The Passive House Standard can be hard to achieve with existing buildings. EnerPHit provides multiple solutions for certifying retrofits with Passive House components.
For the six-floor condo building, MESH Architectures deployed mass timber for its aesthetic and environmental benefits.
Phius (Passive House Institute US) has updated its Passive House certification standards for 2021 onward—with net zero as the goal.
Passive House design is energy-efficient, but may require a bit of extra planning. Here are nine resources to ensure you’re in the right hands when implementing Passive House principles in your own project.
The Catskill Project aims to deliver 90 acres of single family homes in “one of the most energy efficient residential developments in the Greater New York Area,” according to project leaders.
Ann Arbor new build meets PHIUS+ requirements and provides year-round comfort.
A New York firm shows that large-scale housing developments can be both sustainable and affordable.
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