What is a low energy house?

A low-energy house is a building that has very low energy consumption, typically in the range of 15-50 kWh / m2 per year. To achieve this low consumption, a high-quality house design is required, well-constructed building procedures without thermal bridges.  The low-energy house must have a covered building envelope, installed thermal insulating windows and doors.  Not to be missed by well-insulated soil, insulated ceiling of the last floor and insulated foundations.