The best Passive House architects are masters of integrated design, searching for aesthetic beauty on the one hand and technical excellence on the other. No longer can it reasonably be considered adequate for buildings to look good in photographs, while performing badly in terms of their comfort or resource consumption.

An Introduction to Passive House contains essays and international case studies that reveal the technical and creative secrets of Passive House design. It serves as an introductory text to the subject, covering the key topics and issues; dispels the widespread myths and misconceptions; and will ultimately inspire architects, developers and clients alike, with case studies of aesthetically breath-taking projects from around the world.