Projects / Neulengbach Passive House
Residential Housing – Single-family Home – Passive House
The design approaches ecology and energy conservation without falling back on the formal clichés of "Eco-architecture". The building fulfills the clients’ primary requirements for quality of life, open spaces and building culture. The optimal energy performance of the building is a natural characteristic.
This single-family home in Neulengbach was built to passive house standards, which means the heating demand must be less than 15 kWh / m2pa. The building physics calculation gives a heat demand of 10.43 kWh / m2pa.
Therefore, conventional heating with a chimney connection can be eliminated through highly insulated building components and a heat recovery ventilation system.
The heat recovery ventilation system, a small electrical device with integrated solar panels, produces heat through heat exchangers and heat pumps – and hot water is produced through the same system.
Before entering the compact ventilation system , the air flows through an underground geothermal heat exchanger.
The construction consists of wood frame walls – insulated with cellulose fibers – which are mounted on a massive basement. Concrete fiberboard is used as cladding for the main building and a stretched plastic membrane is used for the outbuildings.
|Usable Space||145 m2|
|Project Status||Completed 2007|