what we do?

We can support you on your Passive House journey

By understanding your needs we will establish a plan to ensure your Passive house project delivers the outcomes you are looking for. We understand whats needed and can support your team or find one for you.

Passive House awareness

Learn about the how, the what and the why of Passive House
  1. Introduction to Passive House
  2. What does thermal comfort actually mean?
  3. What it delivers
  4. How much do I save?
  5. How much does it cost?
  6. Why do it?
  7. How it works
  8. Where to start
  9. What does certification mean and why do it?

What does a Passive House feel like?

Get into a Passive House and experience real thermal comfort
 
The theory all sounds great and the numbers do sound a bit daunting.  So we encourage you to get inside a Passive House so that you can feel why we are all so crazy about Passive House.
That cosy feeling that clean fresh air, no drafts and comfortable temperature brings will come to life when you step inside a Passive House.
Check out our Passive home and you won't want anything else!

Passive House Design and Planning

We can help you plan and design your Passive home by helping with....
  1. How do I discuss Passive House with my designer or architect?​
  2. When do I need to make the key decisions?
  3. How do I integrate Passive House into my design?
  4. Why do I need local weather data and soil tests?
  5. How do I maximise my local sun and shade?
  6. How do I best orientate my home on my block?
  7. What do I have to tell my council/surveyor?
  8. What do I build my walls with?
  9. Do I need to build on a slab or can I have timber floor?

Product selection support

Do I need certified Passive House Products? Which ones?
As an independent consulting proactive we can advise you on what to look for, how and when to engage with suppliers and what you should and should not pay for products or services specifically for your adoption of Passive House. These can include;
  1. Windows and doors
  2. Membranes and tapes
  3. Balanced Heat Recovery and Ventilation systems
  4. Heating and cooling requirements
  5. Proper airtight doggy or cat doors

Construction Advisory

We can help you navigate the choice of trades or work with your builder
  1. How do I start my project?
  2. Do I need certified tradesmen?
  3. What skills do they need?
  4. How do I make sure it all works?
  5. When do I need to do airtightness testing?
  6. What do I need to look out for?

Certification - Do I need to bother?

We can help you understand whats involved and explain why do it
  1. Why should I certify my home?
  2. How do I get it certified?
  3. How long does it take?
  4. What do I get?
  5. How much does it cost?
  6. Who does it?
Contact us today to learn more
e: john@passivehouse.services
p: +61 422 001 924
Passive House Services is based in Melbourne, Victoria.
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