Category Archives: Sustainable Building

Passive House is for wimps : TreeHugger

‘PassiveHouse is for wimps; the Powerhouse standard is crazy tough. And these Norwegians do it in the dark.’ Powerhouse energy standard = Passive House + Net-Zero Energy, including all embodied energy over the life time of the building! This hotel, … Continue reading

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Kaslo Passive House Construction II

Kaslo Passive House construction has reached lock-up – the house in enclosed. The walls are up, the roof is on and the doors and windows are installed. The house is weather tight – Let winter come! South facade with lots of windows. South-west … Continue reading

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Some good reads

Monte Paulsen researches and writes about sustainability for The Tyee and other Canadian publications. He produced some really good reads about Passive House and other sustainable building topics. Read them here.

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