The passive house concept has been known for many years, but it is not yet very
well known in Sweden. The increased energy requirements places greater
demands on our buildings and to meet these requirements, passive houses is a
Svenska Bostäder have built passive houses with good results and intend to
continue design some of their new buildings as passive houses. This study is
meant to support Svenska Bostäder in their planning of new buildings by
analyze and compare the different frameworks and building shells of passive
In the first chapters (1,2 and 3) we presents the conditions for passive houses
and the differing objects we have examined more generally for the reader to
become familiar with the concept and the objects.
The subsequent chapter presents an analysis of each object partial based on the
specifications from FEBY and finally, in Chapter 5, you will find a table of
values where the objects are put into relation to each other and valued there by,
together with a brief explanation for the table.
This chapter also contains texts on the environment, design and future
development which all includes our own thoughts and reflections.
Finally, the gist of the whole work and our conclusion is presented and
On the whole, the work has been very enlightening for us and we hope that the
concept of passive houses have a wider impact in the future.