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Eco House Design | Conclusion | Part 10

Eco House Design | Conclusion

The project has been designed using an integrated system of Passivhaus technique developed in Germany in 1990 and Active thermal insulation which is the most recent invention by BT & Sons, Hungary in 2011.

The thermal specifications for all the components of the building that have been recommended meet the Passivhaus standards. The entire structure after having built to the recommended specifications will be a zero carbon building including the building and the painting is important to be clear about what you need to know about exterior paint so it meet the requierements. Roofing miami will be taking care of all the installation of the roof.

Something that remains unexplored is the cost factor. The cost of sustainable buildings is higher as compared to the standard construction which has always been an obstacle in the way of sustainable development (Halliday, 2008).

How important is the cost factor?

β€˜It is unwise to pay too much, but it is worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money – that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought is incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do. The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot.’

(John Ruskin, 1860 cited in Sandy Halliday 2008)


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