BGA Architects Ltd. 
 
50 Regent Street 
Newtownards 
Co. Down  
Northern Ireland 
BT23 4LP 
 
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Planning 
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Passive House
Passive House Design 
 
The basic principles of passive house design is to minimize heat loss and maximise heat gain. Ten simple steps to acheiving this concept are: 
 
1. Solar Orientation 
2. Compact Form 
3. High Levels of Insulation. 
4. Energy Efficient Windows 
5. Building Envelope Air-Tightness 
6. Solar Shading. 
7. Ventilation with Heat Recovery 
8. Renewable Energy for Hot Water and Power 
9. Energy Saving Appliances 
10. Knowledge, Enthusiasm and Teamwork! 
 
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