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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 that is exactly this building in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, with functions such as car dealership, selling and service. There were many challenges due to […]

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March 25, 2021

Ventilation: How buildings breathe?

Buildings, as humans, need to breathe! Like the lungs, buildings need to be able to breathe to make sure that fresh air comes in and dirty air goes out. There…

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February 26, 2021

Relative humidity as the main signal for comfort indoors!

Requirements for relative humidity! Humidity definition dates back to the 1300s and is widely proved to be one of the important factors in buildings. Together with temperature, relative humidity is…

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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…

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January 29, 2021

What is the human daily intake of air, water and food?

Human daily intake of food, water and air! Jan Vilhelm Bakke in the AIR Swegon Air Academy book (published in 2008) stated: “On average, an adult male with a sedentary…

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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…

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December 21, 2020

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Download Swegon Air Academy – Part C in PDF as a gift!

Recap of 2020! The year 2020 was… I guess all about covid, social distancing and so many changes! Everyone and every company are talking about working in a safe environment…

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November 26, 2020

We spent 90% time indoors! Who said it?

The very much-quoted statistics: 90% time indoors! Surprisingly there were many studies performed at the 20th-century gathering human activity patterns and human exposure data. And one marginal study was published…

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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…

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October 26, 2020

Passive house: tennis hall, ice hockey and car dealership?

A question for you: what type of building can be built as a passive house? Passive house buildings have started to be built in the 1990s as new thinking from…

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October 16, 2020

Why do we ventilate?

Have you ever wondered why do we ventilate our houses? Throughout history, humans always looked for better living conditions and healthier air. For the past several decades, indoor air quality…

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