The Certifier and an Australian Passive House Pioneer

In this podcast by Undercover Architect, Clare Parry answers some questions about the relevance of the Passive House standard in Australia. With a lifelong interest in best practice building design, involving a holistic approach to achieve sustainable measures and...

Time to get serious about Passivhaus at scale in Australia

In speaking with a developer recently he grilled me about cost impact of Passivhaus design. I put on my best show, talking about lower HVAC costs and spatials, lower operational and maintenance costs. Yes, maybe if we tried really hard we could demonstrate best...

Passivhaus: The Value Proposition

I’m not sure I could find anybody, should I try, who would openly and readily agree that the type of home they want to live in would include stuffy rooms, condensation on the windows, cold floors, draughty doors and dust galore. Why would you? But that’s what most of...