Off Grid Passive Inspired House at Gundaroo

With thanks to Michael Mobbs at and Sue & Danny O’Brian we would like to share an article written by the owners of a new PassiveHouse (Passivhaus) inspired house near Canberra.   This is a great read for those interested in building a new home in Australia, particularly though in colder climates such as […]

Bungendore Passivhaus Evening

The lights came on and the heaters whirred at the Bungendore School of Arts last Wednesday evening as 10 interested souls braved the night chills to learn about the principles of Passivhaus design and construction at a free Public Information evening conducted by Andreas, Glen and staff from LAROS Technologies.   The basic design principles […]

2 Months Old ERV Filter

Thanks to Harley Truong of H3 Space for sharing a photo of his energy recovery ventilation (ERV) filter after two months of use in his airtight passive house. ERV systems filter fresh air before ducting it into the house. Canberra’s air has never looked so dirty! Check your ERV filters today & Contact us to order your […]

True As Maintenance Contractors achieves Passive House Airtightness in Gundaroo

CONGRATULATIONS to Paul Howick of True-As Maintenance Contractors for achieving an airtightness of 0.5 ACH (air changes per hour) on a recent build!!! Paul and the team at True-As Maintenance Contractors achieved this result in a blower door test conducted on 4th of March 2016 in a new build in Gundaroo, about 40 minutes from […]

INTELLO & DB+ Approved by DIBt for Use in Unvented Hot Roof Assemblies

The highly respected Federal Agency Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DIBt)* has certified INTELLO PLUS and DB+,  per German testing standard DIN68800-2, for use in unvented assemblies with vapor closed exteriors.  Such assemblies include unvented metal roofs, green roofs and gravel roof flat roofs, as well as vapor closed pitched roofs with asphalt shingles, EPDM, TPO etc.  With this certification these materials […]