Illustrations of recent 5cSBD Passivhaus Projects

Experience from my Passivhaus designs ilustrated below has shown that the comfort, health and low energy benefits can be achieved cost effectively in a variety of Australian climate zones. They generally use about a tenth of the heating energy of standard cnstruction which allows them to be energy positive (Passive House Plus) with a small pv array. I now cannot justify providing anything less than Passive House designs.

For a 90 second video explaining Passivhaus click here to go to the APHA website. For more technical details go to the "Experience from PH Projects" and the other tabs on this website.

 

Completed 2017: Standard timber frame with rendered insulation cladding, SIPs roofing to provide economical shade cantilevers, insulation between slab & screed. Double glazed Upvc windows. The first building Certified as Passive House Plus outside Europe.

Completion due 2020: PanelLite system prefabricated to fit complex curved form. Floor insulation between slab and oak finish. Double glazed Aluclad timber windows.

  

Completed 2017: Totally solar, off-grid, no generator. Virtually zero heating demand. Walls: Green Energy Brick self finished insulation blocks. SIPs roofing. Floor insulation between slab and tiled flooring. Double glazed Aluclad windows. The second building Certified as Passive House Plus outside Europe.

   

Completed 2015: Insulated rammed earth and concrete form walls, SIPs roofing, insulation below slab, timber windows.

 

Completed 2019: Standard timber frame with insulation under cladding. SIPs roofing to provide economical shade cantilevers. Insulation below slab. Double glazed Aluclad timber windows.

Completed 2019: School building. Standard timber frame with insulation behind cladding, SIPs roofing, insulation under slab, double glazed Upvc windows.

                                          

Completed 2019: Standard timber frame with insulation behind cladding, standard truss & colorbond roof, standard suspended timber floor with insulation between joists.

   

Completion due 2020: EnerPhit renovation & extension. Standard timber frame wall, roofs & floor. Triple glazed Aluclad oak heritage windows.

Completion due 2019: Consultancy in conjunction with comitted clients and builder to upgrade Passive Solar design by Environ to Passivhaus while also reducing the cost.

       

Completed 2019: School building. Standard timber frame with insulation behind cladding, SIPs roofing, insulation under slab, double glazed Upvc windows.

Completion due 2020: Cross laminated timber construction, double glazed AluClad timber windows.

  

Completion due 2020: Standard timber frame wall, roof & floor with glasswool insulation. AluClad timber windows.

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