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Quality assured passivhaus buildings (part 2)
Quality assured passivhaus buildings (part 2)
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In part two of his two part article on quality assured Passivhaus buildings, Mark Siddall, who has a specialism in sustainable building design, explains the certification process in a little more detail.

This is a five page article. First published in June 2010


Extract:
In the last article I explained that the Passivhaus standard is much more than an energy performance standard, it is also a quality assurance standard that closes the gap between theoretical performance and reality. I also highlighted the importance of using the appropriate design tool (the Passivhaus Planning Package) when designing Passivhaus buildings, and I discussed the ways in which buildings that are not subject to the same quality assurance system have been found to fail to satisfy their performance targets...

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