The Passive House standard, as promoted by the Passive House Institute (PHI) achieves highly energy efficient buildings whose demand for heating and cooling energy can be reduced by as much as 90% compared to conventional builds. This is achieved using an envelope-first approach and considers the five principles of Passive House: airtightness, high-quality windows, climate-applicable insulation, avoidance of thermal bridges and sufficient ventilation.
Post date: 30 Mär 2020
This book, released by Passive House California (PHCA), presents 32 Passive House buildings located across California and documents how the Passive House Standard is being utilised to meet the State’s goals of carbon reduction and climate change.
Post date: 9 Feb 2017