Passivhaus consultancy and M&E engineering design for a single-family home, certified Passivhaus Classic
Passivhaus and M & E engineering
Passivhaus consultancy and M&E engineering design for a single-family home, certified Passivhaus Classic, built with renewable bio-based materials, including a cross laminated timber structure (used as the airtight layer), wood fibre insulation, and timber window frames.
Passivhaus consultancy included PHPP energy simulation and performance optimisation, thermal envelope design, passive strategies to combat summer overheating and thermal bridge calculations.
HVAC design included heating and DHW production with an air-source heat pump and underfloor heating system, with ducted mechanical ventilation with heat recovery. All services were integrated and controlled with Loxone home automation system. Energy certification and compliance verification with the Spanish Building Regulations CTE HE0 & HE1 was carried out, achieving a class “A” certification.
Location: Puigcerdà, Girona, Spain
Passivhaus consultancy, M & E engineering, energy certification