PASSIVE HOUSE 101
Passive House is the world's leading standard in energy efficient building construction. The Passive House Standard stands for quality, comfort and energy efficiency. By focusing on the following five principles a building's annual heating and cooling needs could be drastically reduced to levels around 10 percent of a typically constructed building.
Continuous insulation layer
Air tight construction (draft free)
High performance windows and doors
Thermal bridge free detailing
Optimal indoor air quality and heat recovery
Passive House Institute
Sarah Lewis, 2014 ( PHPP Illustrated )
Layne Arthur Architecture Ltd.
Specializing in High Performance Building Design
Utilizing the Passive House Standard we are focused on creating
comfortable, sustainable and affordable environments
The firm provides Architecture services in Saskatchewan that are focused on Ecological and Sustainable design principles.
The Passive House or PassivHaus approach has been adopted as the most reliable standard in achieving energy efficiency in new buildings and existing building retrofits. We incorporate all or many of these low carbon design principles into residential dwellings, commercial, educational, and institutional buildings.
The firm offers the following services:
Design and Construction Consultation
Passive House Planning Package Design
Thermal Bridge Assessment