The passive house window is not really a window type. The term passive house window relates to the thermal insulation characteristics of the window. A window with passive house standard features a particularly high thermal insulation value. The heat transfer coefficient Uw
has to comply with the European standard and be less than or equal to 0.8 W/m2
K. Every window with an Uw
-value less than or equal to 0.8 W/m2
K is therefore a passive house window and suitable for installation in passive houses according to the EnEV 2014
. It is eligible for support through corresponding programmes
Passive house windows – very versatile
Passive house windows are not restricted to installation in passive houses only. Windows complying with the passive house standard can be used in refurbishment projects on old buildings as well as in any new building. Passive house windows enhance living comfort and help reduce heating costs substantially!