Component Database


Opaque building envelope

Transparent building envelope

Windows

Windows facing the sun gain more solar energy than they loose by heat transmission.

Windows in the component database

Roof windows

Roof windows in the component database

Skylights

Skylights in the component database

Curtain wall systems

Curtain wall systems in the component database

Glass roofs

Glass roofs in the component database

Openable glass roof elements

Openable glass roof elements in the component database

Shutters

Passive house shutters avoid heat dissipation that occurs in conventional shutters.

Shutters in the component database

Entry doors

Entry doors in the component database

Sliding doors

Sliding doors in the component database

Glazing

Triple or even quadruple glazing insulate much better than double glazing window panes. Different types of glass let more or less solar radiation in.

Glazing in the component database

Spacers

Good spacers between the glass panes avoid thermal bridges causing heat losses.

Spacers in the component database

Building services

Compact heat pump units

Compact heat pump units provide hot water and heating in combination with a ventilation system that ensures that fresh air gets into the house while keeping the heat inside with the help of a heat exchanger.

Compact heat pump units in the component database

Ventilation systems
(capacity < 600 m3/h)

The ventilation system ensures that fresh air gets into the house while keeping the heat inside with the help of a heat exchanger.

Ventilation systems
(capacity < 600 m3/h) in the component database

Ventilation systems
(capacity > 600 m3/h)

The ventilation system ensures that fresh air gets into the house while keeping the heat inside with the help of a heat exchanger.

Ventilation systems
(capacity > 600 m3/h) in the component database

Drain water heat recovery

A drain water heat recovery can reduce the amount of heating energy for showering by about 30 %.

Drain water heat recovery in the component database
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Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for transparent components

Certification criteria for balconies

Certification criteria for opaque systems

Certification criteria for opaque systems

Certification criteria for compact units

Certification criteria for drain water heat recovery

Certification criteria for ventilation systems

Certification criteria for façade anchors

Certification criteria for opaque systems