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  • What is “Passive House” ?

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    Oct 20

    The Passive House Standard is the most rigorous building energy standard in

    the world. Consultants, projects or building components that have obtained the

    right to carry the logo have committed themselves to design excellence and the

    Passive House energy performance criteria.

    “Passive House” is a voluntary standard for building performance which sets a very high bar for energy efficiency. ¬†Passive Houses are designed to use 75-90% less energy than typical existing buildings, while maintaining comfortable conditions and indoor air quality. ¬†It’s also a strategy and set of techniques for achieving this performance, featuring super-insulation, super windows, super air-sealing, and thermal-bridge-free construction.

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