28 Jun '11, 9am

Eight Reasons for Passive House Growth

It’s no secret that Passivhaus, or Passive House, is exploding in popularity right now. This site is publishing more about Passive House every week and readers seem to be more interested in these ultra-efficient homes than ever. In fact, the volume of news references for “Passive House” and “Passivhaus” is up in recent years, according to a simple search using Google Trends. So, what’s the secret behind the success of Passive House? Dr. Wolfgang Feist, professor at the University of Innsbruck and founder of the Passivhaus Institut in Germany, explains in Passive Houses – The Secrets why this standard has become the “yardstick for the measurement of sustainable construction. ” 1. Realized Projects . There are thousands of Passive House projects around the world. Many have open documents in support of performance accomplishments. 2. Tried and Tested . Passive Houses deliver ...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/06/eight-reasons-passive-...

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