Index

Page numbers in **bold** refer to figures and
tables; page numbers in *italic* refer to photographs

aesthetics,
2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

**air changes
per hour**, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, **9 ^{th}**, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th}, 12

^{th}, 13

^{th}, 14

^{th}

air
filters, 2^{th},
*3 ^{th}*,
4

^{th}

air leakage,
2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

avoiding at
construction stage, 2^{th}, 3^{th}

avoiding at
design stage, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, *4 ^{th}*

**Passivhaus
standard**, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}

*see also* airtightness

air
permeability, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

air quality *see* indoor air quality
(IAQ)

airtightness, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}

construction
details, *2 ^{th}, 3^{th}*

continuity of
airtightness layer, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

electrical and
plumbing penetrations, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, *4 ^{th}*

and indoor air
quality (IAQ), 2^{th}

international
standards, 2^{th}, **3 ^{th}**

junctions,
**2 ^{th}**,
3

^{th}, 4

^{th},

*5*,

^{th}*6*

^{th}materials,
2^{th}, **3 ^{th}**, 4

^{th}

**Passivhaus
standard**, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**, 6

^{th}

retrofits,
2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, *6 ^{th}*,

*7*

^{th}*tapes*, 2^{th}, **3 ^{th}**, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th},

*9*, 11

^{th}, 10^{th}^{th}

tests,
*2 ^{th}*,
3

^{th}, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}

**windows**, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, *4 ^{th}*,

*5*,

^{th}*6*, 8

^{th}, 7^{th}^{th}

zero carbon
standard, **2 ^{th}**, 3

^{th}

American
Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers
(ASHRAE), 2^{th},
3^{th}

**annual
primary energy demand**, 2^{th}, 3^{th}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

apartment
blocks, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

*see also* team approach

Austria,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

bathrooms and
WCs, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

bedrooms,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

external,
2^{nd}, *3 ^{rd}*,

*4*

^{th}integral,
*2 ^{nd}*,
3

^{rd},

*4*

^{th}wood-fuelled, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

breathable
assemblies, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

*see also* vapour-permeable materials

brick,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}, 9

^{th}, 10

^{th}

building
components and materials, 2^{nd}

breathability, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

cyclical
wetting and drying, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

embodied energy *see* embodied energy

hygroscopic *see* hygroscopicity

natural
materials, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

sourcing,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

Building
Regulations, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

Building
Research Establishment (BRE), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

building-fabric-based energy
standards, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**

*Camden
Passivhaus*, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*

capillarity, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

capillary
blocks, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

carbon dioxide
emissions, 2^{nd},
**3 ^{rd}**,
4

^{th}, 5

^{th}

carbon
compliance, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

regulated and
unregulated, 2^{nd}

*see also* zero carbon standard

cavity
walls, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, *6 ^{th}*, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}

cellulose
insulation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

Certification, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}

of building
components, 2^{nd}

Certified
European Passive House (CEPH) course, 2^{nd}

clay
plasters, 2^{nd},
**3 ^{rd}**,
4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}

Code for Sustainable
Homes (CSH), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

cold bridges *see* thermal bridges

comfort ventilation *see* mechanical
ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR)

compact
units, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

concrete,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}, 9

^{th}

condensation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

interstitial
condensation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

conservation
areas, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

construction sector

education and
training, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

employment
structures, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

contractors

construction
contracts, 2^{nd}

managing
airtightness issues, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

selecting,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

trade
sequencing, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

*see also* team working

cooling
load, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

corner-cutting, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

cost-effectiveness, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**

build costs,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

design and
energy modelling, 2^{nd}

economics of a
Passivhaus, 2^{nd}

*Crossway
Passivhaus*, *2 ^{nd}*, 3

^{rd},

*4*

^{th}*Denby Dale
Passivhaus*, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*,

*5*, 6

^{th}^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th},

*9*

^{th}design, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

‘designing on
the hoof’, 2^{nd}

professional
design team, 2^{nd}

*see also* architects; Passivhaus Designers;
Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP)

deviation from
north, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

drainage
plains, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

draughts,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

*see also* air leakage

dry air,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

drying
clothes, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

ducts,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, **8 ^{th}**, 9

^{th}

economics of a
Passivhaus, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

electrical
penetrations, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*

embodied
energy, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

assessing,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}

low-embodied-energy materials,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

energy
assessment procedures, 2^{nd}

energy
balance, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

**energy
costs**, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

energy in use,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

energy modelling *see* Passivhaus Planning
Package (PHPP)

Energy
Performance Certificates (EPCs), *2 ^{nd}*

energy returned
on energy invested (EROEI), *2 ^{nd}*, 3

^{rd}

energy-poor
future, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

EnerPHit
standard, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

entropy recovery ventilation (ERV)

entry and exit from a Passivhaus

equilibrium moisture content (EMC)

ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM)

