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The Passivhaus is a design and manufacturing standard, open to everybody. Passivhaus is an open brand
Technicians may acquire the techniques and design processes by themselves or through a training course.
Citizens who wish to buy or build a Passive House, Passivhaus, we suggest you consult qualified engineers certified by the Passiv Haus Institut
The Passivhaus method is applicable to new buildings or renovations, as well as historical buildings.
Darmstadt is the first building to Passivhaus
Germany concept of Passivhaus
certified first building in Sicily
certified first building in Italy
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The definition of Passivhaus is based on comfort and air quality, and then efficiency. A building Passivhaus achieves the objectives of thermal comfort and energy efficiency by applying the criteria disclosed by the PHI Passivhaus Institut (Darmstadt, germany) adapted to the climate data, local , a project produced by a qualified technician using the package calculation PHPP (excel sheet) is updated continuously by the PHI .
The certification declines in the classification of Classic, Plus, or Premium depending on the appropriate use of renewable energy sources and the primary energy
The certification of passive houses is also possible on the renovation projects.
The criteria is adapted to existing constraints , including historical and architectural constraints.
The PHI Low Energy Building is a building that has attempted to reach the level of Passivhaus , but failed to meet some criteria by the certification Passivhaus .
For example, if the air-tightness of a Blower Door Test doe not match the value n50 < 0,6
The climatic conditions in Sicily vary between the wide extremes of clima in summer and winter, between urban sites and extra-urban, between the sea level, in temperature class A through to class F (as per Italian classification) in the mountainous regions of the Nebrodi or Madonie or the province of Enna.
A specific design attention should be paid to the DYNAMICS of the mediterranean boundary conditions with an experience in the field to match the objectives related to the complexity of the typical climate of our island :
PH Certification is the outcome of close collaboration between the design team, the PH designer, the firms and craftsmen involved in the construction process.
To access the certification PHI is necessary to appoint a Passivhaus Certifier accredited by the PHI which oversees the design documentation, a valid construction as built in accordance with the criteria of the PHI.
The success of the process Passivhaus is crowned with the issuance of the certificate and the plate official of the PHI.
Many owners of houses and buildings can do the renovation step-by-step .
To avoid any additional costs that all of the necessary design measures for the restructuring and redevelopment should be coordinated before performing the early works . For this purpose, the PHI has provided a platform specific certification.