     Profitability: cost-effective projects and concepts
  •     Basis of decision-making for investors / valuation of Passive House buildings
  •     Renewable / sustainable energy supply / PER
  •     Ventilation and indoor air quality
  •     Building envelope: components / trades
  •     Qualification of designers and tradespersons
  •     Climate adaptation: summer comfort
  •     Passive House retrofits
  •     Commissioning / Facility Management / Monitoring
  •     Quality assurance: benefits of certification
  •     Building materials in focus: economics / ecology / embodied energy
  •     Fire and sound protection in Passive House buildings
  •     Tools / Digitisation / BIM
  •     Architecture / Aesthetics
  •     Passive House international


Abstracts may be submitted until 12 September 2017.



For further information and abstract submission, please visit the relevant Passive House Institute webpages at the links below.