Jerrabomberra Tennis Facility – Canberra's first pre-fabricated Passivhaus!

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The Jerrabomberra Tennis Facility is a showcase of Passive House (German: Passivhaus) and Low-e technologies encapsulated within a factory pre-fabricated high-performance building.  This video shows the erection of the building envelope in poor weather conditions near Canberra.

This high-performance energy-efficient and sustainable building includes:

  • Fully insulated concrete slab with extruded polystyrene (XPS) by Foamex
  • Thermally-broken strip footings using Novomur thermoblocks by Schöck (Germany)
  • Slab preparation and construction by Urbis Constructions
  • Airtight building envelope employing PANELlite factory pre-fabricated wall and roof elements by CARBONlite
  • Double-glazed, thermally-broken & insulated windows, doors & curtain-walls with RAICO (Germany)
  • Energy recovery ventilation (ERV) systems by Stiebel-Eltron and LUNOS (Germany)
  • Solar heat gain control employing tracked zipScreen fabric blinds from ROMA (Germany)
  • Active humidity sensing extractor toilet fan technology Silvento from LUNOS (Germany)
  • Super-critical CO2-based heat-pump hot water system from Sanden (Japan)
  • Solar-powered LED skylight solutions by Illume / Kimberley
  • Rainwater harvesting for toilet flushing.