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September 30, 2021

New case study! Recreation, library, arts and parks — in a seamlessly integrated Clayton Community Centre!

A new Swegon Air Academy building case study was added! Clayton Community Centre in Surrey, Canada! The large passive house building, completed in 2020/2021, features a library, gymnasium, child care facility, art and music studios, several multi-purpose rooms and a rehearsal hall on the main floor. The second level will contain additional library space, a […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 30, 2021

Swimming pool in passive house!

Energy efficiency for all energy loads! The concept for building a passive house swimming pool focuses on the high-quality building envelope with reduced risk of condensation (insulated, airtight, good window…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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…...

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

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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…...

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