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International Passive House Conference 2016

Forum for energy efficient construction returns to Darmstadt


Congress Center Darmstadtium Big anniversary for the International Passive House Conference: from 22 to 23 April 2016 this central event for energy efficient construction will take place for the twentieth time running. Host city is Darmstadt – the city in Germany, in which the first Passive House was built in 1991 and where the first international experts' conference on this subject was held five years later. More information


Architecture book presents "Passive House Award" winners

Documentation of the competition also available as a travelling exhibition


Passive House Award A new book showcasing the winners and finalists of the international Passive House Award shows that energy efficient construction is not only profitable, it is also an enrichment for architecture. The book is available in a bound version and in digital form as an online flipbook. In addition, all of the award-winning buildings are presented in a poster exhibition.


Designing sustainable buildings made fun

English version of PHPP 9 now available


PHPP 9 The tried and tested PHPP tool for designing energy efficient buildings is available in a brand-new version. This upgrade not only allows reliable calculation of the energy demand in accordance with internationally applicable criteria, it also takes into account energy generation on or near the building. Press Release


World's first Passive House Premium now certified

Building in Bavaria combines energy efficiency with renewables


Passive House Premium in Bavaria Darmstadt. One of the world’s most sustainable buildings stands in Bavaria: as the first of its kind, a mixed residential and commercial project in the town of Kaufbeuren has met the criteria for a Passive House Premium certification. With a heating demand of only 8 kWh/m²a, it is uniquely energy efficient. At the same time, a 250 m² photovoltaic system on the roof produces renewable energy. Press Release


Study shows cost saving potential for indoor swimming pools

Measurements in Bamberg prove energy efficiency of Passive House Standard


Passive House indoor pool Darmstadt. Passive House efficiency is a model for the future also for indoor swimming pools. This is demonstrated in a new report on the energy consumption in the "Bambados" in Germany. The running costs for this leisure pool are far below average. The concept is thus successfully providing an opportunity for financial savings, especially relevant for municipalities with limited budgets. The full report is now available online (in German). Further details about this project will be presented at the International Passive House Conference in 2016 in Darmstadt. Press Release


Active for more comfort: Passive House

New edition now available!

 

Browse the brochure online

With worldwide distribution, Active for more comfort: Passive House, is a classic work presented in the lobbies of countless Passive House professionals. Nowmore international than ever, this edition includes clear explanations of Passive House basics along with brand new material on topics such as:

A new chapter now also documents the winners of the 2014 Passive House Award!

 

Download your copy or browse through the brochure online

 


Passive House videos:

Passive House Explained in 90 seconds, by Hans-Jörg Eich

Passive Passion, documentary by Charlie Hoxie

 

 


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