The house is located on an artificial terrace carved into the hill, joining it and facing north, taking advantage of exceptional sunlight conditions and privileged views of the valley.
These conditions required to project a north facade with large windows to enjoy the view and solar gains in winter, protected by eaves which provide shade and prevent overheating in summer. Besides a large sun roof that covers 100% of the electricity demand and a surplus of electrical energy is injected into the public electricity network. 76% of the hot water demand it is projected.
The energy demand and consumption were determinedtrough PHPP software according to all Passivhaus requirements. Additionally tocalculate the Zero Energy balance a specific consumption profile was createdaccording to the expected Family activities and renewable energy systems wereintegrated in the design.
Thesolar thermal and photovoltaic systems contributions are 5.070 [kWh/y] and12.743 [kWh/y] correspondingly, based on calculations performed with Dr. Valentin Energie Software GmbH.