Aktivhaus: The Reference Work
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The first comprehensive book on active houses, which draw energy from the sun and wind in order to cover energy needs as completely as possible. From the principles of sustainable and energy-efficient construction to planning tools and technical details, the reader learns what constitutes active houses and the components required for construction. Active-house architecture is illustrated by 14 built works in the areas of residential, non-residential, new construction, and renovation. The basic ideas of the active house are described in detail in this standard work and serve as a planning guide for all parties involved in the construction of active houses. The German edition of the book won the German Solar Prize in the field of media.
ISBN 9783038216438. Birkhauser Verlag.