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-====== Tools ======+======Tools======
-===== The Passive House Planning Package ​=====+=====Passive House design tools=====
-|The **Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)** (order ​[[​en/?​task=view&​category_id=1|here]]) contains everything necessary for designing a properly functioning Passive House. ​The PHPP prepares ​an energy ​balance and calculates ​the annual energy demand ​of the building. \\ \\ [[planning:​calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package|Read more]]|{{:​picopen:​phpp_passive_house_planning_package.png?400|}} \\ The PHPP consists ​of a **printed manual** with a **CD**. The manual not only elucidates ​the calculation ​methods used in the PHPP but also explains other important key points in the construction ​of Passive Houses. The CD contains a tool based on Excel (or an equivalent spreadsheet software programme) with different worksheets containing the respective inputs and calculations for various areas.| \\ +^Category^Tools^Description^Languages^ 
-|**designPH**a newly developed 3D data entry and design modelling tool (SketchUP plugin) for the PHPP is available now. [[planning:​calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package:​designph_plugin|Read more]]|   {{:​picopen:​designph_logo.png?​200}} ​   \\ +|**[[Design tools]]**|**[[|PHPP]]**|The PHPP is an easy-to-use planning tool for energy ​efficiency, for the use of architects and planning ​experts. The reliability ​of the calculation ​results and ease of use of this planning ​tool has already been experienced by several thousand usersFor more informationclick [[planning:​calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package|here]].|EN, DE
-\\ +|:::|**[[https://​​04_phpp/​05_designph/​05_designph.htm|designPH]]**|designPH 2 is a plugin ​for the popular 3D design software SketchUp which gives quick results using automatic analysisFor more informationclick [[planning:​calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package:​designph_plugin|here]].|ENDE| 
- +|:::|**[[|bim2PH]]**|bim2PH is the new BIM Tool developed by the Passive House Institute, which allows efficiency data entry in 3D BIM software ​and transfers information for the energy balance calculation and efficiency design into the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP).|EN, DE| 
- +|:::|**[[​07_districtph.html|districtPH]]**|districtPH is used to create energy balances for neighborhoods,​ from smaller groups ​of buildings up to whole districts.|EN|
-===== Climate data tool ===== +
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-|With this tool you can retrieve climatic data in the [[planning:calculating_energy_efficiency:phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package|PHPP]] data format for any location in the world except Antarctica. The data were developed on the basis of satellite data which were obtained from the NASA Langley Research Center Atmospheric Sciences Data Center POWER Project. Assessment and processing for the use within the PHPP took place at the Passive House Institute. \\  ​[[planning:calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package:​climate_data_tool|Read more Use the climate data tool]]|{{:​picopen:​screenshot_klimadatentool.png?900}}|\\ +
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-===== Calculation guide for temperature reduction factors to temperature zone "​X"​ in the PHPP "​Areas"​ worksheet ===== +
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-|\\ [[planning:​calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package:​calculation_guide_for_temperature_reduction_factors|Read more / Use the worksheet with the temperature zone X]]|{{ :​picopen:​img_factorx_en.png?​400|}}|\\ +
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-===== Climate data tool for the Southern Hemisphere ===== +
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-|Some PHPP calculations are based on the assumption that the building under consideration is located in the Northern HemisphereThe PHPP can also be used for locations in the Southern Hemispherebut a specific approach described in the PHPP manual must be adopted for this purpose. \\ [[planning:​calculating_energy_efficiency:​phpp_-_the_passive_house_planning_package:​climate_data_tool_for_the_southern_hemisphere|Read more / Use the climate data tool for the Southern Hemisphere]]|{{:​picopen:​klimadatentool_suedhalbkugel.jpg?700}}|\\ +
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-===== Lift energy demand ===== +
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-|The Excel tool supports the planner ​ to assess the energy demand of liftsfor example, in the early planning stage. A detailed determination of the energy requirement is also possible. The assessment follows the calculations presented in VDI 4707 2009-3. ​ \\ [[planning:​lift_energy_demand|Read more / Use the lift energy demand tool]]|||\\ +
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-====== See also ====== +
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-Several ​**to the PHPP affiliated tools / aids** are available for free on the [[​02_tools.htm|homepage]] of the Passive House Institute: \\ +
-(//please note that these tools are available ​in German only//): \\ +
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-**Sound protection – tools and calculations** \\ +
