In every project we follow the requirements of the Passive House Standard. Passive house requires strict following of the following aspects:
We design our buildings using different types of construction and materials providing the following reports:
Lately we tend to use metal for wall and roof structural elements. The material we use is LGS (Light gauge steel) /CFS (Cold formed Steel). We prefer this type of structure, because we have found the functional qualities of the LGS/CFS structure to be better in erecting small buildings up to 3 floors. The wall and roof panels are produced off-site reducing the construction time, they are very light, produced very accurately which is a great benefit to the different construction teams, and also there is a great reduction of waste.
We also present the following reports, as an addition, when we use CFS structure:
With an additional software we can provide the contractor a direct connection with our project team in order to discuss specifics regarding the construction of the building, additional plans or details that can easily be transferred to the phone or tablet of the onsite project manager.
If needed and if we are allowed based on local building codes, we can provide additional plans regarding the building such as:
Water Supply and Plumbing:
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