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Research Report - Passivhaus and embodied carbon

Category: Guidance

Passivhaus buildings are optimised for net zero, providing the best route to minimise whole life carbon. Outstanding levels of building performance minimise operational carbon, while the Passivhaus design methodology encourages optimisation of embodied carbon through efficient use of materials and radically reducing the heat and cooling plant.



Passivhaus and embodied carbon                 

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Published: May 2022


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