1 edition of Resource guide: heating systems for superinsulated houses found in the catalog.
|Statement||compiled by George Everett and Barbara Miller|
|Contributions||Miller, Barbara, 1954-, National Center for Appropriate Technology (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 pages :|
“The Passive House system is about achieving affordable energy-efficient houses. You reduce mechanical services—like heating systems—and put that money towards insulation and thermal performance, so you lower costs and achieve a high level of comfort,” ex. The book includes case studies of green building techniques such as earth and straw bale buildings and is intended for anyone who is planning a self-build project, housing professionals, students, and teachers. The Green Self-Build Book gives inspiration and information to guide .
“The Passive House system is about achieving affordable energy-efficient houses. You reduce mechanical services—like heating systems—and put that money towards insulation and thermal performance, so you lower costs and achieve a high level of comfort,” ex. What others are saying. Traditional heating and active cooling systems are absent, or their use is secondary. Low-energy buildings may be viewed as examples of sustainable architecture. Low-energy houses often have active and passive solar building design and components, which reduce the house's energy consumption and minimally impact the resident’s lifestyle.
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Julie Torres Moskovitz, The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design Passive is the new green. Passive Houses—well insulated, virtually airtight buildings—can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding 90 percent, making them not only an attractive choice for prospective homeowners, but also the right choice for a sustainable future.
Jan 01, · I found that The National Affordable Housing Network sells inexpensive plans for four different cold-weather, well-insulated houses. They are designed for use by Habitat for Humanity, so they might appeal to owner-builders who have more time and fewer skills.
Passive house (German: Passivhaus) is a voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building's ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space heating or cooling.
A similar standard, MINERGIE-P, is used in Switzerland. The standard is not confined to residential properties; several office buildings, schools.
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This book offers a technique for building homes that heat and cool themselves in a wide range of different climatesCited by: 8. Feb 13, · I'm planning an earth-bermed house at the 4, foot elevation in the mountains of eastern Washington. it will be single story, 8 foot 6" or 8" ICF walls on the sides and back.
Back fill to 6" from the top of the wall. The front will have a double 4" ICF front wall 2' tall and then double framed walls with thermal break to the top. This is south facing. front wall insulation is cellulose at. This diagram shows the consumption values measured in low-energy houses and in Passive House estates.
The Passive House Standard is a sustainable construction standard, and the Resolution of the European Parliament of 31 Januar calls for its implementation by all member states by This report analyzes the performance of walls clad with HardiePlank fiber cement siding and compares them to traditional stucco assemblies.
The data presented is a subset of experimental data from a multi-phase, multi-year research project at the Vancouver Field Exposure Test Facility led by Building Science Corporation (BSC) and Gauvin Construction Limited. Very low energy homes in the United States: Perspectives on performance from measured data.
Author A number of superinsulated houses were built over the next few years, but interest subsided as energy prices dropped in the s.
compact designs to minimize exterior surface area and extremely air tight construction with tiny heating Cited by: Solar conservatory system at Glengariffe in Ireland, Free heating systems for low cost lifestyle, Sustainable passive heating.
Solar House - Solar house is a concept championed by Viking-House. Make Solar Energy Work For You. lic information guide was adapted for residential construction and distributed throughout Alaska. It has been used throughout the state as a valuable resource for cold climate homebuilding techniques and courses given by the Alaska Cooperative Extension Service and sup-ported by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation and the U.S.
Department of. The first Passive House Certified Building in Canada, Lost Lake PassivHaus, was built for the Winter Olympics.
It was constructed as a showcase of modern building standards using state-of-the-art energy efficiency systems and methods. View Project. The bldg houses part of his institute and also serves as his home. It is an outstanding example of energy-efficient passive solar design.
The bldg serves as the headquarters. The building is a great example of how to apply the solar energy principle of sustainability. It has no conventional heating system, uses the sun's energy for heat and light.
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Dec 24, · NB Superinsulated House Following is an article that could be interesting in our discussions of superinsulated houses: This is the beginning of what I hope will be a resource for those interested in the idea of superinsulated home design.
The idea of superinsulation began in response to the oil embargoes. Guide to Building Energy Savings Retrofits - Case Study. Superinsulating for heating cost reduction in a Down East Home and Finding & sealing air leaks to gain major energy savings in an older building.
In Shurcliff concluded in his book “Superinsulated Houses and Air-To-Air Heat Exchangers This group is a great resource for anyone who is interested in building a passive house or building in the North East region. Their mini-split systems have become popular choices for heating/cooling and dehumidification systems of choice for.
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The “green building revolution” is a worldwide movement for energy-efficient, environmentally aware architecture and design. Europe has been in the forefront of green building technology, and Green Building Trends: Europe provides an indispensable overview of these cutting edge ideas and applications.
In order to write this book, well-known U.S. green building expert Jerry Yudelson Author: Jerry Yudelson.Using the rating as a guide, people can then make informed decisions in selecting measures which will reduce energy use, including (but not limited to) options such as adding more insulation to different parts of the structure, increasing air tightness, upgrading windows, or installing more efficient heating devices.Jan 29, · A Walk Down Energy Lane -- Readers' Questions Reflect Growing Awareness.
more efficient heating systems and higher insulation levels. Readers in new houses notice ventilation systems .