Passive House airtightness standard depends on diligence of crew

Meeting the Passive House airtightness standard is more a matter of art than of software. It takes top-notch materials for taping and sealing and great diligence in applying them.

By Peter Fabris, Contributor | May 9, 2013

Meeting the Passive House airtightness standard is more a matter of art than of software. It takes top-notch materials for taping and sealing and great diligence in applying them. Practice helps, too. Many crews have failed the notorious blower door test and had to go back and re-seal and re-tape, then try again.

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