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Fiddleback House - Passive House

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Credits: Passive House Database

Fiddleback House provides a young family with contemporary living in a certified Passive House that respects the pristine alpine environment of its surrounds.

 

Through intelligent design and collaborative decision making, Fiddleback House is a striking example of an affordable home that meets world-leading standards in sustainability and comfort.

 

  • Building type: detached single family house
  • Location: AU - 3698 Tawonga South (Victoria)
  • Treated Floor Area according to PHPP: 177 m2
  • Construction type: timber construction
  • Year of construction: 2019

THERMAL ENVELOPE

 

  • Exterior walls: PIR Core SIPs
    • U-value = 0.243 W/(m2K)
  • Basement floor / floor slab: Concrete
    • U-value = 0.251 W/(m2K)
  • Roof: Timber, SIPs
    • U-value = 0.104 W/(m2K)

MECHANICAL SYSTEM

 

  • Ventilation: Zehnder, ComfoAir Q350 mechanical heat recovery ventilator
  • Heating installation: N/A
  • Domestic hot water: Sanden Eco Heat Pump

Ecological aspects: Rainwater harvesting, green roof

 

  • PE demand (non-renewable Primary Energy): 83 kWh /(m2a ) on heating installation, domestic hot water, household electricity and auxiliary electricity calculated according to PHPP
  • PER demand (renewable Primary Energy): 42 kWh /(m2a ) on heating installation, domestic hot water, household electricity and auxiliary electricity calculated according to PHPP
  • Generation of renewable energy: 25 kWh /(m2a ) based on the projected area

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