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Special Passive House Component Episode: Hugh Whiriskey of Partel

In this special Passive House Component Episode, Passive House Podcast cohost Zack Semke interviews Hugh Whiriskey, founder and Technical Director of Partel, the Galway, Ireland-based developer and manufacturer of high-performance airtight and windtight systems with distribution throughout Ireland, the UK, North America, and mainland Europe.

Hugh is an engineer, a former practitioner of high performance building, and now a designer and leader in the manufacture of high performance buildings products that are key to Passive House practice. In his conversation with Zack, Hugh shares his motivations for founding Partel, the role that building regulations in the UK and Ireland are playing in advancing Passive House adoption, what that advancement means for high performance building products moving forward, and the key role of education in further accelerating the transition to Passive House construction and retrofits.

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