Advantages of building certification

Quality assured!

For building certification, planning execution is checked carefully and comprehensively. Other documentation relating to the construction such as the airtightness test complete the quality assurance process. A certificate is only issued if the exactly defined criteria have been met without exception

Advantages for the owner

  • Certainty that the agreed-upon energy standard will actually be achieved
  • Increase in property value through independent quality assessment
  • Certified Passive House verification using the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) can also be submitted for various subsidy programmes.

Advantages for the designer

  • Prevention of errors due to thorough external checking of planning prior to the start of construction
  • Recognition as a Certified Passive House Designer is possible by submitting a certified building

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