Why passive or low energy house?
The Low Energy or Passive House is the building concept of the future. The issue of effective energy usage becomes more and more important. The advantages of these environmental friendly buildings are comfortable temperature, perfect interior climate and a great sensation of living.
The most important criteria for these houses are:
1. Good building siting
2. Sufficient wall, roof, and floor insulation
3. Air tightness with good quality ventilation system
4. Usage of shading solutions
5. Good quality windows and doors
6. Alternative heating or no active heating