Category Archives: Passive House

Will Passive House prevent war?

Check out this cool video about the importance of building super energy efficient buildings, and why the Passive House standard is better than the LEED standard. The Black & White of Green Building from Charlie Hoxie on Vimeo. (If the … Continue reading

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Passive [Solar] House

I have always been an enthusiastic advocate of passive solar design. The concept is so simple: rearrange the building components to maximize the harvesting and storing of solar energy. Do this by moving most of the windows you’re installing to … Continue reading

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Passive House in a nutshell

Passive House is a building concept that is very energy-efficient, requiring such a small amount of heat that it can be heated by mainly passive heat sources, such as incoming sunlight, household appliances and inhabitants. A HRV (Heat Recovery Ventilation) … Continue reading

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