Formación

Porta de la Morera Nursing Home

Praxis cabecera proyecto

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

Passive House in Gijón

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Passivhaus

Passive House in Gijón

Description

Passivhaus 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 verifies all 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

Single-family home in Sitges

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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

4 terraced houses in Santa Coloma de Farners

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Passivhaus

4 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

Praxis cabecera proyecto

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

Mirador de Gràcia Care home

Consultoría Passivhaus para una residencia geriátrica asistida ubicada en Barcelona capital, diseñada por el despacho de arquitectura Genars y promovido por FIATC Seguros a través de FIATC Residencias (Inverfiatc).

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Passivhaus and nZEB

Mirador de Gràcia Nursing home

Description

Passivhaus consultancy for an elderly people residence located in Barcelona capital, designed by Genars architecture studio and developed by FIATC Seguros through FIATC Residencias (Inverfiatc). This 6575 m2 building 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: Barcelona

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

Pop up Learning Space

M & E engineering design of heating, mechanical ventilation and control systems for 2 rural hotels.

Praxis cabecera proyecto

Passivhaus, M & E engineering, Blower Door

Pop up Learning Space

Descripción

Passivhaus consultancy for a pop-up learning hub in Castelldefels, Barcelona, designed by the Learnlife team, whose philosophy is to provide spaces that offer “a better way of learning, backed by science and research, that is learner-centred and focuses on self-determined, purpose-inspired and personal learning”.

The hub consists of two prefabricated timber modules made from healthy and low environmental impact materials. Each module is equipped with a Passivhaus certified Zehnder mechanical ventilation system with heat recovery, for optimum air quality.

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 detail, together with the design of the M & E systems: mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, space heating and cooling, hot water production, and solar PV.  Praxis has also undertaken the Blower Door testing and on-site Passivhaus supervision and quality control.

Year: 2021

Location: Castelldefels, Barcelona

Services:
Passivhaus Consultancy, Blower Door Tests, Site supervision, MVHR design and specification, heating and cooling system design and specification