Category Archives: Zero-Energy
Why material choice becomes more important when building energy efficient homes.
About a month ago I attended the Passive House Conference in Vancouver where Chris Magwood from the Endeavor Centre presented his research on the impact of materials choice in the building of a Passive House (or any other super insulated … Continue reading
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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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