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-**PHVP 2002** - The Preliminary Passive House Planning Package PHVP 2002 is a simplified version of the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) ​which is available free of charge\\ +
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-**SommLuft** - The Excel-based “SommLuft” tool allows users to estimate the air exchange through windows for the configuration of appropriate window openings. \\ +
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-**PHLuft** - Software programme which aids designers of Passive House ventilation systems. \\ +
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-**PHI Rechentool Druckverlust (pressure loss calculation tool)** - Calculation of pressure losses in ventilation ducts (circular and rectangular) using the Passive House Institute’s Excel® tool.  +
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-[[|Web-Tool]] - Optimization ​of dwelling floor plan configuration for cascade ventilation +
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 +=====Additional tools=====
 +|**[[Climate|Climate]]**|**[[Climate data tool]]** |With this tool you can retrieve climatic data in the PHPP data format for any location in the world except Antarctica. This data has not been verified and cannot be used for certification purposes.|EN,​ DE|
 +|:::​|**[[Climate data tool for the Southern Hemisphere]]**|The PHPP can also be used for locations in the Southern Hemisphere, but a specific approach described in the PHPP manual must be adopted for this purpose.The tool can be used for PHPP up to version 9.|EN|
 +|**[[Thermal envelope|Thermal envelope]]**|**[[Temperature reduction factors for unheated or partially heated extensions]]**|Calculation tool for temperature reduction factors to temperature zone "​X"​ in the PHPP "​Areas"​ worksheet.|EN,​ DE|
 +|**[[Thermal bridges|Thermal bridges]]**|**[[Calculation of heat losses of drain pipes]]**|This tool enables a more accurate calculation of heat losses from internal drain pipes for wastewater and stormwater.|EN,​ DE|
 +|:::​|**[[Thermal bridge tool]]**|The tool is performance-oriented,​ focuses on highly energy-efficient details and building, much more flexible than a thermal bridge catalogue, and much faster than a thermal bridge software.|EN|
 +|**[[Windows|Windows]]**|**[[Window tool]]**|The Window tool provides an overview regarding life-cycle costs, hygiene, and comfort for comparison of different windows.|EN|
 +|:::​|**[[Hygiene tool]]**|Hygiene tool provides a quick and easy prediction of the expected hygral quality based on the relative humidity and the suitability of a component with regard to its temperature factor for the simulated situation, even without a deep knowledge of physical processes.|EN|
 +|**[[Ventilation|Ventilation]]**|**[[Commissioning tool - ventilation checklist]]**|The Commissioning tool serves planners and ventilation system installers in how to communicate the correct operational data and how to adequately adjust a ventilation system.|Currently being revised.|
 +|:::​|**[[Ventilation tool]]**|The tool offers collected information regarding controlled ventilation for customers such as building or flat owners.|EN|
 +|:::​|**[[PHLuft]]**|The PHLuft software consists of the three parts: Heat output, Ground heat exchanger, Heat exchanger. The software is intended to aid designers of Passive House ventilation systems.|DE|
 +|:::​|**[[Pressure loss calculation tool]]**|Calculation of pressure losses in ventilation ducts (circular and rectangular).|DE|
 +|:::​|**[[PHErde]]**|The tool is intended to serve Passive House designers as an aid for the design and calculation of brine-to-earth heat exchangers.|DE|
 +|**[[Cooling|Cooling]]**|**[[Cooling systems tool]]**|Different cooling configurations can quickly be entered and compared, so that an informed choice of the appropriate system combination is possible.|EN|
 +|**[[Heat pump|Heat pump]]**|**[[Heat pump tool]]**|Derive COP and EER values to the values needed for PHPP for air-to-air heat pumps.|Currently being revised.|
 +|:::​|**[[Sound protection – tools and calculations]]**|This tool is intended as aid for approximate calculation and dimensioning of sound protection measures by the designer.|DE|
 +|**[[Electricity|Electricity]]**|**[[Lift energy demand tool]]**|This tool helps to assess the energy demand of lifts using the Excel®-Tool of the Passive House Institute. The assessment follows the calculations presented in VDI 4707 2009-3. |EN, DE|
 +|**[[Monitoring|Monitoring]]**|**[[Data processing tool]]**|This tool aids in the preparation of measurement data for use in the energy balancing with PHPP|EN, DE|
 +|:::​|**[[Construction site photos list]]**|This tool is an aid for the construction site photos collection for the Passive House final Certification. ​ |EN, DE|
 +|:::​|**[[Construction site photos list - detailed]]**|The detailed list, which can be connected with the PHPP and give you more precise information about the pictures which need to be taken on the building site.|EN|
 +|:::​|**[[Scaled pointer]]**|The Passive House Institute has designed a scaled pointer for use during building site visits - as a scale and reference within building site photos.|EN, DE|
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