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Passive House Component Database

Wondering what Passive House certified building components are available in Canada?

Wondering how Passive House Designers find and source components for your building? Passive House Institute has made it quite easy and compiled a comprehensive list of every single Passive House Building Component, from roof, wall and floor slab assemblies, to windows, doors and ventilations units.

Excellent resource for ALL current Passive House certified Building components that are available in the world. The list is first broken down into three main sections (See below), with each main section having further subsections to narrow down your search. Once you find the building component you are looking for you can filter further by country to see what's available in your country. (CA = Canada).

Section 1: Opaque Building Envelope

Con­struc­tion sys­tems

Floor slabs

Wall and column con­nec­tions

Bal­cony con­nec­tions

Façade an­chors

ICF for roof para­pets

At­tic stair­cases

Flue sys­tems

Air­tight­ness sys­tems

Section 2: Transparent building envelope


Roof win­dows


Cur­tain wall sys­tems

Glass roofs

Open­able ele­ments in glass roof


Entry doors

Slid­ing doors


Glaz­ing edge bonds

Fall pro­tec­tions

Section 3: Building services

Heat pumps

Vent­il­a­tion sys­tems

(ca­pa­city < 600 m3/h)

De­cent­ral­ised vent­il­a­tion sys­tem (single room only / with second room con­nec­tion)

De­cent­ral­ised vent­il­a­tion sys­tem (school room)

Vent­il­a­tion sys­tems

(ca­pa­city > 600 m3/h)

Drain wa­ter heat re­cov­ery

Ex­haust air wall sys­tem

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