European
Standard (EN), 2^{nd}

external
insulation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*, 5

^{th},

*6*, 7

^{th}^{th},

**8**, 9

^{th}^{th}, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th}, 12

^{th}, 13

^{th}, 14

^{th}

external
thermal insulation composite systems (ETICS), 2^{nd}

extractor
fans, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

Fabric Energy
Efficiency Standard (FEES), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

fires, open,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

**form
factor**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

fossil
fuels, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}

g-values,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}

Germany,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}

*see also*
doors; windows government policies, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, 13^{th}

ground source
heat exchanger (GSHX), 2^{nd}

*Grove
Cottage*, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*

**gypsum
plaster**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, **4 ^{th}**, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}

health,
**2 ^{nd}**,
3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

**heat
load**, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

heat pump
technology, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

heat recovery ventilation *see* mechanical
ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR)

heated towel
rails, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

heating
options, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

*see also*
space heating hemp, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

Home Builders’
Federation (HBF), 2^{nd}

Home Energy
Rating System (HERS), 2^{nd}

Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)

hot
climates, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

DHW +
Distribution worksheet, 2^{nd}

solar hot
water, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

housing stock,
UK, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

humidity,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

*see also* relative humidity (RH)

hygroscopicity, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

I-beams,
*2 ^{nd}*,
3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

indoor air
quality (IAQ), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

effect of RH
levels on, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

mechanically
ventilated solutions, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

insulation,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

blown-in,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

board-based,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

cavity-wall
insulation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

‘closed-cell’, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

external,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*, 5

^{th},

*6*, 7

^{th}^{th},

**8**, 9

^{th}^{th}, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th}, 12

^{th}, 13

^{th}, 14

^{th}

internal,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*,

**5**

^{th}natural
materials, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

ultra-low-thermal-conductivity

intelligent
breather membranes, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd},

*4*,

^{th}**5**, 6

^{th}^{th}, 7

^{th}

internal heat
gain, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

interstitial
condensation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

Ireland,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

k-values *see* lambda values

kitchens,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

lambda
values, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

land for
release, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

Leadership in
Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

life of a
building, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

lime mortars,
plasters and renders, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}

listed
buildings, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

living in a
Passivhaus, 2^{nd}

local
authorities, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

*see also* planning system

localism
agenda, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

low-energy
standards, alternative, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

material
degradation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

mechanical
ventilation systems, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

mechanical
ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}

and air
quality, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

airflow
rates, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

bypass mode,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

central
unit, *2 ^{nd}*, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}

central unit
size and location, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

certified
models, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

compact
unit, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

condensate
drain, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

control
unit, *2 ^{nd}*, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

design and
installation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

frost-protection strategy, 2^{nd}

heat recovery
element, 2^{nd},
**3 ^{rd}**

intake and
exhaust ducts, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**

noise,
**2 ^{nd}**,
3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}

supply and
extract air terminals, *2 ^{nd}*

**supply and
extract ducts**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

transfer paths
and zones, **2 ^{nd}**

mineral fibre
insulation, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

moisture
management, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

retrofits,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}

*see also* humidity; moisture transport

liquid
moisture, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

water
vapour, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

mortar joints,
maintenance, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

mould
growth, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

MVHR *see* mechanical ventilation with heat
recovery (MVHR)

National House
Building Council (NHBC), 2^{nd}

natural
materials, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}

noise,
**2 ^{nd}**,
3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}

**oriented
strand board (OSB)**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, **4 ^{th}**, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th},

**7**, 8

^{th}^{th}, 9

^{th}

overheating,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

Passivhaus
standard, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

parging,
*2 ^{nd}*,

*3*, 4

^{rd}^{th}

passive stack
ventilation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

Passivhaus

challenges of
meeting the standard, 2^{nd}

misconceptions
about, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

*see also* Certification; setting up a
Passivhaus project

Passivhaus
Consultants, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

Passivhaus
Designers, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

Passivhaus
Institut (PHI), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

Passivhaus
Planning Package (PHPP), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Final Protocol
spreadsheet, 2^{nd}

payback
period, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

phenolic
foam, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}

PHI *see* Passivhaus Institut (PHI)

planning
system, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

conservative
bias, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

inhibition of
innovative design, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

local and
regional development plans, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

national
policy, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

post-completion

briefing the
occupants, 2^{nd}

PHPP *see* Passivhaus Planning Package
(PHPP)

Princedale Road
Passivhaus, *2 ^{nd}*, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th},

*5*,

^{th}*6*, 7

^{th}^{th},

*8*, 9

^{th}^{th},

*10*

^{th}private finance initiative (PFI)

property
prices, 2^{nd},
**3 ^{rd}**

psi-values,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}

calculating, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}

public policy
changes, proposals for, 2^{nd}

rain
penetration, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

rain screen,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

refurbishment *see* retrofits

relative
humidity (RH), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, **8 ^{th}**, 9

^{th}, 10

^{th}

and indoor air
quality, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

rendered
finishes, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

reservoir
cladding, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

retrofits,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

airtightness, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, *6 ^{th}*,

*7*

^{th}cavity walls *see* cavity walls

EnerPHit
standard, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

external wall
insulation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}

high-embodied-energy materials,
2^{nd}

moisture
management, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}

roof insulation
or repair, 2^{nd}

thermal
bridges, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

windows,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

roofs

overhangs,
2^{nd}, *3 ^{rd}*, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}

