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Resource: Passive House National Publication: Survey of barriers and solutions in European countries regarding passive houses

Name of organisation: IEE project "PEP" reviewed by WSMV (BE)

Type of ressource: analysis/ technical report

Addressed barriers:

  • technical
  • skills/ knowledge gap
  • low motivation

Addressed users:

  • building user (social housing organization)
  • design team
  • project manager
  • public decision maker


  • English
  • Danish
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Dutch

Process stage:

  • national/ regional strategy development
  • organisational strategy development
  • asset management


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The Passive House National Publication is an overview of the passive house measures and barriers in each participating country and provides information on built passive house examples.



Most participating countries have their own adjusted version in English and national language (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway, United Kingdom, The Netherlands).