Passive House building use around 90% less heating energy than average buildings. To ensure this consistent quality, Passive House has 5 key principles:
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Just as a vacuum flask keeps drinks at the desired temperature, the well-insulated envelope of a Passive House keeps indoor areas at a pleasant temperature. Passive Houses are characterized by consistent temperatures on all interior surfaces and constant indoor climates without temperature swings or droughts – during cold winter months as well as hot summer periods.
At the same time, a Passive House building’s superior ventilation system ensures ample fresh air at room temperature and makes for high indoor air quality.
If you’re curious to learn more about the science behind Passive House, visit the interactive book made for property developers, contractors, and clients.