Passivhaus is the German word for “Passive House.” By definition, Passivhaus means “a building standard that is truly energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and ecological at the same time.” This may feel like a dream, but the concept is rather achievable! “Passive House is not a brand name, but a construction concept that can be applied by anyone and that has stood the test of practice. Passivhaus is popular in all parts of Europe and even different countries have different names for what Passivhaus means to them. Join us as Ariel Goode explores this topic through this article course.
- Understand what Passivhaus is
- Explore Passivhaus design and energy efficiency strategies
- Learn about Passivhaus certification
- Explore passivhaus strategies through case studies