The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual
To Be Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge – 352 pages
Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world with 30,000 buildings realised to date. Yet, remarkably, until now no book in English has been published which clearly explains how to design and build passivhaus. As a technical reference for architects, engineers and construction professionals The Passivhaus Designer's Manual provides:
Written by two highly experienced specialists in the field, the book is lavishly illustrated with over 200 full color illustrations, and includes a range of case studies - this is your one stop shop for practical and applicable information on passivahus.
1. Passivhaus: Introduction 2. Basics and Principles 3. Passivhaus in Practice 3.1. Building Fabric 3.2. Building Services 4. Concept and Planning 5. Managing the Project; From Contracting to Delivery 6. Resources: Primer Documents, Tools Links, Training Courses, Further Reading