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-Some critics came up stating "there can't be one size for every site". This statement is correct, it is already anticipated in the criterea: That is, why passive house is a functional standard rather than a descriptive one. Of course the criteria lead to different solutions in different climates: You will need more insulation in Stockholm than in Palermo and more shading the other way arround. But designers are absolutely free how to choose their solution meeting the PHPP-energy-balance. So, there will be many different solutions in each climate; that is, why a functional standard has much more flexibility than a descriptive one.\\+Some critics came up stating "there can't be one size for every site". This statement is correct, it is already anticipated in the criteria: That is, why passive house is a functional standard rather than a descriptive one. Of course the criteria lead to different solutions in different climates: You will need more insulation in Stockholm than in Palermo and more shading the other way arround. But designers are absolutely free how to choose their solution meeting the PHPP-energy-balance. So, there will be many different solutions in each climate; that is, why a functional standard has much more flexibility than a descriptive one.\\
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