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Disadvantages of whole-building system for passive house!
August 30, 2016

Disadvantages of whole-building system for passive house!

  • The system(s) may not work for all projects and design choices.
  • Effective design decisions are still required.
  • Space is required to transport manufactured modules or components to their site.
  • Affordability may be an issue, particularly for smaller projects; increased production volumes on larger projects should offer greater affordability.

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