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Passivhaus: Sacrificing Natural Materials for Energy Efficiency?

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Passivhaus: Sacrificing Natural Materials for Energy Efficiency?
This presentation was given at a Passivhaus Excellence breakfast seminar in Leeds for Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber.

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Passivhaus: Sacrificing Natural Materials for Energy Efficiency?

  1. 1. PASSIVHAUS! Sacrificing Natural Materials for Energy Efficiency? CE Yorkshire & Humber, Passivhaus Excellence Breakfast, 25 June 2014
  2. 2. Be Social @ElrondBurrell @ArchitypeUK @CExcellenceYH #Passivhaus #NaturalMaterials #CExcellence14
  3. 3. Elrond Burrell Associate, Architype Ltd elrond.burrell@architype.co.uk
  4. 4. We design Life Enhancing! Genuinely Sustainable Architecture
  5. 5. Climate Change Image: www.scotland.gov.uk
  6. 6. Reducing CO2 Emissions Energy Efficiency + Renewable Energy
  7. 7. EU EPB Directive 2010 Maintain the global temp rise below 2°C Buildings account for 40% consumption “near zero energy” buildings required – all public buildings by 2018 – all buildings by 2020
  8. 8. What is Passivhaus? “…the world’s leading standard in energy efficient design” Rigorous performance standard Optimal comfort (ISO 7730) Minimal energy Quality assurance
  9. 9. Achieving Passivhaus? Meet performance benchmarks Model the design in PHPP Undergo rigorous certification process
  10. 10. Love Passivhaus! Reduce energy by design, no offsetting Rigorous integrated design approach Evidence + Physics based Drives simplicity Clients + Users love it!
  11. 11. Natural Materials? Healthy Bio-renewable Low embodied energy + carbon
  12. 12. Embodied Carbon
  13. 13. PH + Natural Materials? Image: www.passivehouse.ca
  14. 14. Structure + Shell
  15. 15. Image: blog.abemiddleton.com
  16. 16. External Finishes
  17. 17. Internal Finishes + Fittings
  18. 18. www.architype.co.uk

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