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All 5 posts from @elrondburrell on #LovePH #Passivhaus
Link below to all 5 posts from Elrond Burrell on ‘What do you love most about Passivhaus?’:
Passivhaus Masterclass in Scotland: @Mark_J_Siddall @billbutch @PassivhausArch @PassivhausTrust mentioned
The Passivhaus Trust have a Masterclass covering ‘Passivhaus Delivery, ensuring quality and managing risk’ on 5th February 2015.
Full details and book available HERE
Course facilitators include:
• Mark Siddall, LEAP
• Bill Butcher
• Green Building Store and
• Kirsty Maguire
Passivhaus is cheaper than standard build @encraft_uk @Kate_de @phplusmag mentioned
A recent study by Encraft shows that taking into account the whole life cost of a house, Passive House construction is 2-5% lower than traditional construction methods.
CLICK HERE for the article and HERE for the full article.(788kb)
This article concurs with the article posted by Kate de Selincourt last year for Passive House Plus magazine that explains how the perception that Passive House is more expensive has come about.
CLICK HERE for the post & link to article by Kate de Selincourt
It should be remembered that both pieces of research are UK based and that in Ireland (where the Building Regulations are much closer to Passive House standards), the cost saving differential is much greater.
Passivhaus Primer: Airtightness Guide @BREWatford mentioned
Passivhaus Primer: Airtightness Guide
Click below for excellent guide on:
‘Airtightness and air pressure testing in accordance with the Passivhaus standard‘
How Brussels moved from UK style building regs to making #Passivhaus mandatory; Ireland could do same?
I saw this tweet by @MariaSfyraki recently on the Passivhaustrust website outlining how Brussels have moved from a UK style Building Regulations to mandatory Passivhaus. Is this something Ireland should consider?
Click HERE to open the document
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