The Passivhaus Handbook

The Passivhaus Handbook is an essential guide for everyone wanting to realise a supremely comfortable, healthy and durable home with exceptionally low energy costs. Whether you are building an extension, retrofitting your house or starting from scratch; are new to low-energy design or already have some experience, this book will help you navigate around the potential pitfalls and misconceptions. It brings together current thinking and best practice.

‘As we move towards the 2016 zero carbon target in house building, Passivhaus construction looks like becoming not just popular in the UK, but commonplace. This is a no-nonsense and engaging introduction on how to do it.’ Kevin McCloud

Buy the book at the Passivhaus Trust Conference (stand 30) for a special price of £25 or at Also, get £10 off a stay at the Totnes Passivhaus B & B if you buy a book via the B &B website: