Passive Build Home Build Part Three

Watch Us Build a Passive House in New Zealand – Episode 3

Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.

Treated Floor Area : 146.9m2
Heating Demand kWh (m2a) : 23.9
Heating Load W/m2 : 12.6
Frequency of overheating (+25 ‘c) % : 1
Airtightness: 0.21 ACH

In this episode we cover our high performance windows, sustainable insulation, and airtightness. We talk about the considerations for installing airtight windows to the Passive House standard. We dive deeper into insulation and in particular what we love about wool insulation. Episode 3 finishes with excitement as we complete the Blower Door Test.

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