detail footings for passive house performance... or rather, what does not happen. In mainstream 'built to code' buildings, the concrete continuously conducts thermal energy into the ground. Concrete moves heat in or out of buildings very efficiently, sort of like copper conducts electricity very efficiently. Not here; we are effectively isolating and containing the thermal energy.

Take a look at what happens when we detail footings for passive house performance. or rather, what does not happen. In mainstream 'built to code' buildings, the concrete continuously conducts.

Pop-Up House: The Affordable Passive House

Pop-Up House: The Affordable Passive House

Passive House, Zen House, Décor Ideas, Sustainable Design, Modern Houses, Tiny Houses, Green Building, Vertical Farming, Passive Solar

Beautifully designed passive house | Vallentin Architecture | Germany #architecture #houses #interiors

Causing me to ask the question yet again, why am I not super rich? I would be such a tasteful super rich person. By Vallentin Architecture.

The clerestory came about after we discovered through modeling in the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) that we needed more south-facing glass.

The clerestory came about after we discovered through modeling in the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) that we needed more south-facing glass.

Passive House- waaaaay  more efficient than a LEED certified Green Building

Visual explaining the Passive House Standard. This page has specifications from the Passive House Institute of the US.

I'm a Passive House enthusiast. I'm involved in this great movement to create highly energy efficient buildings that use 80 to 90% less energy. But how? I get asked often what a Passive House is. This is the low down in 90 seconds.

Passive House Explained in 90 Seconds. I'm a Passive House enthusiast. I'm involved in this great movement to create highly energy efficient.

Voici une maison que je ne pourrais jamais m'offrir, je n'en trouve pas moins l'aménagement intérieur accessible. J'adore ce parti pris "Néo Shaker".

Une maison à la façon d'une grange "Néo Shaker"

This tilted, ecologically savvy model dwelling near Larvik, Norway, actually creates more energy than it consumes—a “plus house,” it’s called. Brought to life by the combined creative genius of the Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings and design firm Snøhetta.

Completed by Snøhetta, in collaboration with ZEB (The Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings) and Optimera, ZEB Pilot House is a innovative architecture

Passive House, which is heated with the same energy required to run a hair dryer!

Amazing Passive Home in Freezing Wisconsin Uses Less Energy Than a Hair Dryer to Stay Warm!

Wonderful Passive House In Freezing Wisconsin Uses Less Energy Than A Hair Dryer To Stay Warm!

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