Category:Passive House components

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The vast energy savings in Passive Houses are achieved by using especially energy efficient components.

The Passive House concept is based on a thorough analysis of how to achieve superior comfort levels with mainly passive components in different circumstances of the natural environment. Products for Passive Houses are best practise products all around the world: Minimal U-values, superior window energy performance, maximum heat recovery rates. These products are mainly produced by small and medium enterprises on a local and regional level. This is adequate for passive components, because the resources are available anywhere. Insulation materials e.g. can be produced from a lot of very different resources - the main material always being just air included in small spaces, moving very slowly. The structural material can be wool, straw, wood fibers, paper, mineral wool, several types of plastics, foamed calcium silicate, foamed glass, … This is an open development and everybody is invited to contribute.

Pages in category "Passive House components"

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.