Understanding Passivhaus

Understanding Passivhaus
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Publisher : First in Architecture
Total Pages : 234
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ISBN-10 : 1916334326
ISBN-13 : 9781916334328
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Book Synopsis Understanding Passivhaus by : Emma Walshaw

Download or read book Understanding Passivhaus written by Emma Walshaw and published by First in Architecture. This book was released on 2020-09-08 with total page 234 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Understanding Passivhaus is a simple guide to the Passivhaus standard. The book explains the principles behind Passivhaus thinking, and explores numerous construction methods for achieving the Passivhaus standard. What is Passivhaus? Why design a Passivhaus? PHPP Certification Principles of Passivhaus Design Technical requirements Building fabric Form factor Insulation Thermal bridge Airtightness and air leakage Building services and ventilation Windows Solar design Shading Summer ventilation Roof lights Types of Construction Masonry construction Timber frame Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS) Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF) Mixed methods of construction Construction Details Solid concrete with rendered external insulation Insulated concrete formwork Solid masonry with larsen trusses Masonry cavity wall Timber frame with larsen trusses Timber I joist frame SIPS construction Timber frame with external render Case Studies A selection of wonderful examples of Passivhaus designs and construction methods, with more case studies added for this second edition.


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