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

Vancouver’s First Multifamily Passive Building receives Passive House Certification

Designed by Marken Design + Consulting, Vancouver’s first multifamily building to meet the International Passive House Standard has received the final nod from the International Passive House Institute making it one of the… Continue reading

How can we make green, energy efficient housing more affordable? Example from Western Austria – Passive House, Net Zero, Low Energy Buildings

While an increasing number of municipalities in North America are setting new energy efficiency goals for new construction to tackle the negative environmental impact buildings have, they face the daily challenge of make housing more affordable… Continue reading