Part 10: (optional) Passive House in existing buildings – Retrofitting - Carlow, Ireland


Mon 22 Oct 2012 – Tue 23 Oct 2012
Passive House Training Centre, Carlow Gateway, Athy Road, Carlow, Ireland

Measures of modernization of buildings are made only at long intervals, and therefore determine the long term energy requirements of buildings. A large potential for energy savings lies in the refurbishment with passive house components. In this seminar, the potentials and challenges of energy-efficient building modernization are discussed. Passive House in the old or existing building Thermal insulation in old or existing buildings, design & implementation Minimizing thermal bridges Solutions for a very good air-tight building envelope Passive house windows in old buildings Alternative solutions for the retrofitting of ventilation systems Internal & External insulation Examples from practice Exercise: Concept Development for the gradual rehabilitation with passive house components.