Passive House is a leading low energy building standard. An important tool for designing Passive House buildings is the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). This book is an essential guide to the PHPP, and sets out clear and easy-to-follow steps for inputting and understanding a building in PHPP. Fully-revised and updated, this new edition provides essential updates on the latest version of the Planning Package - an essential read for any architects, designers and students wanting utilise the PHPP as a design tool. A short, pragmatic guide ideal for the time-poor A very visual, easy-to-use guide, allowing you to quickly get to grips with PHPP Designed for both practitioners and students - you don't need prior experience of low-energy or Passive House design.
Sarah Lewis is a Certified European Passivhaus Designer and previous Director at Bere Architects. She has lectured on Passivhaus and the PHPP and been a guest critic at a number of architecture schools. She has spoken at Conferences including the International Passivhaus Conference in Innsbruck, 2011.
Foreword. How to use this book. Introduction. What is PHPP? Key Principles of a Passive House Project. Getting Started with PHPP. PHPP Heating Demand Basics. PHPP Cooling Basics. PHPP Primary Energy Basics. PHPP Heat Demand Details. Glossary. Index.