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Secure construction and quality assurance for passive house! DO´s and DON`Ts!
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October 3, 2016

Secure construction and quality assurance for passive house! DO´s and DON`Ts!

Passive house DON´Ts when securing construction and quality assurance in design and building:

  • hope for the best
  • fail to plan for success
  • rely upon standard industry practice when planning construction programmes
  • forget to undertake site inspections and feedback.

Passive house DO´S when delivering a sucessfull building with construction and quality assurance:

  • allow time for planning (it will pay back in the future)
  • undertake key stage design reviews
  • train site operatives
  • ensure that there is a dedicated, on-site Quality Assurance Champion
  • remediate mistakes ASAP (when you still have the chance).

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