High performance buildings don't need to re-invent the wheel when it comes to building envelopes. These 475 eBooks cover some typical assemblies:
Masonry retrofit
Wood retrofit
2 x framing
Double stud
I-Joist Outrigger
Metal frame
Mass timber

Smart Enclosure eBooks provided by 475 High Performance Building Supply

Head to www.foursevenfive.ca and select the Smart Enclosure tab. 475 does request a name and email prior to emailing you access to the eBooks.

The Passive House Standard does not restrict the building owners in what type of assembly (i.e. wood, concrete or steel) they may choose to construct their building with. All assemblies can be designed to a Passive House Standard but there are some that can be more cost effective based on the geographical region you are in and also some that have lower embodied carbon when compared to others.

Contact Gomex to learn more about high performance buildings that are better for the environment.

Energy Performance Ratings of Buildings