3 Reasons to Rethink Crawlspaces in Passive House Design
On NESEA’S BuildingEnergy course Passive House Design course discussion board…
Typically, Passive Houses do not feature crawlspaces (a foundation that is five feet or less, and fully enclosed — or, not vented to outside) because:
If the thermal boundary is at the home’s foundation walls, there is the added cost of the foundation wall and slab insulation.
At a minimum TFA […]