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June 29, 2021

New case study: Skeena Residence with integrated design being vital!

Integrated design is vital to achieving passive house! The new six-storey passive house Skeena Residence provides 200 bedrooms with other amenities and it is defined by the sun floods and through views with easy access to outdoors. And the integrated design was vital to achieving passive house certification. The Skeena Residence is located in the […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 28, 2021

New case study! Wereham Village Hall as the becon of local community!

Passive house for the local community! Replacing a First World War YMCA hut – still standing opposite – the new building has a capacity to accommodate approximately 200 people and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 27, 2021

New case study! Resilient passive house renovation for Ken Soble Tower!

From old to renovated! Build in 1967 at 18 stories and 80,000 square feet, the Ken Soble Tower had been in a state of deterioration for some time as the…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 29, 2021

New case study added! Passive House Cardealership in cold climate!

Cold Climates demand everything you’ve got! Andrew Peel from Peel Passive House Canada said: “If you like a challenge, design a Passive House car dealership in a cold climate.” And…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 23, 2021

A new case study! Passive house is on fire!

Passive house, LEED, nZEB, zero carbon and more! Is passive house on the fire? The passive house is on fire, especially in Canada and the USA! Not long ago I…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 25, 2021

New case study: Worcerster Sports and Drama Hall known as Bartholomew Barn in UK!

What an inspiration! Bartholomew Barn! Could an architect and the client take any inspiration from an old barn and build it as a new and energy-efficient building, even in passive…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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November 19, 2020

New case study: Knivsta Center for Sports and Culture (CIK) in Sweden!

Can a building with an ice hockey hall be a passive house? CIK Knivsta center for sports and culture in  Sweden, is a combination of premises for both sports and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 29, 2020

New case study added! HANAC Senior Residence in NYC!

Have you been thinking about what can be done for seniors in terms of comfortable housing? Seniors’ needs are important factors when designing the building just for them. The place…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 25, 2020

New case study! Passive house CIK Knivsta with ice hockey hall!

Largest wooden building with passive house certification! CIK Knivsta – Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue is located in Knivsta, Sweden. And it is the Knivsta´s largest construction project yet, and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 29, 2019

Test your knowledge about DCV with CIBSE and Case Study Engelsons!

Test your knowledge about demand-controlled ventilation with CIBSE Module 148 and one of the Swegon Air Academy Case Studies called Engelsons! The CIBSE Modlu 148 will test your knowledge with…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 18, 2019

Legislation will make the passive house in UK happen! What will become mandatory in UK?

Demand and mind-set for a passive house in UK! “The demand for Passivhaus is client-driven, but there will come a tipping point – the legislators will make it happen”, says…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova