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Please note that all publications listed, unless marked with (EN), are available in German only; the titles of these publications have been translated here for your information only.

The International Passive House Association (iPHA) is working to translate the most important findings into English and make them available through Passipedia, the online Passive House resource.

 

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PHI-1997/1 Primary Energy and CO2 Balance in Passive Houses with Different Building Services Systems
PHI-1997/1 Primary Energy and CO2 Balance in Passive Houses with Different Building Services Systems
PHI-1997/2 The Influence of the Thermal Mass of Exterior Walls on the Annual Heat Demand in Passive Houses
PHI-1997/3 Efficient Domestic Hot Water Production for Passive Houses
PHI-1997/4 The Passive House in Darmstadt Kranichstein -Planning, Construction, Results (DE)
PHI-1997/4(E) The Passive House in Darmstadt Kranichstein -Planning, Construction, Results (EN)
PHI-1997/6 Solar Water Heating in Passive Houses
PHI-1998/2 Heating Systems in Low Energy Buildings: A Comparison
PHI-1998/3 Economic Feasibility Study of Selected Energy Savings Measures in Old Buildings -NO LONGER AVAILABLE
PHI-1998/4 Innovative Building Services Systems for Passive Houses
PHI-1998/8 Oil Heating in Low Energy Buildings - Supplement to "Heating Systems in Low Energy Buildings: A Comparison"
PHI-1998/9 Airtightness Analysis in a Low Energy and Passive House Community in Wiesbaden, Germany
PHI-1998/10 Passive House Summer Climate Study
PHI-1998/11 Drying Laundry with Low Energy Consumption
PHI-1998/12 Terraced Passive Houses: Can they be Heated with Supply Air?
PHI-1999/2 Design Heating Load in Low Energy and Passive House Buildings
PHI-1999/4 Airtightness Analysis in a Passive House Community in Hanover-Kronsberg, Germany
PHI-1999/5 Thermal Bridge Free Construction
PHI-1999/6 Airtight Design: A Planning Aid for Passive Houses
PHI-1999/7 Ventilation Ducting in Passive Houses: Design Guidelines and Experiences
PHI-1999/9 Suitable Windows for Passive Houses
PHI-1999/11 Heat Demand and Comfort in a Passive House Retirement Home
PHI-2000/3 Drying  Laundry inside a Drying Cabinet
PHI-2000/4 Is Thermal Storage more Important than Thermal Insulation?
PHI-2001/2 CEPHEUS: Measurements and Evaluation of  Passive House Apartment Buildings in the Marbachshöhe Neighborhood of Kassel, Germany
PHI-2001/3 CEPHEUS: Project Documentation, Quality Assurance, and Cost-effectiveness Analysis - Passive House Apartment Buildings in the Marbachshöhe Neighborhood of Kassel, Germany
PHI-2001/4 CEPHEUS: Thermographic and Heat Transfer Analysis in Passivhaus Apartment Buildings in the Marbachshöhe Neighborhood of Kassel, Germany
PHI-2001/9 CEPHEUS: Scientific Research, Monitoring and Evaluation - Final Report
PHI-2001/10 CEPHEUS: Opinion on the Draft Standard DIN V 4108 Part 6:2001 from the Perspective of the Passive House Development
PHI-2001/11 CEPHEUS: Summer Indoor Comfort in Multi-storey Passive House Apartment Buildings in the Marbachshöhe Neighborhood of Kassel, Germany
PHPP 7 (2012) PHPP 2007 (E): Passive House Planning Package (EN)
PHPP 7 (2012)-Update PHPP 2007 Update (English) For Registered Users (EN)
PHPP 7/1 (E) PHPP 2007 (EN): Passive House Planning Package (EN)
PHPP 7/1 (E)-Update PHPP 2007 Update (English) For Registered Users (EN)
EnerPHit-Planerhandbuch  EnerPHit Planning Handbook: Refurbishing Existing Buildings with Passive House Components


Research Group Volumes

Research Group Volume 4:
1997
Passive House ventilation - NO LONGER AVAILABLE  
Research Group Volume 5:
1997
Energy balances and thermal characteristics  
Research Group Volume 6:
1997
Passive House building services  
Research Group Volume 7:
1997
Saving electricity in Passive Houses  
Research Group Volume 8:
1997
Materials, ecology and indoor air quality  
Research Group Volume 9:
1997
User behaviour  
Research Group Volume 10:
1997
Measurement techniques and results  
Research Group Volume 11:
1997
Cost-effective Passive Houses  
Research Group Volume 12:
1998
Passive House - a future-proof building standard?  
Research Group Volume 13:
1998
Energy balances with the Passive House Planning Package  
Research Group Volume 14:
1998
Passive House windows  
Research Group Volume 15:
1999
Passive House - summer case  
Research Group Volume 16:
1999
Thermal bridge free design  
Research Group Volume 17:
1999
Planning ventilation units for Passive Houses  
Research Group Volume 18:
1999
On-site quality assurance for Passive Houses  
Research Group Volume 19:
2000
Urban planning tools for the implementation of Passive Houses  
Research Group Volume 20:
2000
Passive House building services  
Research Group Volume 21:
2002
Sample designs: residential buildings  
Research Group Volume 22:
2003
Summer ventilation strategies  
Research Group Volume 23:
2003
Ventilation strategy and indoor air pollutant concentration and distribution  
Research Group Volume 24:
2003
Refurbishment with Passive House components Excerpts available on Passipedia
Research Group Volume 25:
2004
Temperature differenciation in appartments  
Research Group Volume 26:
2004
New Passive House building services systems with heat pumps  

Research Group Volume 27:
2004

Heat losses through the ground  
Research Group Volume 28:
2004
Heat transfer and distribution losses in Passive Houses  
Research Group Volume 29:
2005
Highly insulated roof construction  
Research Group Volume 30:
2004
Ventilation in refurbishments  
Research Group Volume 31:
2005
Energy efficient cooling  
Research Group Volume 32:
2005
Factor 4 reduction for sensitive retrofits: Passive House components + interior insulation  
Research Group Volume
Passive House Schools:
2006
Passive House schools Excerpts available on Passipedia
Research Group Volume 34:
2007
Sound protection for heat pumps and compact heat pump units in Passive Houses Excerpts available on Passipedia
Research Group Volume 35:
2007
Thermal bridges and supporting frames – The limits of thermal bridge free design  
Research Group Volume 36:
2007
Bio fuel heating in Passive Houses Excerpts available on Passipedia
Research Group Volume 37:
2008
Optimisation strategies for window constructions and solar aperture  
Research Group Volume 38:
2009
Heating systems in Passive Houses - Statistical analysis and comparison Excerpts available on Passipedia
Research Group Volume 39:
2009
Step-by-step refurbishment with Passive House components Excerpts available on Passipedia
Research Group Volume 40:
2012
Passive House retail establishments  


Other Literature

Gestaltungsgrundlagen PH  Passive House Design Principles , Dr. Wolfgang Feist
Energieeinsparung bei Alt-
und Neubauten -Jahr 2000 
Energy savings in existing and new buildings; Ebel / Eicke-Henning / Feist / Groscurth

 

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