Royal Institute
of British Architects (RIBA), 2^{nd}

self-build
sector, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

setting up a
Passivhaus project, 2^{nd}

architect and
builder, selecting, 2^{nd}

planning
considerations, 2^{nd}

shading,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

shading
devices, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

Shading
worksheet, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**,

**4**

^{th}sheep’s
wool, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

short-termism,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

solar gain,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}

wintertime,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

solar hot water
system, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

solar
panels, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

**annual space
heat demand**, 2^{nd}

options,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

zero carbon
standard, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

specific heat
capacity, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

Standard
Assessment Procedure (SAP), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}, 9

^{th}, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th}

steel,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**, 6

^{th},

*7*, 8

^{th}^{th}, 9

^{th}, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th}, 12

^{th}

stone,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

straw-bale
construction, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

structured insulated panels (SIPs)

supply duct
radiators, 2^{nd}, *3 ^{rd}*, 4

^{th}

Sustainable
Building Association (AECB), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

Target Fabric Energy Efficiency (TFEE)

team approach

bringing the right team together

cooperation and
trust, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

whole-team
approach, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

temperature

THERM,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

thermal
bridges, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

constructional, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**,

**4**

^{th}corner
junctions, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}

designing
out, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

geometrical, 2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}

psi-values,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

retrofits,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

thermal-bridge-free, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

wall–floor
junctions, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, **4 ^{th}**, 5

^{th},

**6**

^{th}wall–roof
junctions, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, **6 ^{th}**,

*7*

^{th}windows,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

thermal
bypass, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

thermal
comfort, 2^{nd},
**3 ^{rd}**,
4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}, 9

^{th}

thermal conductivity values *see* lambda
values

thermal
envelope, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

thermographic
imaging, *2 ^{nd}*, 3

^{rd}

timber-frame
construction, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

moisture
management, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**

*Totnes
Passivhaus*, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, **4 ^{th}**,

**5**, 6

^{th}^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}, 9

^{th}, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th},

*12*

^{th}treated floor
area (TFA), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

measurement,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

trickle
vents, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

**U-values**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

windows,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th},

**8**, 9

^{th}^{th}, 10

^{th}, 11

^{th}

ultra-low-energy
build, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, 13^{th}, 14^{th}, 15^{th}, 16^{th}, 17^{th}, 18^{th}, 19^{th}, 20^{th}, 21^{th}, 22^{th}, 23^{th}, 24^{th}, 25^{th}, 26^{th}, 27^{th}, 28^{th}, 29^{th}, 30^{th}

USA,
**2 ^{nd}**,
3

^{rd}, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}

vacuum-insulated panels (VIPs)

vapour
permeability, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

measuring,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, **5 ^{th}**,

**6**,

^{th}**7**

^{th}*see also* breathable assemblies

vapour pressure
differential, 2^{nd}

vapour-impermeable materials,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th},

**5**, 6

^{th}^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}, 9

^{th}

vapour-permeable materials, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

*see also* intelligent breather
membranes

and indoor air
quality (IAQ), 2^{nd}

mixed-mode
ventilation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}

natural,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

night
ventilation (flushing), 2^{nd}

**Ventilation
worksheet**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, **4 ^{th}**

*see also* ducts; mechanical ventilation
with heat recovery (MVHR)

volatile organic
compounds (VOCs), 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

water
vapour, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}

wind-tightness, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}

**airtightness**, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, *4 ^{th}*,

*5*,

^{th}*6*, 8

^{th}, 7^{th}^{th}

argon-filled
units, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

deviation from
north, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}

embodied
energy, 2^{nd},
*3 ^{rd}*

frames,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

g-values,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}

installation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, *8 ^{th}*,

*9*

^{th}inward
opening, 2^{nd},
*3 ^{rd}*,
4

^{th}

low-emissivity
coating, 2^{nd}

mullions,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

opening,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}

psi-values,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

retrofits,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}

reveals,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}

solar gain *see* solar gain

spacers,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, *5 ^{th}*

thermal
bridging, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

tilt-and-turn, 2^{nd}, *3 ^{rd}*, 4

^{th}

triple-glazed, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, *7 ^{th}*, 8

^{th},

*9*

^{th}U-values,
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, **6 ^{th}**, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th},

**9**, 10

^{th}^{th}, 11

^{th}, 12

^{th}

wood
burners, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}

wood fuel,
2^{nd}, **3 ^{rd}**, 4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}

woodfibre
board, 2^{nd},
**3 ^{rd}**,
4

^{th}, 5

^{th}, 6

^{th}, 7

^{th}, 8

^{th}

Zero Carbon
Hub, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}

zero-carbon
standard, 2^{nd},
3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}

airtightness
target, **2 ^{nd}**, 3

^{rd}

Passivhaus–zero
carbon relation, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}