DON´T oversize solar thermal systems or photovoltaics for a passive house, and more!
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July 29, 2016

DON´T oversize solar thermal systems or photovoltaics for a passive house, and more!

DON´Ts for designing photovoltaics and solar thermal panels for a passive house:

  • specify an over-sized solar thermal system
  • expect PV systems to help you meet the primary energy demand in a standard Passivhaus.

Excerpt from “How to build a Passivhaus: Rules of thumb”, chapter by Alan Clarke, Passivhaus Trust, April 2015.