Passive House Explained in 90 Seconds

Ever wondered if your heating or air conditioning in your house is really necessary? Passive House (Passivhaus) is a design approach to buildings that reduces the energy required drastically. This video explains briefly in 90 seconds how it’s done.

About me: I’m a Certified Passive House Fan (officially: Certified Passive House Consultant) In 2013 I founded Pinwheel. Head on over to and to see what I do.

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