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Passivhus Norden 2012

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The main theme of the conference is “From low energy buildings to plus energy developments”.

We welcome presentations on related sub-themes of this main theme, including the following:

- The realisation of passive house projects, residential and non-residential buildings
- Renovation to low energy or passive house standard
- Passive house components in the Nordic market, performance and new developments
- Building physics: Moisture and heat transfer
- Indoor climate and comfort in Nordic passive houses
- The user focus: Living in a passive house
- Design methods: Planning, calculation and simulation
- Energy supply for passive houses in larger development projects
- Environmental assessments of passive houses (LCA)
- Economy, ecology and sustainable development related to the passive house concept
- Zero carbon and plus energy municipalities and development areas
- Certification and standardization of passive houses and low energy buildings
- Analyses of success criteria for ambitious building energy projects and market breakthrough
- Energy scenarios and market perspectives for the Nordic countries – the role of low energy, passive houses, zero carbon and plus energy buildings