Passive House in China's Hot Summer Cold Winter Zone

Yuanli Ma, Luping Shen, Dongjie Ye, Wu Deng

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Passive house concept, which has been widely developed globally, is still in its infancy in the hot summer cold winter zone (HSCW) in China. This paper made a climatic condition comparison among the HSCW zone, cold zone and German. In addition, 23 passive house projects were selected as cases for analysing, concerning thermal characteristic and building performance. The findings show that building a passive house in HSCW zone can not simply following the basic passive house principles from the Passive House Institute, and several indicators should be modified.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012002
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 2021
Event2021 7th International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy, ICERE 2021 - Qingdao, Virtual, China
Duration: 26 Mar 202128 Mar 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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