With Solar PV quickly becoming an integral component in meeting your Part L requirements, Passive House Systems have focused on supplying you with the most cost effective and efficient way to reduce your electricity costs and energy consumption. The new READ MORE
Passive House Systems are pleased to introduce our new PHS Spray Primer with super adhesive properties and extremely easy processing. This primer is to add to our highly extensive range of airtightness products. Use of a primer is vital to READ MORE
Below gallery showing our installation of HRV components in Co. Cork.
Clean Energy Ireland started building a new site, using NSAI certified Solar PV Panels, provided by Passive House Systems.
Phonotherm 200, manufactured by BOSIG in Germany, is perfectly suited for tough jobs and extreme construction work. Its simple design completes the ouststanding features. Phonotherm 200 can be used in the following applications: Damp and wet applications, Bathroom, Kitchen, Gates READ MORE
Moisture complications can be overcome by airtightness, they have been the death of numerous structures, prominent to expensive destruction and painful inside situations. In further delicate situations like clinics and universities, the health influences can even be unsafe. What Causes Moisture READ MORE
Whenever building a structure, airtightness should always be considered as the key thing. The phenomenon of heat loss or transfer of heat occurs in three ways: convection, conduction and radiation. Inside a home those three influences can affect each other READ MORE
Are you looking for airtightness products installation at your home? If yes, you are in the right place. Constructing a building with proper airtightness is a simple straightforward procedure. However, to ensure the best execution of airtightness, you need to take READ MORE
Did you know that by an airtight retrofit home, you can not only identify but also correct the traditional envelope problems of buildings? Unfortunately, conventional products are unable to provide an effective solution to the majority of building’s envelope problems, which READ MORE
Timber frame construction allows for achievement of excellent levels of air permeability. However, extra attention has to be given to the design of the airtightness in timber frame, to be effective. Unlike masonry or concrete construction, where inherently airtight materials are used, timber frame construction READ MORE
Airtightness testing is a vital step if planning to achieve an effective air permeability. Airtightness testing is required under technical guidance document part: L and the test must be carried out by a certified tester to Test Standard IS EN:13829:2000 READ MORE
Using Window Insulation Tapes and achieving a continuous and efficient airtight layer is only half the battle. Thermal bypass (commonly known as wind-washing) can have a detrimental effect on a buildings heating efficiency. Penetration of air into and around the insulating READ MORE
You can create an efficient airtight design, using airtightness tapes. Many building materials are airtight such as: concrete, good quality OSB, plaster and vapour control layers. The airtightness tapes and materials have to stay connected together to make a continuous layer. You READ MORE
Whole Team of Passive House Systems would like to Thank you for the last year and wish you peaceful, family Christmas. May the 2018 give you the opportunity to realize your dreams, rediscover your strengths and rejoice the pleasure that life would bring your way. In lieu of Christmas Cards READ MORE
Passive House Systems (registered as Training Providers with Engineers Ireland) are delighted to announce that our Airtightness Training Course now offers structured CIRI CPD. Our Airtightness Training Course benefits designers, builders and construction students. It covers the following: – The importance READ MORE
Air tightness is defined as preventing the flow of unplanned air entering a building through gaps and cracks in the building fabric which leads to an energy efficient, affordable, eco-friendly construction. An air-tight membrane is installed on the inside of READ MORE
The British Board of Agreament has awarded Blowerproof Paint with the Blowerproof Certificate. Blowerproof Liquid – a VOC free, water based, flexible, fibre reinforced, polymer providing a unique and sustainable solution for an airtight building connections in both new build READ MORE
Leading airtightness manufacturer Gerband has received 50-year durability certification. Gerband won it from the University of Kassel in Germany for three of its premier airtightness products. The certification got an award for Gerband Sd2 vapour control and airtight membrane, Gerband READ MORE
Thanks to all who visited our stand at the very successful Off-Site show in London recently. We announced the LABC certification at the show and launched 3 new products.
We are delighted to announce that the Gerband Airtightness system has achieved LABC Cert. LABC Registered Details is a certification system proving compliance with building regulations and standards across England, Wales and Scotland. Using our LABC certified system makes the READ MORE