Celebrating 1 Year completion of Surrey’s + Greater Vancouver’s 1st Passive House Residence

We are excited for the homeowners of  Surrey’s 1st Passive House who already enjoyed living in their new home for over a year. During the last 12 months, a long list of little… Continue reading

A healthy, productive & energy efficient environment for our kids to learn and grow – Introducing the Passive House School

A Win – Win – Win situation for Parents, Students and the School Board Schools designed and constructed (or retrofitted) to meet the stringent Passive House Building Energy standard have become more and more popular… Continue reading

Fort St John – Municipalities leading the way to a Low-Energy Building Future

What can happen when a municipality becomes the owner and builder of a Passive House project? by Ayme Sharma and Marty Paradine Marken Projects Design Studio joined forces with a small group of… Continue reading

Innovative Architecture paired with sustainable, energy efficient multi family construction a perfect fit for North America

Example: Affordable Multifamily Housing in Bregenz, Vorarlberg – Project “Residential Park Sandgrubenweg” by Rhomberg Bau The single & two family sector have come a long way in many parts of North America: We… Continue reading

Strategies promoting energy efficient design & construction – two recent examples from Vancouver, BC and Kimberley, Kootenays

Vancouver: Home Efficiency Labelling | Kimberley: Energuide Rebate Program Metro Vancouver is considering a campaign to develop a recognized label which will display the energy efficiency of a home – something that’s long… Continue reading