Indoor health & productivity and Passive House

Indoor Health and Productivity

  We spend 90% of our lives indoors Yes, people spend 90% of their lives indoors, which means their health and productivity depend largely on the conditions provided in that closed space. Naturally, the healthier the environment, the more productive people become, because they can focus all their energy on their tasks. The most important …

Energy savings in Cyprus Passive House reach beyond 90%

Cyprus Passive House Energy Savings

  What is the energy efficiency of the Cyprus Passive House? The energy savings in the Cyprus Passive House (Passivhaus) reach 75% compared to low energy houses. Low energy houses are considered buildings that have Energy Performance Certificate indicating energy index “A”.   How efficient are the buildings in Cyprus The energy efficiency requirement for the buildings in …

Thanks to a ventilation system the air is always fresh and there is no dust coming in the Passive House (Passivhaus) from outside.

Passive House Has No Dust

In Cyprus the sand dust in the atmosphere is a frequent phenomenon. It enters the buildings through the open windows and doors and settles on all surfaces inside, creating an atmosphere of low hygiene. If the humidity of the air is high the sand dust can condensate and get stuck to the surface it sits …

There are no moisture or mold problems in the Passive House (Passivhaus)

No Mould In A Passive House

In Cyprus the humidity of the air is often high. This contributes to the formation of mould inside the houses. High humidity combined with poor ventilation and the lack of proper thermal insulation creates perfect moist environment for growth of mould and bacteria. Thermal insulation of the buildings in Cyprus has never been a requirement …