I a n  B l a c k

P a s s i v e  H a u s


Ian Black recently gained Accreditation with the Passive Haus Institute (PHI) in Germany  as a Certified Passive House Designer (2011.) All designs are tested using approved PHPP software.



W h a t  i s  a  P a s s i v e  H a u s?


"A passive house is a building in which a comfortable interior climate can be maintained without active heating and cooling systems" (Adamson 1987 and Feist 1988.) The house heats and cools itself, hence ‘’passive’’.


A Passive Haus by it's nature is highly insulated and energy efficient and offers many benefits including: -


  • Very low energy bills
  • Reduced C02 emissions
  • Lower Carbon Tax bills
  • Improved air quality
  • Increased internal  light quality
  • Prolonged building Life – Quality construction
  • Comfortable internal environment
  • Health benefits from improved air quality (No condensation or dust mites)
  • Added future value


Contact us today to discuss or talk about any aspect of the Passive House benefits and features.