26 Jan '16, 11am

AECB Member, @Mark_J_Siddall asks 'Does Passivhaus do What it Says on the Tin?'

AECB Member, @Mark_J_Siddall asks 'Does Passivhaus do What it Says on the Tin?'

AECB News : Does Passivhaus Do What it Says on the Tin? This is the question posed by Dr. David Johnston, from Leeds Beckett University, and architect Mark Siddall, from LEAP. More particularly they have examined the performance of the building fabric. Studies have shown that regular homes in the UK can use up to 100% more energy than their designers say they will. This has nothing to do with how people live in a house, and everything to do with how they are designed and constructed. This new research paper presents the latest understanding of Passivhaus performance. If you are skeptical about whether Passivhaus buildings perform, or doubtful that the fabric building performance gap can be closed, then download the paper now by going to www.BuildingPerformanceEvaluation.co.uk Tags: passivhaus This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 11:19 am and is filed und...

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