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How to design and build a PassivHaus

Steel Farm, the first Certified Passivhaus Northumberland, has been shortlisted for the UK Passivhaus Awards. To celebrate architect Mark Siddall from LEAP, the low energy architectural practice, has prepared an in depth 3-part video series that explains the Before, During and After of the design and construction process. If you are considering building homes to the Passivhaus Standard watch these videos and discover:

  • Why integrating a dashboard into the Passivhaus Planning Package is the fastest and most cost effective way for your architect to test whether your project can satisfy the Passivhaus Standard
  • How reducing thermal bridging can save thousands of pounds of construction cost
  • How to exclude drafts, avoid discomfort, slash energy bills and ensure good indoor air quality by paying attention to airtightness
  • A critical strategy for saving money and reducing risk
  • Whether or not building a Passivhaus has to break the bank
  • How a right first time policy successfully reduced air leakage by 96% compared to UK Building Regulations
  • The real cost of heating a Passivhaus, and which heating system is best suited to a remote rural location
  • How to safely install and commission mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR)
  • Whether insulation really causes overheating and how much overheating really occurs in a Passivhaus located in the North East of England
  • The results from almost 12 months of measuring and monitoring – and how the analysis will inform the next design
  • Whether or not the air in a Steel Farm Passivhaus is too dry  …and whether the harsh North East climate increases the risk of dry air discomfort
  • How you can experience what it is like to live in a Passivhaus (for free)
  • The one thing that your building contractor can not do without
  • The two things that your architect should avoid doing …in any building
  • ….and much more

Learn more and get free instant access at PassivhausSecrets.com  or for further info please contact Mark Siddall at www.leap4.it

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