Beautiful, Sustainable Building Design

Passivhaus: What’s it worth?

Posted by admin on 17/03/2019 at 7:36 am

This is the tale of the journey of a single family home as it morphs from passive solar to passivhaus. The benefits of passive house are well-known but the costs remain a mystery to many.

The project has been priced seven ways by four contractors. What are the cost implications of passivhaus? Is it all about the windows? What is the premium for air tightness? How do builders price risk? How much does a passivhaus cost in Sydney in 2019?

Click here for the report

Contact Us

Sustainable House Design

We will help you create a family home that works well, feels good, is kind to the environment, culturally appropriate and reduces your energy and running costs.

Read More

Sustainable Commercial Buildings

We design your building to help reduce your operating costs, optimize the life cycle of your building, increase your property value and increase employee productivity.

Read More

Working with Envirotecture

We design beautiful, sustainable buildings that work for you, your family or your business. Full range of building design, consulting and training services.

Read More
GOT A MINUTE? Talk to us about your next project