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This knowledge base contains a collection of resources to help you build a Passivhaus including peer-reviewed guidance from industry experts, rules of thumb and case studies of Passivhaus certified building projects.

If you are a member of the Passivhaus Trust you can register now to comment and contribute content to the knowledge base. To become a member of the Trust, visit passivhaustrust.org.uk.

The knowledge base is split into four main sections:

Planning
Early planning advice for Passivhaus developments
Design
Design considerations when designing a Passivhaus
Construction
On-site quality control and processes when building a Passivhaus
Operation
Handover and ongoing maintenance of Passivhaus buildings
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Benefits of component certification

Passivhaus Certified Component

The Passivhaus and EnerPHit standards are characterised by very high energy savings compared with standard construction. This is achieved by highly efficient building systems, careful planning...

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Videos - LA & HA procurement

The following videos are from an event organised by the Passivhaus Trust on 23rd June 2016 at UBM's offices at 240 Blackfriar's Road, London.

The event was open only to members of local...

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