Cramea, High performance sports centre 

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy for a high-performance sports centre located at 2600 metres above sea level in El Pas de la Casa, Andorra. This 9000 m2 building, designed by Engitec, is in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification.  Praxis has done the PHPP energy modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice …

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Cramea, High performance sports centre 

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy for a high-performance sports centre located at 2600 metres above sea level in El Pas de la Casa, Andorra. This 9000 m2 building, designed by Engitec, is in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification. 

Praxis has done the PHPP energy modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on low-impact materials, and analysis and optimisation of thermal bridges and construction details.

We’ve undertaken thermodynamic analysis of the building, using Design Builder (EnergyPlus), to assess thermal comfort and analyse the risk of summer overheating in critical zones in the building.

We have also consulted on mechanical and electrical system design, with proposals for improvements and compliance with the Passivhaus standard, to ensure efficient operation and low maintenance costs. Finally, we have provided with on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control. 

Year: 2022

Location: El Pas de la Casa, Andorra 

Services Passivhaus design & consultancy, thermodynamic simulation, M & E consultancy, and site supervision  

Passive House B in Gijón 

Descripción Certificación PHI Baja Demanda Energética para una vivienda unifamiliar aislada en Gijón, Asturias, diseñada por el arquitecto Juan Ignacio Corominas. La vivienda consta de 184 m2 distribuidos en una planta baja y una planta semisótano. La construcción es mixta, combinando muros de termo arcilla rectificada con aislamiento SATE y cubierta de estructura de madera …

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Casa Pasiva B en Gijón 

Descripción

Certificación PHI Baja Demanda Energética para una vivienda unifamiliar aislada en Gijón, Asturias, diseñada por el arquitecto Juan Ignacio Corominas.

La vivienda consta de 184 m2 distribuidos en una planta baja y una planta semisótano. La construcción es mixta, combinando muros de termo arcilla rectificada con aislamiento SATE y cubierta de estructura de madera con 28cm de aislamiento térmico. Las carpinterías son Cortizo COR 80 de aluminio con certificación de componente Passivhaus.

En la auditoría, Praxis verifica todos los documentos de cálculo y diseño presentados por la Consultora Passivhaus, que incluyen planos y memorias de arquitectura e instalaciones, cálculo PHPP, informe del test Blower Door, puesta en marcha de ventilación, seguimiento de la obra y fotografías.

Año: 2021

Lugar: Gijón, Asturias 

Servicios: Certificación Passivhaus 

Passive House in Gijón 

Description PHI Low Energy Building certification for a single-family detached home in Gijón, Asturias, designed by architect Juan Ignacio Corominas.  The house has a treated floor area of 285 m2 distributed over a ground floor and a semi-basement. The construction system is mixed, combining honeycomb brick walls with external insulation, and a timber roof structure …

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Passivhaus

Passive House in Gijón 

Description

PHI Low Energy Building certification for a single-family detached home in Gijón, Asturias, designed by architect Juan Ignacio Corominas. 

The house has a treated floor area of 285 m2 distributed over a ground floor and a semi-basement. The construction system is mixed, combining honeycomb brick walls with external insulation, and a timber roof structure with 28cm of thermal insulation.

Window frames are aluminum, Passivhaus certified, Cortizo COR 80. 

As part of the audit, Praxis audited the calculations and design documentation presented by the Passivhaus Consultant, which include architectural and M&E drawings and reports, the PHPP calculation, the Blower Door test report, ventilation commissioning documentation and photographs of the construction process and completed building.

 

Year: 2021

Location: Gijón, Asturias 

Services: Passivhaus certification 

3 single-family Passive Houses in Ibiza 

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy for 3 detached single-family certified Passive Houses in San Josep de Sa Talaia, Ibiza, designed by Mixis Arquitectos and executed by Avante. Project Management and construction management was undertaken by Martínez-Gil. Each home has a treated floor area of 270 m2, over 2 floors with a heated basement, achieving Passivhaus …

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3 single-family Passive Houses in Ibiza 

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy for 3 detached single-family certified Passive Houses in San Josep de Sa Talaia, Ibiza, designed by Mixis Arquitectos and executed by Avante. Project Management and construction management was undertaken by Martínez-Gil. Each home has a treated floor area of 270 m2, over 2 floors with a heated basement, achieving Passivhaus Classic certification

Praxis did the Passivhaus design and energy modelling with PHPP, design of the thermal and airtight envelope, advice on low environmental impact materials, optimization of construction details and calculation of thermal bridges. 

Our work focused on implementing passive design strategies to reduce summer overheating.

Year: 2021

Location: Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Balearic Islands

Services: Passivhaus consultancy  

Casas al gusto, Passivhaus prototypes 

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy and M & E engineering for two Passivhaus prototypes of Casas al Gusto, by Growing Buildings  These two types of detached single-family homes are designed by the architect Iván Perez, from Territori 24. The homes, with treated floor areas of 125 and 225 m2, have 1 and 2 floors and …

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Passivhaus, M & E engineering

Casas al gusto, Passivhaus prototypes 

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy and M & E engineering for two Passivhaus prototypes of Casas al Gusto, by Growing Buildings 

These two types of detached single-family homes are designed by the architect Iván Perez, from Territori 24. The homes, with treated floor areas of 125 and 225 m2, have 1 and 2 floors and are designed to meet the Passivhaus Classic standard. 

Praxis has undertaken the energy simulation with PHPP, the design of the thermal and airtight envelope, advice on low environmental impact materials, optimization of construction details and calculation of thermal bridges. 

