SUSSED

Sustainable Solutions Education

Bringing PASSIVE HOUSE EDUCATION to you

What is Passive House?


Passive House is a building standard that is truly energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and ecological.
Passive House is not a brand name, but a construction concept that can be applied by anyone and that has stood the test of practice.

This building standard -originally developed in Germany- can reduce heating and cooling needs of a building by 90%. This target is reached by making the house incredibly well insulated, virtually air-tight with a continuous mechanical air supply, and by orienting and designing the house to optimize solar gain.

No matter the climate or geographical region, Passive Houses stay at a comfortable temperature year round with minimal energy input.
During warmer months, Passive Houses make use of passive cooling techniques such as strategic shading to keep comfortably cool.
What is Passive House?

Services


Events


  • 27/03/2020 09:00 AM - 29/03/2020 05:00 PM
  • 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA, Australia

Event POSTPONED until further notice! Come and see the Passive House Professionals at their stall [ET 09] in Eco Town. Daily presentations at 2.45pm on the Eco Town Stage are followed by Q & A sessions.

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  • 12/03/2020 05:30 PM
  • 105 Hay Street, Subiaco WA, Australia

FREE event. Learn more about the basics of Passive House and the importance of building sustainably for our future.

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  • 7/03/2020 10:00 AM - 7/03/2020 03:00 PM
  • Kent St & Queens Park Rd, Wilson WA, Australia

Held at Canning River Eco Education Centre on Saturday 7 March, the Changing Your World Fair is a showcase of innovative products, services, start-ups, innovations and activities accessible to the community. See us at our stall or hear our talk at 12.30pm inside CREEC!

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  • 15/09/2019 02:00 PM
  • 11 Mortlock Street, Hamilton Hill WA, Australia

Join us for our community presentation about the Passive House Standard! We will teach you everything you need to know in order to Build better buildings!

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 About SUSSED
/sʌst/    verb
"Discovered the answer. Achieved enlightenment regarding a current problem or dilemma."

Are you a building professional that cares about the environment but doesn’t know how to translate it into your business?

Would you like to design durable buildings that are comfortable, healthy, affordable, and energy efficient?

Did you know there is a method of design that can save 90% of the building’s energy consumption?

It’s called Passive House, and it is the future of the building industry!

After extensive research, certifications, and implementations of these concepts, our mission at SUSSED is to get Passive House buzzing in Australia.

We do this by:
  • Providing educational workshops  and support to companies who want to get on board in creating energy efficient spaces. 
  • Supporting local government in decision-making to incorporate the principles of Passive House Design.
  • Raising awareness in the public sector about the importance of reduced energy consumption and the vital role our homes can play in this. 


JULIA KIEFER

Dipl-Ing (Architecture) | Certified Passive House Designer

Julia studied architecture in Germany and graduated from Darmstadt University in 2005. She then moved to Australia where she worked for a number of architectural practices in Melbourne, Darwin & Fremantle and was able to expand her knowledge and skills. As Project Architect for small and medium scale projects she further developed her expertise in residential, commercial and sporting projects.

Julia has always been very passionate about sustainability and energy efficient building design and became a Certified Passive House Designer in 2018. She is determined to make a change in the building industry towards more environmentally friendly buildings and to create healthy and comfortable living spaces.






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