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The Passivhaus Handbook

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The Passivhaus Handbook - a practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low-energy performance by Janet Cotterell and Adam Dadeby - published by Green Books.

The Passivhaus Handbook, one of the first comprehensive passive house books in English, is an essential guide for everyone wanting to realise a supremely comfortable, healthy and durable home with exceptionally low energy costs. Whether you are building an extension, retrofitting your house or starting from scratch; are new to low-energy design or already have some experience, this book will help you navigate around the potential pitfalls and misconceptions. It brings together current thinking and best practice.
 

  • A clear explanation of the underlying building physics.
     
  • Detailed information on key elements: avoiding air leakiness, designing out thermal (cold) bridges, moisture management and ventilation strategy.
     
  • Tips for creating a cooperative, motivated project team.
     
  • Photographs and diagrams throughout.

 

Whether you are building an extension, retrofitting your house or starting from scratch; are new to low-energy design or already have some experience, this book will help you navigate around the potential pitfalls and misconceptions. It brings together current thinking and best practice.

 

Paperback, 256 pages | Published: 25 Oct 2012 | Format: 255mm x 205mm

 

  • Brand: Green Books
  • Product Code: ISBN 9780857840196
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £35.00
  • £30.00
  • Inc VAT: £30.00

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