We have also designed the M & E systems: mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, space heating and cooling, hot water production, plumbing, wastewater & drainage, electrical services, telecommunications, control and solar PV energy production. 

Year: 2021

Location: Bages, Barcelona

Services: Passivhaus consultancy, M & E design  

LILU´s House: bio-based Passivhaus

Passivhaus design and consultancy, for this single-family house in Abrera, Barcelona, designed by architecture firm OMB Arquitectura and built by House Habitat.

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Passivehaus, Blower Door

LILU´s house: bio-based Passivhaus

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy, for this single-family house in Abrera, Barcelona, designed by architecture firm OMB Arquitectura and built by House Habitat.

The home has 143 m2 distributed over 2 floors, it will be the headquarters of the company House Habitat and a research unit for companies and universities. It is in the process of Passivhaus Plus certification.

Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on low-impact materials, analysis and optimization of thermal bridges and construction details, and dynamic hygrothermal analysis of risk from moisture damage with the WUFI tool.

Praxis has also undertaken the Blower Door testing and on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ3Fx_TfkE0

https://passivehouse-database.org/index.php#d_7032

https://www.plataforma-pep.org/ejemplos-ph/lilus-house/

Year: 2022

Location: Abrera, Barcelona

Services:
Blower Door, Passivhaus

Porta de la Morera Nursing Home

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy for an elderly people’s residency located in Mollet del Vallès. This 8,400 m2 building, designed by Genars and developed by FIATC Seguros via FIATC Residencias (Inverfiatc), is in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification. Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on …

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Passivhaus

Porta de la Morera Nursing Home

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy for an elderly people’s residency located in Mollet del Vallès. This 8,400 m2 building, designed by Genars and developed by FIATC Seguros via FIATC Residencias (Inverfiatc), is in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification.

Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on low-impact materials, and analysis and optimisation of thermal bridges and construction details.

We’ve also undertaken a thermodynamic and daylighting study of the building, using DesignBuilder (EnergyPlus & Radiance), to assess natural light levels and analyse the risk of summer overheating.

Our work has also included an audit of the mechanical and electrical systems, with proposals for improvements and compliance with the Passivhaus standard, to ensure efficient operation and low maintenance costs. Praxis has also undertaken the Blower Door testing and on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control.

Year: 2021

Location: Elx, Alicante

Services: Passivhaus consultancy, thermodynamic simulation, daylighting analysis, M & E consultancy, Blower Door testing

Single-family home in Sitges

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy, M & E engineering, and M & E site supervision, for this detached house in Sitges, Barcelona, designed by the architecture firm Intercon. The home, of 884 m2 distributed over 3 floors, is in the process of Passivhaus Classic Certification. Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal …

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Passivhaus design & consultancy, Blower Door Tests, M & E design, Site supervision

Single-family home in Sitges

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy, M & E engineering, and M & E site supervision, for this detached house in Sitges, Barcelona, designed by the architecture firm Intercon.

The home, of 884 m2 distributed over 3 floors, is in the process of Passivhaus Classic Certification.

Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on low-impact materials, and analysis and optimisation of thermal bridges and construction details.

We’ve also designed the M & E systems: mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, space heating and cooling, hot water production, plumbing, wastewater & drainage, electrical services, telecommunications, control and monitoring. Praxis has also undertaken the Blower Door testing, on-site M & E supervision and on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control.

Year: 2021

Location: Sitges, Barcelona

Services:
Passivhaus design & consultancy, Blower Door Tests, M & E design, Site supervision

Terraced houses in Santa Coloma de Farners

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy for 4 terraced houses in Santa Coloma de Farners, Girona, design and developed by the Quim Ferrer, de Ecospai. Each home has a gross floor area of around 165 m2, distributed over 3 floors, with an underground parking lot. They are built with healthy and low-impact materials, and are in …

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Passivhaus

Terraced houses in Santa Coloma de Farners

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy for 4 terraced houses in Santa Coloma de Farners, Girona, design and developed by the Quim Ferrer, de Ecospai.

Each home has a gross floor area of around 165 m2, distributed over 3 floors, with an underground parking lot. They are built with healthy and low-impact materials, and are in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification.

Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on low-impact materials, and analysis and optimisation of thermal bridges and construction details. Praxis has also undertaken on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control.

Year: 2021

Location: Santa Coloma de Farners, Girona

Services:
Passivhaus design & consultancy, Site supervision

Massies de Mollet Nursing Home

Description Passivhaus design and consultancy for an elderly people’s residency located in Mollet del Vallès. This 6575 m2 building, designed by Genars and developed by FIATC Seguros via FIATC Residencias (Inverfiatc), is in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification. Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on …

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Passivhaus

Massies de Mollet Nursing Home

Description

Passivhaus design and consultancy for an elderly people’s residency located in Mollet del Vallès. This 6575 m2 building, designed by Genars and developed by FIATC Seguros via FIATC Residencias (Inverfiatc), is in the process of Passivhaus Classic certification.

Praxis has delivered the PHPP modelling, design of the thermal envelope and airtight layer, advice on low-impact materials, and analysis and optimisation of thermal bridges and construction details.

We’ve also undertaken a thermodynamic and daylighting study of the building, using DesignBuilder (EnergyPlus & Radiance), to assess natural light levels and analyse the risk of summer overheating.

Our work has also included an audit of the mechanical and electrical systems, with proposals for improvements and compliance with the Passivhaus standard, to ensure efficient operation and low maintenance costs. Praxis has also undertaken the Blower Door testing and on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control.

Year: 2021

Location: Mollet del Vallès, Barcelona

Services:
Passivhaus consultancy, thermodynamic simulation, daylighting analysis, M & E consultancy, Blower Door testing