One million certified Passive House square metres!

Good news for the energy conservation movement: the Number of certified Passive House square metres has reached one million!
Read more in this news release form the International Passive House Institute.

Interestingly, this certified Passive House is a retrofitted 1922 arts and crafts style home in California, proving that it is possible to upgrade the existing building stock in North America to Passive House energy efficiency standard, preserving the embodied energy that is in these building and preserving our cultural heritage.

The people at Midori house didn’t stop after implementing Passive House energy conservation measurements. They also installed a solar hot water system and implemented water conservation measurements.

Read more about the Midori house at Greenspiration and at their own Midori Haus Blog.

About Hajo Meijer

Hajo Meijer is the sole proprietor of Ecocentric Design, committed to deeply sustainable architecture.
Hajo is a graduate from the faculty of Architecture at the TU Delft in the Netherlands and a certified Passive House Designer.
Hajo lives with his family on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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