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Passive House and EU Support: Past, Present, Future.

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This article explores the link between EU funding, in particular the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme, and the evolution of Passive House, and also the contribution that Passive House has made to transform the market for energy efficiency in buildings.


There is a brief summary of various Passive House projects supported by EU funding, while finally underlining the importance of Passive House Principles in a future glimpse towards 2030 with the new EU Horizon 2020 programme.


The paper was presented at the 19th International Passive House Conference in Leipzig (2015).

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