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Debunking the myth that Passivhaus is costly to achieve

Debunking the myth that Passivhaus is costly to achieve

There is an assumption that building to Passivhaus standards leads to an uplift in capital costs.
It is hard to talk about net-zero carbon buildings without considering Passivhaus, and it is difficult to discuss Passivhaus without there being a sharp intake of breath and fears of cost increases. In this course, we work out whether Passivhaus really does cost more money.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand how to achieve Passivhaus standards within budget
  2. Explain in more detail what the Passivhaus building standard and certification system is