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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 wrote an article about what type of building can be built as a passive house. Do you know that a tennis hall, an ice hockey […]...

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

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

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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

October 25, 2019

New case study added! Vaasa Vocational Institute in Finland!

Are you interested in real proof that DCV system is working? Do you like to have scientific proof that the ventilation systems installed in real buildings are working? Do you…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 16, 2019

New case study added! Garfield Passive House in Williamstown!

Renovation into a passive house building?  A building from 1850? Can it be done? If this was your question, then this Swegon Air Academy Case Study is the answer to…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 2, 2019

New case study added: Architectural La Vela in Nueva Sede BBVA in Madrid!

Another beautiful Swegon Air Academy case study added to the already growing portfolio of wonderful, practical and sustainable buildings. Architectural La Vela in Nueva Sede BBVA is located in Madrid,…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 22, 2017

La Seine Musicale: A solar sail on a building!

Solar sail in La Seine Musicale I am simply amazed! The building “La Seine Musicale” is a combination of beautiful architecture and modern technology. This new cultural centre, commissioned by…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova