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Cost-effectiveness

  • Study of Cost-optimised Standard for Social Housing in Mexico: Passive House (EN)
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  • Cost-effectiveness of Thermal Insulation Measures in Existing Buildings 2005, German only
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  • Evaluation of Energy Requirements for EnEV (German Energy Savings Ordinance) and for funding by KfW (German Development Bank) in View of Rising Energy Prices 2008, German only
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  • Economic evaluation of two refurbishment projects with documentation of the costs charged: Hoheloogstraße and Schlesierstraße in Ludwigshafen, German only
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  • Study – Energy, CO2 and cost savings through the use of plastic windows with different glazing In comparison to the single glazed aluminium windows in the climate of New Delhi, India – Short study of the Passive House Institute on behalf of ALUPLAST INDIA – report December 2016
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  • Study – "smartwin compact – Economic optimum in the regions of Europe" – smartwin compact is a cost-effective and energy efficient window produced by the pro Passivhausfenster cooperative. The window, first place winner of the 2014 Component Award in the timber-aluminium category, comes in double, triple, and quadruple-paned varieties. This study uses the smartwin compact as the basis of an economic analysis investigating which of the three window variants makes for the most cost-effective option in each of a variety of climates. The study takes investment costs as well as energy costs over the life-cycle of the window into account.
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