On this forum we discuss everything about Passive Houses. How is it to live in a Passive House, what are the costs of building one, does it worth retrofitting a traditional home into a passive house and many more. If you have a question about Passive Houses, feel free to ask it. If you are an expert in the topic, we will be grateful for your helpful answers.

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Jul 17, 2020

Is it possible to build your own home as a DIY project, following the Passive House Standards?

I was wondering if it is possible to build my own Passive House as a DIY project. I'm not an expert in building any type of houses, but I'm a huge DIY enthusiast. Do you know about anyone who managed to build their own home following the Passive House Standard? Any blogs or YouTube channels which could help in the learning process would be useful as well.

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Jul 17, 2020

How many passive houses are there in the UK?

Is there any official information about the number of certified passive houses from the United Kingdom?

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Jul 17, 2020

How much does a Passive House cost per square foot or square meter (m2)?

There was this idea circulating in the last years that super energy-efficient homes are very expensive to build compared to typical code-level energy homes. Is this still valid? Is is possible to build a Passive House nowadays on a reasonable budget?

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Jul 16, 2020

Are Passive Houses more expensive to build than traditional homes?

Is building a Passive House more expensive than building a regular house? How are the construction costs compared to those of a regular home?

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