A list of Passive House suitable windows available in Canada & USA – by Marken Design + Consulting

Seven years ago we started designing high performance homes in Canada including to standards such as Net Zero and Passive House. One of the biggest obstacles back then was the lack of high quality, energy efficient… Continue reading

Update: Passive House Incentives in Vancouver – New COV Green Buildings Rezoning Policies include Passive House

Vancouver includes International Passive House Standard in their bylaws For those who have been working on bringing the Passive House design principles mainstream in Canada over the last couple of years, this development is quite satisfying:  As… Continue reading

Passive House Design – Some of the most common PHPP mistakes by WARM Low Energy Practise

UK Passive House Certifier Lays out the 10 most common (and significant) PHPP Mistakes – PLUS One from us… With more and more Passive House Buildings planned all over the world but especially in… Continue reading

Passive Architecture for India – Presenting the Fort St. John Passive House at PLEA Conference in Ahmedabad

Post PLEA Conference Report by Ayme Sharma – Fort St John Passive House Presentation Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) is an autonomous, non-profit, network of individuals sharing ex- pertise in the arts,… Continue reading

First Passive House Multifamily Building slated to start construction in Vancouver, Canada #Passivehouse #NetZero

Passive House Duplex starting construction in Vancouver – Another First for Marken Design + Consulting After a lengthy development and building permitting process, Vancouver’s first Multifamily Building aiming at meeting the stringent Passive House Energy… Continue reading