Beyond passive house

To assess the quality of the home you are about to build or buy, energy isn’t the only thing to consider.

In this article, we cover:

  • Why an energy efficient house isn’t necessarily an eco house
  • How to assess sustainability
  • What Building Environmental Assessment Methods are and how they go further than building regulations
  • The different types and how to use one on your build


Written by Xavier Dubuisson

Xavier Dubuisson, MEng. MSc., is a Sustainable Design Consultant based in Co Cork.
XD Consulting,, mobile: 086 047 6124

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