Passive House- waaaaay  more efficient than a LEED certified Green Building

Visual explaining the Passive House Standard. This page has specifications from the Passive House Institute of the US.

Concept of passive house  and its main requirements for design and construction.

Concept of passive house and its main requirements for design and construction. Even includes suggested specs for U and R values!

European technology. One reason for the very low U-factors of many European windows: their frames include thermal breaks made of cork and insulating foam. This triple-glazed window is made by Optiwin, a manufacturer with plants in Austria and Germany.

One reason for the very low U-factors of many European windows: their frames include thermal breaks made of cork and insulating foam. This triple-glazed window is made by Optiwin, a manufacturer with plants in Austria and Germany.

The Green Oak Carpentry Company: Direct Glazing System

The capping system allows the insertion of both fixed and opening units using the same detail.

Heavily insulated slab on grade with pony wall/footer deail.

Passive House insulation details for foundation and slab on Postgreen’s Passive Project.

Passive Solar House Design for better energy efficiency. (example is for New Zealand) Please be aware that the angles may be different for the area you are located. Angles of the sun for Australia can be found www.ga.gov.au/...

How to Freecycle and Repurpose Tutorials

Passive Solar House Design for better energy efficiency. (example is for New Zealand) Please be aware that the angles may be different for the area you are located. Angles of the sun for Australia can

▶ Passive House - From The Ground Up - YouTube  A highly energy efficient Passive House is being built in Syracuse, NY, as part of the From the Ground Up project, to build affordable green homes in the historic Near Westside neighborhood.

▶ Passive House - From The Ground Up - YouTube A highly energy efficient Passive House is being built in Syracuse, NY, as part of the From the Ground Up project, to build affordable green homes in the historic Near Westside neighborhood.

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Vardehaugen AS House of Families

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