PASSIVE HOUSE CONSTRUCTION
How is a passive house constructed? Building a Passive House construction successfully and efficiently requires dedication from the start, and it does influence the design. The architect, engineers, and contractor should see the value and understand the consequences of being hired to design and construct a Passive House building.
The building envelope is composed of all elements that separate the inside from the outside. The interior of the building enables a prevailing comfortable climate, whereas the environment determines the exterior. To be able to maintain suitable indoor conditions inside low-energy structures, the whole building envelope has to be correctly sealed and prevented from air leakages.
Passive House structure is based on five major principles
(It’s these five fundamentals which specify Passive House as a methodology, a way of designing a structure to achieve outstanding energy efficiency and exceptional thermal comfort)