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Passiv'Haus ou le GÉNIE allemand de la normalisation

Passiv'Haus ou le GÉNIE allemand de la normalisation | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

"Passiv'Haus. Ce nom allemand n'est pas plus inconnu en France qu'il ne laisse indifférent. Car si le BBC, grâce à la RT 2012, s'est inscrit comme le label de référence en matière de performance énergétique des bâtiments, de nombreux opérateurs ont déjà les yeux tournés vers la prochaine étape de cette lutte contre le gaspillage : le bâtiment passif. Or, dans ce domaine, la certification Passiv'Haus est devenue depuis belle lurette une référence en Allemagne et en Scandinavie, et commence à faire peu à peu des émules en France."

 


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a.typique Patrice BIDEAU 's comment, March 23, 2014 11:45 AM
Merci & bon dimanche Pascal
Pascal Faucompré's comment, March 23, 2014 12:12 PM
@a.typique Patrice BIDEAU : Merci. Eh oui, même le dimanche, faut bien avancer sur les projets ...
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E+ Green Home by Unsangdong Architects | passive house design

E+ Green Home by Unsangdong Architects | passive house design | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Energy Plus House by Unsangdong Architects creates a new type of energy-producing sustainable housing.
A combination of natural properties and technology, this green home incorporates all elements, such as the structural system, materials, spatial composition, landscape and lifestyle into it's passive design and optimized intelligent energy system. The result of a collaboration between UNSANGDONG Architects and Kolon Institute of Technology, the building has acquired Passive House Certificate from the Passivhaus Institut in Germany.

Read the complete article for details on Passivehaus requirements, as well as the green strategies and systems incorporated into the dynamic exterior and minimalist interior of the E+ Green Home...


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Historic modern house renovated to Passivhaus standard

Historic modern house renovated to Passivhaus standard | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

A mantra here is that "the greenest building is the one already standing." There have been far too many posts about the loss of yet another Paul Rudolph houseor the razing of yet another brutalist classic. Often it is claimed that modern buildings are energy sinkholes and are impossible to modernize.

Then there is the Williams-Levant house, built by architect and former Frank Lloyd Wright employee Barry Byrne in 1934 for the pianist/ comedian Oscar Levant in Westport, Connecticut. It not only has been saved and modernized, but it actually has been renovated to Passivhaus standards, no easy feat, by Doug Mcdonald of Mudagreen.com, with Ken Levenson and Gregory Duncan as Passive House consultant...

 

The original Passivhaus standard was designed for new construction, with siting and sun angles being an important consideration. You can't do much about that in a renovation, so a special standard, EnerPHit, was developed by the German Passivhaus Institute. It calls for a reduction in thermal bridges, improved air tightness, high quality windows and a LOT of insulation, resulting in energy savings of between 75 and 90%...

 

Read the complete article for more on the strategies employed in the modernization of this historic structure.


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John Lasschuit ®™'s comment, March 8, 2013 2:22 PM
Great!