Update: Canadian Passive House PLUS townhall in Valleyview is setting new energy efficiency standard

Currently under construction, the new townhall in Valleyview is slated to become the 1st Passive House PLUS office building in the world, setting a new standard for energy efficiency. Equipped with a 78… Continue reading

Passive House and Vancouver’s updated Rezoning Policy

As of May 1 2017 Vancouver’s new green building rezoning policy came into effect. It outlines the TWO different paths to rezone a property within the City of Vancouver. The international Passive House… Continue reading

PART II: SUSTAINABLE INTERIOR DESIGN – PASSIVE HOUSE – ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDING PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS

BY Marybeth Welty In part one of our sustainable interior design (SID) series we talked in short on sustainable design, sustainable architecture, and sustainable interior design, and the differences between the three.  I… Continue reading

Canada’s 1st Passive House Townhall coming to Valleyview Alberta

  Marken Consulting is excited to be part of the planning team working on developing the 1st certified Passive House Townhall in Canada, to be located in Valleyview, Alberta. Our team is providing… Continue reading

New Surrey Passive House offers multigenerational living

The City of Surrey’s first multifamily Passive House is combining energy efficiency and multigenerational living in a progressive designed duplex building. The fully handicap accessible two family residence designed by Marken Design +… Continue reading