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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 […]...

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

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

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…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 21, 2020

It is cheaper to save 1 kWh then to produce it!

All about the passive house: Insulation, airtightness and ventilation! The passive house works on the principle of coverage of the peak heat demand per 1 m2. If one wants to…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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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

January 31, 2020

Interesting combination of technologies in passive house!

The passive house is on the rise in North America! The passive house application is straight-forward. There is a variety of passive house certified products on the market, including the…...

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

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