[EN/CN] Passive Houses in Chinese Climates


This study report of 114 pages systematically provides the basis for passive house design in all Chinese Climate zones, with the respects to e.g. the window quality, the insulation level, mechanical services and the building element construction.

Different heating and/or cooling systems including the conventional mini-split are investigated in this study regarding to comfort, economy and availability.

Special considerations on the construction types in climates "hot and humid summer" are at the same time investigated in this study.

Besides, this report contains suggestions on how efficiency and building cost an be improved by suitable new components.