Passivhaus architecture is the best way to achieve nZEB Nearly Zero Energy Buildings mandatory for 2020 according to Directive 2010/31/UE.
PASSIVE HOUSE is COMFORT.
It's COMFORT NATURALLY obtained through SOLAR GAINS for INDOOR CLIMATE CONTROL and CLEAN OUTDOOR AIR for INDOOR AIR QUALITY ( IAQ ) within the living space, guaranteeing HEALTHY LIVING SPACES for its occupants.
It's THERMAL, ACOUSTIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMFORT.
PASSIVE HOUSE is HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
It's a recognized and independent international standard that'a a guarantee of achieving a NEARLY ZERO ENERGY BUILDING ( NZEB ) according to the European Union regulation 2010/31/UE.
It is SUSTAINABLE because it reduces to the minimum the ENERGY CONSUMPTION and the CO2 EMSIONS throughout the useful life of the building, the longest phase and with the greatest impact of its life cycle.
PASSIVE HOUSE is AFFORDABILITY & ADDED VALUE.
It's an INVESTMENT with ADDED VALUE & ECONOMIC SAVINGS from the first day of the building's life.
The return on investment occurs in the first 5-7 years of the building's life due to ENERGY SAVINGS, with no need to refurbish or update the building in its 50 years of useful life for the HIGH-QUALITY of the construction.