28 Feb '14, 4pm

Sponsors sought for @PassivhausTrust launch of new guidance & wiki: How to build a Passivhaus

PHT launch new guidance & wiki: How to build a Passivhaus PHT launch new publication & wiki: ‘How to build a Passivhaus.’ The guidance will address questions on how a Passivhaus is built. The 40 page A4 publication will also be set up as an easily accessible Wiki. Diagrams will be used to illustrate principles and concepts, and drawings and photos to illustrate examples of practice. The following chapters are proposed: Introduction Design Approaches & System Choices Examples of Design & ConstructionWalls, roofs floors (might combine with 2 and 3) Windows & doors Thermal bridges Air-tightness MVHR system (might combine with 6 or 7) Heating systems Controls Shading strategies Whole system approach Etc Construction & Quality Assurance Handover & Certification The Chapter: Examples of Design & Construction will form the main body of the guidance, with a proposed 2 - 4 pages al...

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