Here begins a long discussion on the various aspects to consider when choosing to make or let me build a wooden house. 1) it is said that the wooden houses are less durable than traditional masonry. I have to refute … Continue reading What to consider when choosing a wooden house?
1) First question: which way forward for the design of a passive house? To design the passive house standard in energy efficiency must be strongly and simultaneously work on two tracks: on one hand we need to drastically reduce losses, while the other must be increased in a controlled manner free from outside the solar gains. I purposely specified “in a controlled manner”, as typically the contributions of heat from sunlight coming from the glass surfaces. Now: the windows in a passive house is the real element that dissipates heat. We think that in a glass house very efficiently disperse … Continue reading Passive House: 10 questions to John Sasso