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To be a Certified Passive House a building needs to meet the following main criteria:

  • Space Heat Demand max. 15 kWh/m2OR  Heating load max. 10 W/m2
  • Pressurization Test Result at 50 Pa  max. 0.6 ACH (both over-pressure and under-pressure)
  • Total Primary Energy Demand  max. 120 kWh/m2a

All heating and cooling calculations are based on the net usable floor area of the building. If cooling (air conditioning) is required, the annual cooling energy demand must also not exceed 15 kWh/m2.

For more information on the Passive House standard review the resources listed here or get in touch if you require further details.