Architectural Studio Apxe

private investor
Studio APXE Ltd
arch. G. Nikolov, arch. B. Takov, eng. Z. Bozhilov, eng. A. Kaneva, eng. K. Todorov
Sq. Area:
1000 m2
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Passive house Waterhouse, Blagoevgrad 


Studio APXE redesignes the existing Waterhouse project, developping new concept and design documentation; designs and manages the implementation to accomplish the passive house standard.

The exterior envelope of the house is superinsulated, with thicknesses of the insulation material on all external components above 30 cm, passive house windows with triple glazing - certified in PHI, airtight envelope - Blowerdoor tested with result 0.1 h-1, comfort ventilation system with heat recovery, etc. PHPP data: Specific space heat demand - 13 kWh/m2, specific primary energy demand - 47 kWh/m2a.

See a presentation during the second National Passive House Conference

Water house is the first Bulgarian passive house, with successful pressurisation Blowerdoor test, and proven energy model on site with PHPP.