19th October 2012
Xtratherm join the Passiefhuis Platform, exhibiting at a major Passive House or Passivhaus symposium in Brusselson 5th October. The symposium involves professionals from the construction world as well as policy makers. The goal is to stimulate the design of new buildings that meet Passivhaus standards.
As the world’s fastest growing energy performance standard Passivhaus aims to build homes with excellent thermal performance, exceptional air tightness and mechanical ventilation. This minimises the heat used and permits it to be recovered and re-circulated.
A growing proportion of buildings are being designed and built inBelgiumusing PIR insulation in the walls, floors & roof. Xtratherm insulation products are used in Passive specifications for their superior performance backed by unrivalled technical support for the designer and builder. Danny Kearney, Xtratherm’s Group Technical Manager says: “Xtratherm is at the forefront of initiatives to build low energy and zero carbon homes. Our involvement with Passivhaus is another example of our commitment to work with the leading experts inEuropeto develop better insulation practices and products”.