b'Weathertex Design Trends 2022EDITORIAL:Passive HouseP assive design is design that works with theits lifecycle environmental impact. You can local climate to maintain a comfortablealso reduce demand for new materials by temperature in the home. Good passiveconsidering waste minimisation principles in the design should reduce or eliminate the need fordesign and construction of your home.additional heating or cooling depending on your location. A passively designed home can deliverLocally sourced, low embodied energy cladding a lifetime of thermal comfort, low energy bills,material Weathertex was specified on this and low greenhouse gas emissions. They usehome to limit the footprint of the home as extremely little energy,preserving resources formuch as practical.The choice of cladding has a future generations by having a minimal carbonsignificant effect on your homes environmental footprint. performance, cost, aesthetic appeal and property value.This amazing Passive House Courtyard project by Envirotecture and Distinct Building ServicesWeathertex is made from forestry waste rather is a demonstration ofPassive Houseat its best,than saw log grade timbers and does not use performance driven design showing that, inold growth forest products. Weathertex is third the right hands,Passive Houseis a flexible,party accredited and only use PEFC material. adaptable standard that can deliver healthy, comfortable buildings on imperfect sites. The home also won the BDAA Weathertex Industry Partner Award category of 2021 BDAA The materials used in a homes constructionNational Design Awards. Weathertex are the have a significant impact on its performance,Building Designers Association of Australias durability and energy use. Careful analysis andPrincipal Partner and look forward to providing selection of materials, and the way they arequality products to BDAA designers for many combined, can improve the comfort and costyears to come.effectiveness of a home, and greatly reduce 4'