Services for Building Professionals
Passive House Consulting
Do you have a project in development and are considering making it a
cutting edge, energy efficient house or building?
We offer consulting services from one-time energy efficiency and design
advice through to start-to-finish whole project consulting.
Thermal Analysis of Building Elements
There are many programs which will assist you in
understanding the thermal properties of a wall construction
or a roof construction. These are mostly spreadsheets where
you tally up the R-values of the materials.
But what if your construction is more complex than a
simplistic one dimensional sum of the components?
How are you modelling your roof-to-wall junctions and other
changes in geometry and/or materials?
As we design houses that are more and more energy efficient
every leakage of warmth through the construction becomes
A thermal bridge calculation can help you understand the
heat flow and there are some very simple design fixes that
don't cost any more than the conventional building systems.
Contact us to discuss how Thermal Analysis of your design
can help you achieve your energy efficiency goals on your
Chris West is a Certified Passive
House Consultant through the
Passive House Institue US and
the Passive House International
Eco Houses of Vermont, LLC
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Chris West is a Certified Passive House Consultant
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