As a certified Passivhaus designer, I’ve had some interesting discussions with both friends and colleagues about their perceptions of what they think a Passivhaus building actually means.

It’s time to shed some light on a few of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the Passivhaus concept. Passivhaus is just for houses In this case, the clue is certainly not in the name. Originating from Germany, the term ‘haus’ does not simply translate as ‘house’ but is actually equivalent…