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NY Passive House (NYPH) Meetup: New York City Message Board › Passive House Standard

Passive House Standard

Antonios B.
user 11970062
Brooklyn, NY
Post #: 1
Hi all,

What are the actual standards that need to be passed for a house to achieve the passive house standard? I have a vague understanding but a breakdown of it would be very helpful.

Antonios B.
user 11970062
Brooklyn, NY
Post #: 2
Anyone? Hello?
A former member
Post #: 1
For projects in latitude 40-60°, following rules apply:

-max energy consumption for heating/cooling must not exceed 15 kWh/m² (approx. 1.40kWh/sqf)
-airtightness n50 < 0.6 h-1
-inside temperature must not exceed 25°C (77°F) more than 5% of the time
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