Posts tagged with ‘energy’

Passive House Standards and Criteria

The Passive House Standard: three steps to meeting certification

Fri Mar 20, 2015

The Passive House Standard may seem like a daunting prospect to those who are new to the concept and the idea is often shrouded in many myths from its design stages to its end use. It is important to...

We ask our colleagues at Zehnder America to comment on some of the most energy-efficient homes on US soil: Belfast Ecovillage homes use 90 per cent less energy to heat and cool.

What are the real world cost savings of living in a Passive House?

Sat Nov 22, 2014

While typical homes of a comparable size require families to spend several thousand dollars each year on heat alone, my family of four in mid coast Maine spent less than $120 a month last winter on al...