Passivhaus often requires additional costs for materials, labour and design and certification but this uplift is usually now less than 8%, when factoring in other savings through reduced heating equipment need and economies of scale.
This uplift is more than repaid through long-term energy bill savings and whole life costs. In the face of escalating energy bills, the long term lifecycle payback is an increasingly powerful business case argument for Passivhaus.
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