El consorcio Passivhaus, IOT y Tecnalia estarán presentes en la 20a edición de la Feria Construmat que se celebrará en Barcelona entre el 23 y el 26 de mayo, y edificarán un ejemplo real de edificio de consumo casi nulo ( vivienda pasiva ) que podrá ser visitado, observado y sentido por los visitantes. El estándar Passvihaus o vivienda pasiva, es un modo de construir que nace en Alemania en 199...

Habitualmente, cuando hablamos sobre la calidad del aire interior y las ventajas de vivir en una vivienda construida bajo el standard Passivhaus, hacemos referencia al gran confort térmico. ¿Pero sabemos que es el confort térmico? Entendemos por confort térmico cuando las personas que lo habitan no experimentan sensación de calor ni frio, o, dicho de otro modo, cuando las condiciones de humedad...

The SATE is a Thermal Insulation System for the Exterior that is used in new construction as well as in rehabilitation of buildings. It consists of a prefabricated thermal insulation panel, which can be expanded polystyrene (EPS), extruded polystyrene (XPS), rock wool or graphite expanded polystyrene, a fiberglass mesh bonded with adhesive cement mortar that acts as an armor and a layer of impe...

Today we have visited the work of the single-family dwelling of high energy efficiency that we are building in the urbanization of the Levantina in Sitges. The project responds to two key points: adaptation to the terrain and energy efficiency. Responding to the characteristics of the terrain, whose inclined topography can reach up to 60% of slope, the project is developed in five different ...

A passivhaus or almost a zero consumption house is a home where energy consumption is reduced to a minimum while maintaining high comfort conditions. A passivhaus offers a comfortable ambient temperature throughout the year, practically without the need to apply conventional heating or cooling. Its construction typology is based on large insulation, windows of high performance, renovation of in...