Do you want to build your own house, but you are afraid of the unbearable heat loss of conventional houses? Bet on energy-efficient living in the form of a low-energy house with minimal energy consumption and minimal operating costs.
What is meant by a low-energy building?
A low-energy building is an energy-efficient house with heating energy consumption between 15-50 kWh/m² per year. The characteristics of such an energy-efficient house are:
- Use of renewable heat sources.
- Well-insulated construction
- Controlled ventilation independent of the current external climatic conditions.
- Heating system with lower output
- Windows must have a heat transfer coefficient U including frames of up to 0.80 W/m2.
- Light pipes shall be used for light supply to the houses.
- Only modern, high-efficiency electrical appliances shall be used in the houses.
- The building has a compact shape without unnecessary protrusions.
- The glazed areas are south-facing.
- The house should be protected from the wind, which cools the walls and reduces the insulation effect.