Have you ever heard of Passivhaus but wondered exactly what it is? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

In a nutshell, Passivhaus (or Passive House) is about building for thermal comfort – not too warm, not too cool – with minimal heating and clean, healthy air. The concept was born in Germany in the late 1980’s and the Passivhaus Institute (PHI) certifies buildings that meet this rigorous standard.

A Passivhaus building is one that is so energy efficient, it loses almost no warmth to the outside. Our Passivhaus homes barely need to be heated. In some cases, they need no heating at all. Mind blown!

Passivhaus homes make use of highly efficient air systems to make sure that clean air is being circulated through the building – way cleaner than the air we usually find in new-builds – without losing any expensive warmth. Not only does this benefit your lifestyle and pocket, it also means treading more lightly on the planet.

Watch this 90-second video which just about sums it up.

To find out more, or enquire about our homes, built to exacting Passivhaus standards, enquire through the Contact Us page.

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