As passivhaus uptake has increased in recent years there has been plenty of discussion about whether a project can be designed to ‘passivhaus principles’ (short answer: no) and whether a project is still a passivhaus building if it isn’t certified (short answer: no, again). Setting aside these particular questions, why bother with passivhaus certification?

Here are three good reasons; Quality Assurance, Accountability and Performance that lasts.

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