The Passive House Build, Part Five: Installing High-Performance Windows
By far the weakest link in a Passive House, these imported windows must be installed perfectly.
Synopsis: In the fifth and last installment of The Passive House Build, Steve Baczek writes about “Installing High-Performance Windows.” Through a clear sequence of flashing, taping, and insulating, Baczek shows how to install these windows and hold up to a five-minute spray test without any signs of leaking.
Watch the videos and read the articles in this series (links below), then head on over to GreenBuildingAdvisor.com to join the conversation with the designer of this house, Architect Steve Baczek.
All articles in this series:
“The Passive House Build, Part One: Designed for Success” (FHB #240)
“The Passive House Build, Part Two: Air-Sealed Mudsill Assembly” (FHB #241)
“The Passive House Build, Part Three: Superinsulated Slab” (FHB #242)
“The Passive House Build, Part Four: Framing for Efficiency” (FHB #244)
“The Passive House Build, Part Five: Installing High-Performance Windows” (FHB #245)
All videos in this series:
Passive House design Airtight-mudsill assemblies Superinsulated slab Double-stud walls and insulation…