21 Jan '14, 5pm

New technical paper on how to produce effective Occupant Guidance for #Passivhaus buildings

New Occupant Guidance Handbook New occupants of any house/building should be provided with information about the property on at least three levels: Emergency, m aintaining comfort, and h ow to get the most out of your property. Different levels of understanding and information are needed by each audience – occupants, building managers, support and maintenance teams. This document provides guidance for the industry on how to produce effective User Guidance for Passivhaus buildings. This addresses information required for non-expert users of the building. While this guidance is focussed specifically on Passivhaus buildings, it also provides a useful resource for other low-energy buildings.

Full article: http://www.passivhaustrust.org.uk/news/detail/?nId=311#.U...

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